TITLE

The Death Penalty

AUTHOR(S)
van den Haag, Ernest; Schwarzschild, Henry
PUB. DATE
April 1985
SOURCE
ABA Journal;Apr85, Vol. 71 Issue 4, p38
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Features views opposing or supporting death penalty in the United States. Constitutional provisions consistent with death penalty; State's arrogation of God-like wisdom to decide who should live and who should die; Deterrent effect of death penalty; Argument of social utility; Exemplary effect of death penalty; Violation of elementary human dignity and human rights.
ACCESSION #
4805799

 

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