English and Literature
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ACKER, JAMES. "The Death Penalty: An American History." Contemporary Justice Review 6.2 (2003): 169-187. Academic Search Premier. Web. 2 Oct. 2012. This article shows the history of the death penalty as well, this supports my thesis because you should learn from the past and not do what use to happen on the daily.
Aldhous, Peter. "The Grisly Lottery Of Death-Row Iqs." New Scientist 215.2878 (2012): 6-7. Academic Search Premier. Web. 2 Oct. 2012.This article is a perfect example of why we should not execute someone who's IQ is at a low standard. It's wrong and inhumane.
Bing, Zou. "Improvement On Rights Protection Of Criminals Of Death Penalty In China." Asian Social Science 8.8 (2012): 40-44. Academic Search Premier. Web. 27 Sept. 2012. This article states in china's ways of protecting there inmates.
French, Laurence A. “Mental Retardation and the Death Penalty in the USA: The Clinical and Legal Legacy.” Criminal Behaviour and Mental Health 15.2 (2005): 82-86. Academic Search Premier. Web. 20 Sept. 2012. This source discusses a famous case involving a criminal with mental retardation and how it is cruel and unusual punishment to execute criminals with such a condition. Therefore it supports my position on eliminating executing the mentally ill. Switzer 2
Johnson, David T. "American Capital Punishment In Comparative Perspective." Law & Social Inquiry 36.4 (2011): 1033-1061.Academic Search Premier. Web. 2 Oct. 2012. This article states the history of the death penalty and shows both sides of the argument of abolishing the death penalty.
Tassé, Marc J. “Adaptive Behavior Assessment and the Diagnosis of Mental Retardation in Capital Cases.” Applied Neuropsychology 16 (2009): 114-29. Academic Search Premier. Web. 20 Sept. 2012. This article provides in depth information…...