Death penalty | Criminal homework help

 

Instruction: Please write an essay to discuss the question below. The essay should be typed using the APA format. Marks will be deducted if a bibliography (reference list) is not included. The essay should be no more than 2-3 pages long.

Essay Question: In the Classical theory, Cessare Beccaria called for the abolition of capital punishment. He offered that the death penalty is not useful within a rational and orderly criminal justice system since the irrevocable nature of the death penalty is “incompatible with the fallible human judgments that are necessarily involved in sentencing someone to death”.

Discuss the main issues in the debate concerning the application of the death penalty in general and in the Caribbean. Should the death penalty be reserved for serious crimes such as genocide?

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