Julie Delcour Death Penalty Analysis

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Cost of the Death Penalty When it comes to the topic of the death penalty being cost effective. Most of us will readily agree that the death penalty is the most expensive, that it’s a financially impractical punishment for convicted murders. Where this agreement usually ends, however, is on the question of whether capital punishment with one execution is more expensive than life a sentence without the possibility of parole, Others maintain that since many law enforcement officials consider that it is an effective deterrent against homicides and a sufficient use of taxpayer dollars. My own view is that those convicted of capital punishment should be sentenced to life imprisonment without getting any parole because it is more cost effective. According to Julie Delcour, “The Cost of the Death Penalty Outweighs its Benefits to Society,” she states that death penalty cases are much more expensive than other criminal cases and cost more than throwing them in jail for life…show more content…
There were almost whole the chiefs take stock of ranked the death penalty last among their priorities for crime fighting, that they did not accept based on murder rates that it deterred against homicides. Most rated it as the least efficient use of limited taxpayer dollars. In the article by Delcour, she states “New York abolished its death penalty in 2007. In the many years the law was on books, no death sentences were upheld by its court nor was any offender executed.” She states on that other hand, “New Mexico get rid of its death penalty in 2009.” (3). A philosophical belief about the capital punishment to observe the financial impracticality of the system because leaders should begin an investigation to determine the cost of the death penalty system. They could make a more informed choice about whether to keep it for sentences for life without
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