Case Study 3 - Why was capital punishment abolished?
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Since capital punishment was abolished in 1965, several states in the USA have returned to this form of punishment. Should Britain follow suit?
1. Look at the reasons for and against capital punishment given in this Case-Study. Are they still valid?
2. What other reasons for, or against, the re-introduction of capital punishment can you think of?
3. Ask friends and family for their views and add them to your list.
Make your decision and explain it.