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University of Baltimore Law

Capital punishment

2002

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America’S Death Penalty: Just Another Form Of Violence, John Bessler Jan 2002

America’S Death Penalty: Just Another Form Of Violence, John Bessler

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The author in this piece reflects on the death penalty in the U.S. in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The writer goes on to argue that capital punishment is, in and of itself, a form of violence. Also discussed in the article are the gradual removal of executions from public view, issues of deterrence and violent crime, and the author's preference for life-without-possibility-of-parole sentences.