The death penalty: opposing viewpoints

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Paul A. Winters
Greenhaven Press, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 192 pages
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A collection of articles debating the issues of capital punishment discusses whether it is legally and morally just or unjust, and how much of a safeguard it is to society

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Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
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Three Centuries of Debate on
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The Death Penalty Will Not Discourage Crime 1764
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About the author (1997)

Editor Paul Winters was born on April 3, 1965 in San Diego, California. He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (1988) and earned an M. A. from the University of California, Davis (1991). He has worked for UCLA, the Getty Art History Information Program, Greenhaven Press and Enslow Publications. He has worked on several series aimed at high school students, including Opposing Viewpoints, Current Controversies and At Issue.

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