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Popular Arguments

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Abstract

Consider now some perpetually popular arguments against the death penalty.

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Death Penalty Deterrent Effect Habit Formation Life Imprisonment Popular Argument 
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Notes

  1. 1.
    Sir Leon Radzinowicz, A History of English Criminal Law,vol. 4 (London: Stevens, 1948, 1956, 1968). See particularly Volume 1, which is replete with the history of capital punishment.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Michel Foucault, Discipline and Punish, trans. Alan Sheridan (New York: Pantheon, 1977 ), pp. 3–6.Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Arthur Koestler, Reflections on Hanging ( London: Gollancz, 1956 ), p. 58.Google Scholar

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© Ernest van den Haag and John P. Conrad 1983

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