Last updated on: 3/13/2013 | Author: ProCon.org

Does the death penalty deter crime?

Does
the death penalty deter crime?
– Read pro and con arguments from former New York Governor George E. Pataki (pro), former
US District Court and US Court of Appeals Judge H. Lee Sarokin (con), Emory
University Professor of Economics Paul H. Rubin (pro), Stanford University
Professor of Law John J. Donohue III (con), late US Supreme Court Justice
Lewis Franklin Powell Jr (pro), the American Civil Liberties Union (con), and
more.