April 19, 2012
Death Penalty, Who Cares? Not Criminals
Kevin Johnson, Washington Post
WASHINGTON — In the more than three decades since the national moratorium on the death penalty was lifted, there is no reliable research to determine whether capital punishment has served as a deterrent, according to a review by the National Research Council.
The review, partially funded by the Justice Department’s National Institute of Justice, found that one of the major shortcomings in all previous studies has...
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