Presented by: Leah Jackson
The Death Penalty also known as capital punishment, is the lawfulimposition of death as punishmentfor crimes. It is the ac...
- The death penalty started in the colonial times.- Methods that were used to kill individuals werehanging, beheading, qua...
   In Indiana, the total cost of the death penalty is    38% greater than the total cost of life without    parole   In ...
   DEATH PENALTY DETERRENCE- 84% of our former and present presidents of the country’s top    academic criminological soc...
Preventing Murder   How would you spend tens of millions of                 dollars a year ?Prevention policy: treatment f...
If the society knew more, would we begin tomove away from death penalty?
English 104 death penalty leah jackson
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English 104 death penalty leah jackson

  1. 1. Presented by: Leah Jackson
  2. 2. The Death Penalty also known as capital punishment, is the lawfulimposition of death as punishmentfor crimes. It is the act of killing or executing an individual who isfound guilty of a serious crime, by the government.
  3. 3. - The death penalty started in the colonial times.- Methods that were used to kill individuals werehanging, beheading, quartering, boiling andstoning.- Executions were carried out for such capitaloffenses as marrying a Jew, not confessing to acrime, and treason.
  4. 4.  In Indiana, the total cost of the death penalty is 38% greater than the total cost of life without parole In New York, it costs approximately $23 million per person. In Tennessee, the death penalty trials cost 48%more than a life sentence trial.
  5. 5.  DEATH PENALTY DETERRENCE- 84% of our former and present presidents of the country’s top academic criminological societies say that the death penalty does not act as a deterrent to murder.
  6. 6. Preventing Murder How would you spend tens of millions of dollars a year ?Prevention policy: treatment for mentally ill individuals, drug/alcohol treatmentPublic Safety: Make more resources available for the community and social services
  7. 7. If the society knew more, would we begin tomove away from death penalty?

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