JUS 505 Week 5 Assignment, Death Penalty Essay
Write an essay (1,250-1,500 words) that presents arguments for and against the abolishment of the death penalty. In your essay, be sure to do the following:
- Include statistics regarding the use of the death penalty as a deterrent. Explain how the death penalty has impacted law enforcement.
- Explain if there is or is not empirically verified support for the use of the death penalty as a deterrent to crime.
JUS 505 Week 5 Discussion 1: Discuss whether the reinstatement of the death penalty in 1976 after a 4-year hiatus did or did not result in an empirically verified deterrent. Explain if you are in favor of or against the death penalty. Support your position
JUS 505 Week 5 Discussion 2: What would be the pros and cons of abolishing the death penalty? Support your answer with specifics.