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Thesis Statement The death penalty should be abolished from the United States IThe death penalty is not an effective deterrent for monstrous crimes A Scientific studies have consistently failed to find convincing evidence that the death penalty deters crime more effectively than other punishment Amnesty B A New York Times survey released in September 2000 found that during the last 20 years the homicide rate in the states with the death penalty has been 48 percent to 101 percent higher than in the states with out the death penaltyAmnesty USA IIThe economic ramifications of the death penalty are higher than the costs of a life term sentence A Numerous studies have shown that it is significantly less expensive than capital punishmentDeath Penalty B The defense costs were about four times higher in cases where death was sought than in comparable cases where death was not soughtDeath Penalty IIIThe chance of being proven innocent is too great when dealing with the death penalty A Since 1973 112 people have been released from death row with evidence of their innocenceDeath Penalty BJames Liebmen stated An astonishing 82 percent of death row inmates did not deserve the death penalty also One in twenty death row inmates are later found not guiltyAmerican Civil CIn many cases it was good fortune rather than the criminal justice system that established innocenceAmerican Civil DIt is irrevocable and can be inflicted on the innocent it has never been shown to deter crime more effectively than other punishment Amnesty IVJustice of the victim is not achieved through the death penalty A The death penalty is a way to let the criminal off easy B By giving a criminal life in prison with out parole there is no chance the criminal will get out and they spend the rest of their lives living with what they have done and most likely suffering The Death
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