What Crimes Are Punished By The Death Penalty ?   

          There are few nations, including the United States, that still use death penalty for crimes like murder. In the United States, crimes subject to death penalty vary by jurisdiction. All jurisdictions term murder as a capital crime. However, most jurisdictions require aggravating or infuriating circumstances to mete out death penalty to a prisoner. More...

Capital Chamber Gas Punishment

Capital Chamber Gas Punishment

The electrocution method was considered quite gruesome by the lawmakers in the state of Nevada and so a less violent form of execution was proposed in 1921. Capital punishment was redefined with a new method, the gas chamber. Dr. Allen Mclean Hamilton, a toxicologist, was the first proponent of gassing. He suggested it as a more humane method of execution. More...

 

Death Penalty For Drug Transportation In The US

Death Penalty For Drug Transportation In The Us

When an individual or a group transports illegal drugs knowingly from one place to another, he is guilty of drug or narcotic transportation. Drug transportation is the transportation/distribution of drugs regardless of the distance or quantity. When narcotics are transported across state or national borders, the case is generally charged under federal law. More...

 

Death Penalty Or Life In Prison Cost

Death Penalty Or Life In Prison Cost

The United States is one of the few nations in the world that still uses the death penalty for certain crimes. Many are against capital punishment as it is “barbaric” or against “American values”. Some feel that death penalty acts as a deterrent for certain crimes like murder.  It has been a matter of debate in the US as to whether death penalty is better than life imprisonment or vice versa.More...

 

Reason For The Death Penalty For Terrorist

Reason For The Death Penalty For Terrorist

Before going deep into the reasons for the death penalty for terrorists, we need know the correct legal definition of terrorism. The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) defines terrorism as the calculated use of unlawful violence or threat of unlawful violence to inculcate fear; intended to coerce or to intimidate governments or societies in the pursuit of goals that are generally political, religious, or ideological.More...

 

Reasons In Favor Of Capital Punishment

Reasons In Favor Of Capital Punishment

There has been a constant debate on whether capital punishment is a good way of deterring crime, especially murder and aggravated crimes. Some argue that the death penalty does not help in reducing crime in a particular state. Others say that states which support death penalty have higher crime rates and more severe punishment will result in more crimes. But there are studies supporting capital punishment for crimes such as murder.More...

 

Trends In Methods Of Capital Punishment

Trends In Methods Of Capital Punishment

The United States is one of few countries that still uses capital punishment for certain crimes like murder and treason. However, the method of execution has changed. Lethal injection is the current method of capital punishment used in 35 states which allow death penalty.More...

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Capital Chamber Gas Punishment - United States Laws on the Death Penalty
 

United-States-Laws-On-The-Death-Penalty      Death penalty in the United States in modern times is practiced only in cases involving murder. However, the method of execution varies by jurisdiction. Some jurisdictions are trying to expand its applicability, while others have suspended its use and some have even banned capital punishment. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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