The Pros And Cons Of Hanging In Trinidad And Tobago

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Hanging became the method of execution for the British in the tenth century. Capital offences such as unlawful marriage, treason and not confessing to a crime were carried out by execution.After which the first recorded hanging was in 1608. There was an attempt to reform the hanging and only be used for crimes of murder and treason in the United States but it was defeated by one vote. Many states reduced the number of capital crimes punishable by hanging and built state penitentiaries. Michigan became the first state to abolish the death penalty for all crimes except treason in 1846. Later Rhode Island and Wisconsin abolished the death sentence and by the end of the century many countries follow suit. Although some countries abolished hanging others held on to it, some states made more crimes capital offences. Dole Chadee(born NankissoonBoodram)and his gang were the last to be executedJune 4, 1999 via handing in Trinidad. In July of 1999, leaders of the 15-nationCaribbean Community established their own supreme courts and ceased Britain’s input on the countries capital punishment (Verkaik&Marks…show more content…
Although there are a few positive sides to the resuming, the negative sides are of greater concern. Citizens should not be afraid of the laws the government put in place but instead respect them, which leaves for concern the corruption in the legal system. Citizens’ religious beliefs should be respected andtheir mental and physical health should not decline due to the testing of their ethical standard for their job.People have rights and many times innocent persons are convicted of crimes. I think that instead of resuming hanging the government should secure land where prisoners work to produce crops for the country. So instead of death penalty they get hard labour and the country’s economy can also
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