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Exam 3 Corrections
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Three major justifications for the death penalty
2. Just Deserts
What did Beccaria believe about the death penalty?
death penalty was too severe
What is the most common method of execution since 1977?
Where do most executions occur?
2/3 of all executions transpire in 5 states, mostly in the southern states
What did a 2009 survey find about the death penalty relating to deterrence?
88% of the time the death penalty does not lead to deterrence
Furman v Georgia
Death penalty unconstitutional; the imposition of the death penalty in these cases constituted cruel and unusual punishment and violated the Constitution.
Which of the following crimes is not one of the following of which the death penalty has most commonly been imposed?
Last two people to be executed for treason?
Rosenbergs, during Red Scare
Currently which of the following is the most frequently used method of execution in the US?
Historically where did executions in the US most often occur?
In the case of Gregg v. Georgia, SCOTUS did what
mandated a bifurcated trial
The SCOTUS ruling in Furman v. Georgia revolved around what
arbitrary imposition of the death penalty
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