Pros And Cons Of Capital Punishment

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Capital punishment is commonly referred to as the death penalty; a criminal is usually punished by the state by being put to death for crimes they have committed. The death penalty is the judicial decree made by court of law and execution is the actual enforcement of the decree. Crimes punished by the death penalty are usually referred to as capital crimes/offenses and range from murder to rape.
The question of whether or not it is morally acceptable for a state to execute people and circumstances that give rise to suffer punishment being meted out has been an area of great debate. With most people arguing about the crimes that should be listed as capital crimes and those that do not pass the test. Countries like Malaysia and Singapore classify have prescribed the death penalty on government officials caught up in corruption cases, in other countries corruption cases do not attract the death penalty against corrupt officials.
There are states and parties that support the use of capital punishment for capital crimes; they advance the following arguments;
i.) Retribution
They argue that guilty people have to be punished and such punishment should be of equal measure to the crime they have committed. Justice A.S Anad and N.P Singh of the Supreme Court of India provided that, the measure of punishment depends largely on the atrocity of the crime committed the conduct of the criminal and the defenselessness of the victim. ii.) Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation here does not mean
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