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  • Capital punishment (Wikipedia)
    1 Terminology
    2 History
    3 The death penalty worldwide
    4 Ethical views on capital punishment
    5 Religious views on capital punishment
    6 Methods of execution
    7 The death penalty in arts and media ...

 

 


 

METHODS OF EXECUTION

  • UK dilemma: US death penalty drug is supplied by Britain - ACCES PAR MOT DE PASSE
    "Drugs supplied by a UK pharmaceutical company are to be used to execute a convicted murderer in the US state of Georgia on Tuesday.
    The firm's sole shareholder, wholesaler Mehdi Alavi, 50, who declined to comment also supplied California with enough drugs for 85 executions."

    (sabironlangues.typepad.fr)

  • US inmate John Duty executed with animal drug
    "Officials in the US state of Oklahoma have executed a death-row inmate with a drug cocktail that includes a sedative typically used to put down animals."

    (BBC)

  • Utah firing squad executes US killer Ronnie Lee Gardner
    "The US has carried out its first execution by firing squad in 14 years."

    (BBC)

  • Utah murderer Gardner chooses death by firing squad
    "Of the 35 US states that have the death penalty, Utah is the only one to give firing squads as an option."

    (BBC)

  • Ohio man first US person executed by single injection
    "The US state of Ohio has become the first in the country to carry out an execution with a single-drug injection, instead of a combination of three...
    Other states which have the death penalty were reported to be watching closely but some - including Florida, Kentucky, Texas and Virginia - have said they intend to keep the triple-drug method.
    Of the 36 death penalty states which have lethal injection as a means of execution, all but Ohio favour the three-drug method.
    "
    (BBC)

  • Methods of execution (procedure, history, current application) - (clarkprosecutor.org)




  • Upcoming US executions (ccadp.org)
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  • Methods of Execution :
    Authorized Methods / Authorized Methods by State / News and Information /
    Description of Each Method / Botched Executions

    (deathpenaltyinfo.org)

 


 

THE PROS AND CONS

 

  • Capital punishment - a debate : Is it ever justifiable to execute criminals? (markedbyteachers.com)


  • Essay on capital punishment.
    "Two different cases can be made. One is based on justice and the nature of a moral community.
    This leads to a defense of capital punishment. The second is based on love and the nature of an ideal spiritual community.
    This leads to a rejection of capital punishment."
    (frontiernet.net)

  • Arguments for and against (Michigan State University)
    - "Click on AGREE and DISAGREE to read both sides of each argument". (deathpenaltyinfo.msu.edu)

 

 

 

FOR THE DEATH PENALTY

 

 

 

AGAINST THE DEATH PENALTY

  • Against the death penalty - Amnesty International (amnesty-usa.org) - UPDATED




  • Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (ocadp.org)


  • ACLU "to stop the execution of the innocent" (aclu.org)





  • G. Bush : The Texecutioner (ccadp.org)
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CARTOONS


Cartoon: Tennessee Brings Back the Electric Chair
BACKGROUND + THE CARTOON + QUESTIONS + VOCABULARY
+ NOTES + ALSO SEE + Related articles 

(englishblog.com)

 

 

Cartoon: American Justice
"This cartoon by Steve Bell
from The Guardian relates to the
execution by lethal injection
of death row inmate Troy Davis 
in Georgia.
The execution went ahead despite 
serious doubts about Davis's guilt
,
after the US supreme court refused
a last-minute appeal..."

COMMENT + LINKS
(englishblog.com)

 

Death Penalty Cartoons
(cartoonstock.com)


 

April Fool
- cartoon

 

Life and Death
(archive.gamespy.com)

 

 

 

ART

 


 

TAPES

  • Execution tapes - Inmates' Last Words - You can listen to them (soundportraits.org)