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The main arguments in favor of death penalty are its moral value, role in reducing criminal instinct, justice to the victim and equality before law. First of all, death penalty is helpful to maintain the moral code of a society. If death penalty is totally discarded, there is high possibility for anarchy and related issues. From a different angle of view, death penalty provides honor to human dignity with moral sense. Death penalty is helpful to reduce criminal instinct among the people in a society. Besides, fear of death penalty can prevent the criminals from committing murder. To be specific, punishment other than death penalty is not a serious threat against life. In addition, death penalty limits the scope of further crime from a criminal. Petrezselyem states that “Imprisonment cannot keep a murderer from killing more people” (43). Those who are against death penalty do not provide ample importance to the victim. When death penalty is transformed to lifetime imprisonment or other punishments, justice to the victim is totally neglected. When a criminal is allowed to escape for death penalty, the concept of equality before law is totally ignored. Death penalty cannot restore the victim’s life, but the same can be act the role of an important lesson to the criminals who are aiming to commit crimes. To be specific, death penalty is not provided to all criminals, but to the anti-social and brutal criminals.
The main arguments against death penalty are: death penalty is inhuman and a mistake which cannot be corrected. Those who are totally against death penalty argue that the same is inhuman because it is similar to murder. Besides, it is totally against the rule of nature because the accused individual is helpless before the law. Some others who are against death penalty argue that the same is a mistake which cannot be corrected. Banks states that “In another case, a black school custodian was wrongly convicted of the rape and murder of
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