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Capital Punishment Informative Report

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Capital Punishment Informative Report.
Capital punishment is also known as the 'death penalty,' which is the decision to
terminate an individual's life after the verdict following legal proceedings. According to
(Widgery 4), the execution methods include; lethal injection, gas chamber, hanging, firing squad,
and electrocution. Capital punishment is supported and opposed by multiple arguments. This
informative report presents information on the issue of capital punishment.
Various reasons validate capital punishment, with existing counterclaims that oppose the
death penalty. Arguments supporting capital punishment are that capital punishment guarantees
revenge against an individual. This revenge follows the 'eye for eye' standard with the death
penalty as retribution for the culprit's atrocities. Another argument is that a person who murders
is not eligible for rehabilitation, and imprisonment of the individual is in vain. The final
argument supporting capital punishment is that it serves as a lesson to others and discourages
people from committing crimes.
Arguments against capital punishment are sensible, and I support the arguments against
the death penalty. Capital punishment degrades human life, and it violates the basic right to life
(Center for constitutional rights 1). Capital punishment may be unjustified and wrong
convictions cannot be reversed. The death penalty's effects are also not validated by evidence,

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and this rules their effectiveness. In the case of legal proceedings that take a long time before
execution, expenses are incurred, and these costs are an economic threat (Widgery 5). The
execution delay also traumatizes the victim's family because they take a longer time to heal as
they await their loved one's execution. I also oppose capital punishment because it can target
several individuals, such as political figures, and it may also be prejudiced based on external
factors like race.
Capital punishment is a form of punishment followed through legal proceedings and
leads to the culprit's execution. Capital punishment has various arguments in its support, and I
agree with the arguments against it. The primary concern that informs my decision is the
fundamental right to life to which all humans are entitled. With consideration of the arguments
against capital punishment, it is worth considering these arguments.

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Surname 1 Name Professor Course Date Capital Punishment Informative Report. Capital punishment is also known as the 'death penalty,' which is the decision to terminate an individual's life after the verdict following legal proceedings. According to (Widgery 4), the execution methods include; lethal injection, gas chamber, hanging, firing squad, and electrocution. Capital punishment is supported and opposed by multiple arguments. This informative report presents information on the issue of capital punishment. Various reasons validate capital punishment, with existing counterclaims that oppose the death penalty. Arguments supporting capital punishment are that capital punishment guarantees revenge against an individual. This revenge follows the 'eye for eye' standard with the death penalty as retribution for the culprit's atrocities. Another argument is that a person who murders is not eli ...
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