TITLE

The Death Penalty: Slowly Fading?

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor Jr., Stuart
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
National Journal;11/17/2007, Vol. 39 Issue 46/47, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author focuses on the status of death penalty in the U.S. He discusses the factors that will possibly keep the number of death sentences and executions down, including the belief of fewer jurors that a death sentence is the only way to keep a murderer off the streets. He cites the adoption of variants of the three-drug lethal injection protocol by 36 of the 38 death-penalty states and the federal government. He notes that experts argue that death penalty does not prevent crime.
ACCESSION #
27740161

 

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