TITLE

The Death Penalty In the United States: Ten Reasons to Oppose It

AUTHOR(S)
Meehan, Mary
PUB. DATE
November 1982
SOURCE
America;11/20/1982, Vol. 147 Issue 16, p310
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the 10 reasons to oppose death penalty in the U.S. One reason is the ground that occasional mistake like an execution of a man who was thought to commit a crime but did not, cannot be remedied. Another is the racial and economic discrimination in the application of death penalty. Moreover, it states that death penalty tends to arbitrary and capricious because some criminals are sentenced to death while others are not.
ACCESSION #
35688471

 

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