Mps must not shy away from debating capital punishment if a groundswell of voters backs a petition demanding it be returned to the statute. Journalists liliana segura, gabriel dance and maurice chammah took your questions about the death penalty and criminal justice reporting. Recommended citation carol s steiker, jordan m steiker, capital punishment: a century of discontinuous debate, 100 j crim l & criminology 643 (2010).
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