The Death Penalty Should Be Legal

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In the united states there are 36 states that have capital punishment with an extraordinary total of two thousand two hundred and ten convictions awaiting execution. However twenty-three out of the thirty-six state have not executed anyone in twenty years. Of the one hundred and seventeen excutions , a high number of seventy-two percent excuted even ten percent of those sentenced to death. For instance in the state of Alabama are one hundred and thirty-four murderers serving life terms without ever getting parole, forty-two are sitting on death row. According to Carnes , 1989 the attorney general who is in charge of capital punishment division, stated that society along with the jurors like life without parole because its seem a lot safer and raises less concerns in the community. According to some estimates, the death penalty can be very expensive and costly. The death penalty has estimate at a cost of three million dollars in court, prison and legal costs. And it said the for that cost the state of Alabama can cover the cost for seven conviction for forty years. Several type of Punishment is allowed in the United States, to include community service, monetary fines, forfeiture of property, and restitution to victims, confinement in jail or prison and death. Punishment can be determined in several different ways throughout history. Some country punish criminal secretly for a crime committed, like Ancient Rome, if a person who murdered a relative, there punishment would be enclosed in a sack with a cock, a viper, a dog, and a monkey which would nibble and eat at the flesh of the human body , afterward they would cast the body into the sea. Until the nineteenth century, ancient punishment was brought to England. The death pena... ... middle of paper ... ...r, it shall be done to him, fracture for fracture, eye for an eye, tooth for tooth. As humane being we all have free will and are responsible for making rational decisions. However, a person who decides to take matter into their hand and in doing so bring bodily harm to another should be given the stiffes punishment From the King James Version of the bible, in Exodus 21:24 states, if a man hurt a woman, he shall be punished, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, and foot for foot. Although this might sound a little cruel, I think if our justice system punish in this way, we would have a lot less crimes. As human being we all have free will and are responsible for making rational decisions. However, a person who decides to take matter into their hand and in doing so bring bodily harm to another should be given the stiffens punishment law has to offer.

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