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Life in Prison or the Death Penalty

by Viktoriia

(Ukraine)

What should happen to him?

What should happen to him?

By punishing murderers with the death penalty, society is also guilty of committing murder. Therefore, life in prison is a better punishment for murderers.

To what extent do you agree or disagree with this statement?

There is currently a contentious argument over whether criminals should be imprisoned for committing murders instead of having a capital punishment. I totally agree that offenders ought to spend their lifetime in jails because the punishment of death for a crime does not deter crimes and people have no right to take another human life.

The main reason why I believe that incarceration should be implemented for all sorts of crimes is because the death penalty does not stop humans from committing offences. This is due to the fact that many criminals do not think they will be caught and sure that they are able to get away with it. As well as this, executing prisoners often creates a savage culture, and so it may even boost crime rate.

Another reason why I support the notion that killers have to be put behind bars is due to the fact that our society has no prerogative of committing homicide. This is because human life is valuable, and it must not be destroyed by the offender’s bad conduct.

In conclusion, I absolutely agree that even severe law violators are to be jailed. This is because death sentence is not likely to reduce crime rate, and any person has and inalienable right to life.
Given this situation, it seems that the authorities should provide highly qualified rehabilitation for the accused giving them a chance to make a difference in their consecutive social life in the future and for the public to be certain that risks of repetitive offences are significantly decreased or even totally eliminated.

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Sep 13, 2017

why give a chance to criminals???

by: Aman


Your essay was good, but I feel why should we give a chance or take a risk about criminals.

Criminals are not be trusted easily. A capital punishment in only when a crime is crossing the boundaries of humanities goes off. Crimes like murder, rape are not a kind of a mistake that a person one it bcoz he or she is may not conscious are u really kidding, it is a crime so for the crimes which are shameful to humanities and man kindness, so they should not b forgiven by just putting a person into a jail.

They have no right to live in a society, in a world bcoz they are not called as humans they are devils and w all know well where the devils from the world have to go. so, at last, i would say that the criminals must think before doing so an after the crime they not be forgiven and there must be a capital punishment for shameful crimes like rape and murder………


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Capital Punishment

by Azam

(Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan)

Without capital punishment (the death penalty) our lives are less secure and crimes of violence increase. Capital punishment is essential to control violence in society.

To what extent do you agree or disagree?

I thoroughly agree with the proposition, capital punishment should be made mandatory in our society, where crime ratio is being increased day by day because we live in a world where people are not even certain about how they are going to return, either on legs or on shoulders. There is a law of physics, which is known as “Murphy’s Law”, which states that “Whatever can go wrong, will go wrong”. So whose duty is it to make it right again?

To start with, the ratio of crime and terrorism is being so increased exponentially. People feel unsafe, even being at their own homes. Criminals show no compassion or mercy to those who are being held by them as captives. I do not know what they get by doing such heinous and diabolical acts. In my opinion, death penalty should be made as an essential punishment for those criminals and insurgents who love to annihilate the humanity or the society we live in, where people get massacred brutally just like flies in air. The good example of this is in most of middle-eastern countries where criminals get beheaded or hanged publicly for their wrongdoings, that is why their crime ratio is equivalent to almost zero. Crime is afterall a crime, irrespective of how big or small it is. By this i mean that, adopting such policy might frightens those criminals and make them to think at least ten times before bringing any kind of furor among citizen and annihilate them.

On the other hand, many people or activists think that criminals are also humans so they also deserve another chance to rectify themselves to become a better citizen in future.

From these facts, I would maintain that, no human-being happens to be an insurgent, criminal or terrorist by birth. It is just the time which plays as a best teacher for some and worst for some.

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Mar 23, 2015

Check my essay

by: Azam


Admin, Can you review/rate my essay please?


Apr 01, 2015

helpful

by: Harshil


Thank you so much for writing essay for me it would be helpful for me in future.


Oct 07, 2015

capital punishment in Pakistan

by: Anonymous


Nice effort


Oct 12, 2015

Irrelevant

by: Anonymous


Well u havent mentioned what are the side effect for capital punishment
Hundreds of more will stand
Ex…. Sadam Hussain

So sometimes it is not helpful infact it is harmful


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Death Penalty

by sadineni

(Bangalore)

With Out Capital punishment (The death Penalty) our lives are less secure and crimes of violence increase.

Do you agree or disagree?

Death is same for both good people and as well as bad people (criminals). Fear of death is the deepest and strongest fear in the humane race. Nobody raise hand aganist this point. But here the question is whether capital punishment is essential to controle violence in society? Can We use this fear of death to controle violence? Killing a person who was killed other person. How far it is correct?

In Recent years, If we see some crimes. even death penality is not sufficient to punish the criminals of those crimes like Nirbhaya case in India, Terrorist attack on Taj hotel in India and famous attack on world trade towers. As i already mentioned inherited death will be there in all living creatures in this universe. We can user this fear of death to prevent crime in society by installing the fear in peoples mind by hanging the criminal in the crime like nirbhaya case in India.

If some body ask the question, How far it is correct to kill a person with the name of punishment, then deffinetly my answer is “yes it is correct” Because we have to see the intention behind killing the person. A soldier killing an enemy is not at all a crime but a person who was killed other person for the sake of money is deffinetly a crime. Similarly killing a person who was killed other person is to prevent the crime and to make justice to the victim. Capital punishment is not a new concept to us, It is there from our ancient times.

So i can conclude my argument as capital punishment is essential to controle violance in society along with efforts to chnage the idiology and way of thinking of criminals .There should be strong system not to misuse the capital punishment,other wise it may cause furthermore violence in society instead of decrease violence in society.

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Mar 28, 2015

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You have a lot of problems with your spelling.

Copy and paste your essay into a word document or similar and they should show up underlined so you can see them.


Mar 31, 2015

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