Essay On Life Imprisonment

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Death Penalty v.s Life Imprisonment

Over the years, the most debatable topic is life imprisonment and the death penalty. Today, I will be informing you why life imprisonment is better in any situation than the death penalty. The death penalty should be replaced by life imprisonment as it is very inhumane. First of all, there are innocent people executed because of different issues in the matter. Since 1973, there have been 155 people released from the death row because they were innocent. From 1973 - 1999, there was an average of 3 releases per year. From 2000 - 2011, there was an average of 5 releases per year. It's important to notice that people have been on death row by mistake. People can make life and death mistakes. In those cases,
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The things that the life imprisonment bring are swift and severe. LWOP (life imprisonment without parole), is harsh and its effect should not be underrated. I see how the death penalty will work for more harsh cases. The criminals that won't learn anything in prison should have the death penalty if they are only going to harm people. But beyond that, the families of victims and the victims themselves have more justice watching them pay for what they did. Prisoners could do use by helping solve unsolved crimes. It's important to notice that prisoners serve more justice in prison than being dead. Prisoners will never learn from their mistake if they die. Lastly, life imprisonment would start as soon as its mention. In other words, prisoners would be in custody in a matter of days. Mario M Cuomo stated, "Life without parole is [achieved] immediately. The Legislature could enact it Monday. I would sign the measure Tuesday. It would apply to crimes committed the next day. In fact, the only thing preventing the next cop killer from spending every day for the rest of his life in jail is the politics of death." What this statement says is that a prisoner could start their sentence in just three days if you will. In all, prisoners will have a hard rest of their lives. They will pay for what they caused for the families and victims. Prisoners will start their life sentence in a matter of
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