Since give punishments to criminal. Most of criminals afraid

           Since human got a social structure. A
lot of people did crime, so they looking for a solution about prevent the crime
and they made a few rules for live peaceful. A lot of punishments were made
from human and they give punishments to criminal. Most of criminals afraid the
punishments, but they can bear that. Except the death penalty. Death penalty is
the biggest punishment in the world since now. In this modern society human
divided by 2 groups about agree or disagree of death penalty.

           The first established death penalty laws date as far back as the
Eighteenth Century B.C. in the Code of King Hammurabi of Babylon, which
codified the death penalty for 25 different crimes. The death penalty was also
part of the Fourteenth Century B.C.’s Hittite Code; in the Seventh Century
B.C.’s Draconian Code of Athens, which made death the only punishment for all
crimes; and in the Fifth Century B.C.’s Roman Law of the Twelve Tablets. Death
sentences were carried out by such means as crucifixion, drowning, beating to
death, burning alive, and impalement.

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            In
1846, Michigan became the first state to abolish the death penalty for all
crimes except treason. Later, Rhode Island and Wisconsin abolished the death
penalty for all crimes. By the end of the century, the world would see the
countries of Venezuela, Portugal, Netherlands, Costa Rica, Brazil and Ecuador
follow suit. (Bohm, 1999 and Schabas, 1997). After that, some US states
abolished the death penalty from all crimes. Instead of the death penalty. They
made more jail and crime capital offenses. In 1838 some states of US passing
law about death penalty because of for removing all beginning of crimes.

           The people who
agree with death penalty said. The first reason is “We need to be ‘tough’on
crime” they said that All of the people know that crime is bad and we need to
stop it. They said the criminals don’t often plan on getting caught or think
through all the consequences” of their actions. Second reason is “They did the
crime, they should do the time”. Third reason is the Death Penalty Allows The
State To Exact Appropriate Retribution, Criminals Must Face The Consequences Of
Their Actions. Some criminal didn’t do self-reflection because judges didn’t
give a right punishment to the criminal. So the lot of people get upset because
of that happen. Criminal should have to get a right punishment from the judges
and if they did bad and bad crime, they must to got a death penalty so victim’s
family can feel more comfortable. Fourth reason is Life
Sentences For Criminals Who Should Expect The Death Penalty Are An Unfair
Financial Burden On The State. The last reason is that The Constitution Allows
For The Application Of The Death Penalty. More concrete, according to the
application of the Fifth, Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments permit the use of
the death penalty in appropriate cases. People said Death Penalty is on the constitution
and our American should follow our first constitution. Last reason of why
people agree with death penalty is The Death Penalty Is The Only Rational And Moral
Response To Some Crimes.

           Why
death penalty is wrong? Number 1: The death penalty is racist. 18.000 times of
death penalty were executed in United States before. 40% of reason why is the
black man murder white man or behave to white man. And only 42 cases of death
penalty is about white man killed black man. Many people think that in that
time, black people located under then white people. So at the people think that
death penalty is racist. Reason number 2 is The death penalty punished the
poor. 2 politician said “One searches our chronicles in vain for the execution
of any member of the affluent strata in this society.” –(Justice William 0.
Douglas)    “There is something wrong in
this country ; the judicial nets are so adjusted as to catch the minnows, and
let the whales slip through.” (Engene V. Debs). 90 percent of criminals are
poor and they couldn’t appointed lawyer. Number 3 : The penalty condemns the
innocent to die. And number 4 : The death penalty is not a deterrent to violent
crime. Over the past 10 years, studies have attempted to prove the death
penalty deters murder. But as Professor Jeffrey Fagan of the Colombia Law
School notes, these studies contain so many “serious flaws and omissions” that “this
work falls well within the unfortunate category of junk science.”

           The
south, where 80 percent of all executions take place, has a higher murder rate
than the North

           Lastly
death penalty is “cruel and unusual punishment. “In 2007, executions are on
hold in over a dozen states and botched executions have put the lethal
injection process under increasing scrutiny. In April 2005, In the British
medical journal The Lancet, a team of medical researchers found serious flaws
in how lethal injections were being administered, causing extreme suffering to
the prisoners being executed. The report found “that in 43 of the 49 executed
prisoners studied the anesthetic administered during lethal injection was lower
than required for surgery. In 43 percent of cases, drug levels were consistent
with awareness.”