The death penalty

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Greenhaven Press, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 208 pages
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Contents

Why Consider Opposing Viewpoints?
9
The Death Penalty Will Not Discourage
22
The Death Penalty Is StateSanctioned
39
Capital Punishment Will Not Safeguard
53
The Death Penalty Is Just
73
The Death Penalty Affirms the Sanctity of Life
88
The Death Penalty Is Cruel and Unusual
92
Executions Deliver Reasonable Retribution
99
A More Consistent Death Penalty Would
127
The Death Penalty Increases the Violent
133
Executions Deter Felony Murders
139
A High Conviction Rate Is a Stronger Deterrent
145
Chapter Preface
151
Wrongful Executions Are Likely
158
The Death Penalty Is Discriminatory
173
The Retarded Should Not Be Exempt from
188

Periodical Bibliography
108
The Death Penalty Does Not Deter Crime
119
Index
202
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