Justice, Civilization, and the Death Penalty : Jeffrey H. Reiman.
Zeman, Tamara M.
Zenda, Benjamin A.
Stygar, Danielle M.
Beauchaine, D. John
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This study examines Jeffrey H. Reiman's arguements against capital punishment: 1) The death penalty is detrimental to civilization 2) The death penalty is no more effective as a deterrent to crime than life in prison 3) The death penalty teaches society that murder is sometimes acceptable 4) The death penalty is a form of torture, psychological and physical.
Capital punishment--Moral and ethical aspects
Criminal justice, Administration of--Philosophy
Punishment in crime deterrence