Philosophy argumentive paper
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Rafael, Tony. The Mexican Mafia. Encounter Books, 2007. Print... Introduction Capital punishment should be upheld as a viable way of punishing capital crimes. Capital punishment, also referred to as death penalty,refers to the permanent incapacitation of criminals through legal killing. It is not a new phenomenon unique to the contemporary society as ancient civilizations such as Greece, 621 BC, utilized it to punish criminals for crimes such as homicide and murder among others of lesser...