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Sophism and Apology by Plato

In five pages this paper examines Socrates' arguments regarding capital punishment and the sophist foundation that cements them....

Letter to the Editor and Utilitarian Philosophy

In two pages this paper is structured as a letter to the editor and considers capital punishment form a utilitarian philosophical ...

Argumentative Death Penalty Paper

the study results that support their position and ignore other research. Studies that compare homicide trends in states and countr...

The Case Against Capital Punishment

applied, was arbitrary and capricious" (67). While it seemed as if the death penalty was beginning to become less popular, this ca...

Capital Punishment: Morally Acceptable And Effective Crime Deterrent

far less heinous than murder, so how is it that the Bible can be mistaken for harboring judgmental opinion against capital punishm...

Capital Punishment and Endemic Racism

penalty was much more likely to be imposed. While Texas and California do not share the same frequency in use of capital pu...

Why Capital Punishment is Necessary

is, if someone commits a heinous crime, they deserve a similar fate. The death penalty is sometimes not nearly as harsh as the cri...

Capital Punishment and Donald P. Roper v. Christopher Simmons

death (2004). While evidentiary rules are not pertinent here in terms of the guilt of the defendant, evidence is pertinent in resp...

Three Arguments Regarding Capital Punishment

In seven pages this paper considers capital punishment and three arguments such as retribution, intolerable capital offenses, and ...

'Cruel and Unusual Punishment' and the 8th Amendment

punishment.iv It was a close vote of 4 to 3, which means that not all justices on that court believed electrocution to be cruel an...

Support for the Death Penalty

topic has led noted criminologists to conclude that "...executions have no discernible effect on homicide rates" (Goertzel). There...

Ultimate Punishment by Scott Turow

of "real-world effects" anyway . In other words, the penalty will not act as a deterrent if in fact murderers are oblivious to the...

Research Proposal on the Deterrent of Capital Punishment

example, a parent might threaten to spank a child and the fear of the spanking would have a deterrent effect. Thus, the child woul...

Capital Punishment and the Philosophy of Thurgood Marshall

This 3 page paper gives a detailed analysis of Justice Thurgood Marshall's philosophical rejection of capital punishment,w hich he...

Death Penalty Debate

justice seems to supercede mercy (Budziszewski 39). This author, who is a Professor of Government and Philosophy at the University...

US Constitution’s Influence on the American Criminal Justice System

In the case of Baze v. Reese, Kentucky inmates who have been sentenced to death are claming that the states three-drug cocktail pr...

Death Penalty Arguments Both For and Against

on executions so that the society can take time to figure out why the system is broken (2002). Then, possibly, it is alluded that ...

American Ambivalence Regarding the Death Penalty

overpopulation. For a prisoner over the age of fifty-five years old, the upkeep can be as high as sixty thousand dollars per year...

U.S. Society, Success, Human Social and Cultural Capital

In thirty pages American society is examined in terms of what it regards as success in a discussion of theories by Becker, Bourdie...

Financial Management Issues

have a higher cost of capital. Borrowing usually occurs in order to enrich a company and take advantage of opportunities t...

Earthquake: A Terrifying Force

they strike without warning and can do tremendous damage. At this point the student will want to consider an experience in an ear...

Just Following Orders

equipment someone has the responsibility of guarding it. These watches, like most everything else in the military, begin and end a...

Managing Working Capital

of the cycle is arbitrary and is defined according to the assessment needs of the organization. It can be assessed in terms of a ...

Capital Punishment and American Political Changes

be the greater injustice. It can be contended that Socrates was correct, that the death penalty is an important tool for insuring...

Capital Punishment: How Americans See It

DNA testing and the overturn of convictions, two thirds of Americans still support capital punishment ("The Death Penalty - Americ...

Chrysler LLC - An Analysis

wheelbases, power steering, air bags, the first minivans, the first SUVs, the first muscle cars and so much more (Chrysler, About ...

Capital Structure of Ohio Casualty Corp

million1 this is made up of $4,336.7 debt and $1,426.4 in equity. This means that 77.3% of the company capital is debt and only 22...

Ethics of Crime and Punishment

theory (which considers social factors, disorganization, control and the learning process)and the rational choice theory (which co...

Procedure and Criminal Law VI

association and its code of ethics to provide the best service possible for all clients. The attorney cannot reject a potential a...

Interest Rates and Capital Question

rates. However, companies within the domestic economy may seek to take their borrowing requirements elsewhere, where there are lo...