“Capital Punishment” Please respond to the following:
- From the first e-Activity, specify the key reasons why legislatures inflicted capital punishment in the history of the United States. Next, debate whether or not legislatures today should inflict capital punishment. Provide a rationale to support your position.
- From the second e-Activity, take a position on whether or not the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Ingraham v. Wright should continue to be the law today. Provide a rationale to support your response.
Week 4 e-Activity
- Watch the video titled, “The History of Capital Punishment in the United States” (4 min 45 s). Be prepared to discuss. Video Source: WatchMojo.com. (2012, Jan 27). The History of Capital Punishment in the United States [Video file]. Retrieved from http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9DtjJFQnmY&feature=youtu.be This video can be viewed from within your online course shell.
- Review the case, titled “Ingraham v. Wright”, located at http://www.departments.bucknell.edu/edu/fn125/Abstract%201%202009/wilson_ingraham.html. Be prepared to discuss.