Capitol Punishment

Is trying to teach criminals the lesson that killing is wrong by, in turn, killing them right? Capital punishment has now been abolished in most countries and should not be introduced into Australia. The probability of wrongfully executing a person and later finding their innocence is overwhelmingly high and the few governments who do employ the'death penalty' wrongfully believe that it deters criminals from committing crimes. If a loved one is murdered and his family feels justice in having the murderer murdered, wouldn't this then make the family murderers?
There have many countless arguments for capitol punishment. It is a deterrent. It removes killers. It is the ultimate punishment. It satisfies the public's need for retribution. Realistically, imposing the death penalty is expensive and time consuming. Morally, it is a continuation of the cycle of violence and degrades all who are involved in its enforcement.
If a person is sentenced to the death penalty and later found innocent, the outcome is horrific for all involved. The family of the victim are left for the rest of their life to deal, knowing that their family member was innocent and still killed because of a mistake. There is then no real way justice can be done. The jury and judge who put this person to death would also have guilt hanging over their heads for the rest of their careers, I'm sure. After such occurrences it makes one question the judicial system and its safeness.
It would be impossible to rid the system of racial and social bias. Problems like prosecutorial misconduct, false experts, inadequate lawyers for poor defendants and racial bias could contribute to the wrongful execution of an innocent person. Take for example; a black man kills a white man. Would his chances of receiving the death penalty be higher than that of a white man who kills another white man? A study in Texas found of 103 appe

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