Does Capital Punishment Deter Crime?

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Does Capital Punishment Deter Crime?

While it may seem that a stricter criminal justice system, which therefore includes the death penalty, can be useful in order to deter crimes such as murder, statistics have actually demonstrated...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2018, 11:50 am (UTC)

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Does Capital Punishment Deter Crime?

Given the limitations of the social sciences, it is impossible to know for sure if the death penalty deters people from committing murder. There is simply no good and feasible way to test the...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2013, 1:18 am (UTC)

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