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|Material Type:||Juvenile audience|
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|ISBN:||9780737751710 0737751711 9780737751727 073775172X|
|Description:||127 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The death penalty violates the Constitution of the United States / Justice John Paul Stevens --
The death penalty does not violate the U.S. Constitution / Justice Antonin Gregory Scalia --
Capital punishment is morally justified / Casey Carmical --
The death penalty deters murder / Center for Individual Freedom --
The death penalty has not been proven to deter murder / Jeremy J. Collins --
Capital punishment should never be considered in child rape cases / Justice Anthony McLeod Kennedy --
Capital punishment should be considered in certain child rape cases / Justice Samuel Anthony Alito --
Legislation will help prevent racial bias in death penalty convictions / Desiree Evans --
Legislation will not help prevent racial bias in death penalty convictions / Tara Servatius --
Physician participation in executions is unethical / Daniel N. Lerman --
Physician participation in executions is not unethical / Dudley Sharp --
The death penalty violates human rights / Amnesty International --
The death penalty should be decided only under a specific guideline / Luis Klarevas --
Capital punishment is too expensive to retain / Richard C. Dieter --
Women are more often spared the death penalty / Gabrielle Banks.
|Series Title:||At issue., Social issues.|
|Other Titles:||Capital punishment|
|Responsibility:||Christine Watkins, book editor.|
A compendium of opinion on the moral and ethical issues surrounding capital punishment, including whether it deters murder and whether it's too expensive to retain.
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