In order to deter the ultimate crime does it not make sense to deploy the ultimate protection, the ultimate protection being the death penalty.Thus begs the question, is it morally unjustifiable to take a life in order to save another or in order to protect others? Generally the answer would be no. The modern form of the death penalty is not a barbaric form of a justice system; there are constantly various legislations and policies being introduced in order to ensure fair convictions. While minimising the deaths of innocent people through convictions. For example, In February 1997,the American Bar Association called fora suspension on executions, until policies could be instituted which insured that death penalty cases are fairly administered according to due processes .
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