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Michael Wilkinson 03 February 1997 English 121 Limit Death Row Appeals The Constitution of the United States outlines the rights of a person accused of a crime The individual has a right to a trial and to be judged by a jury of his peers When the result of a trial is a guilty verdict and the individual is sentenced to death the individual has a right to appeal the verdict and the sentence At the present time there are virtually no limits on the number of appeals the individual is entitled to and the process could take years Therefore the process should be altered to limit the number of appeals to one The Supreme Court of the United States re-instituted the death penalty in 1976 Between that year and 1995 314 inmates have been executed in the 37 states districts and providences of the United States that allow the death penalty There are more than 3100 inmates on death row The majority of executions are of white males Most executions are by lethal injection or electrocution In the years since the Supreme
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