TITLE

Death Penalty

PUB. DATE
April 1976
SOURCE
National Review;4/30/1976, Vol. 28 Issue 15, p437
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article deals with the response of several U.S. states regarding the constitutional criteria inferable from the Supreme Court ruling on capital punishment in 1972. Solicitor General Robert Bork stated two arguments concerning capital punishment. He stated that capital punishment is a necessary deterrent and that important questions of social policy should be settled according to laws. Hence, these arguments was evaluated by the author and stressed that deterring other crimes is a utilitarian effort.
ACCESSION #
6061329

 

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