Arguments against the death penalty
How to answer the deterrence argument
It was created to help all abolitionists answer the deterrent argument. It gives a definition of the deterrent theory, concrete reasons why academic studies have failed to prove the deterrent effect of the death penalty and compares figures about criminal rates in relation to abolition. It does not provide simple and easy answers, but explain, step by step, what to answer to those who believe that the death penalty has a deterrent effect.
- Document type Arguments against the death penalty
- Themes list Deterrence ,
- Available languages Comment répondre à l'argument de l'effet dissuasif