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Death Penalty over Life Imprisonment Without Possibility of Parole

Logical_Reason
debater99

This is how the debate will function; Round 1: State your stance and that you will be debating (for instance "I accept this challenge and oppose the death penalty"). Round 2: Opening statements Round 3: Rebuttals to opening statements Round 4: Closing statements and second rebuttals Before we begin the debate, I state the following: I am arguing for the death penalty with Propositions 3 and 4 from judges Judge Arthur L. Alarcon and Paula M. Mitchell. I hope there is no confusion of wha...

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2 Comments
Updated 2 Months Ago

Should the death penalty be legalized?

thomsonmsc2014
Simoneaumsc2014

The death penalty should be legalized because it would save a lot of money to have people put to death rather than taking tax dollars to keep them held in jail....

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6 Comments
Updated 5 Months Ago

On balance, Death Penalty as a punishment has a negative impact on the society

Cermank
thett3

I’d like to thank my opponent for agreeing to debate this resolution. I hope we both have an enriching debate. I am going to argue that on balance, death penalty has a negative impact on the society. i.e the presumed improvement in law and order is not offset by the social costs of the decision. Let us start by taking a case which I believe would be universally abhorrent. Assume a person A kills innocent girls/ women by luring them into his villa. And t...

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14 Comments
Updated 6 Months Ago

Should the death penalty in America be abolished?

MasterROBO360
angryduck

I think that the death penalty in America needs to be abolished. It is morally abhorrent for a number of reasons, and there are also a number of fallacies that I believe the death penalty is established on. The point I would like to begin on is that the death penalty is, contrary to popular belief, far more expensive than a life sentence. This may be unbelievable at first. But these costs do not come from the execution itself. They come from the extended length of trials on capital crimes com...

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1 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

Death Penalty

Ore_Ele
Danielle

Full resolution: The death penalty is an ideal form of punishment for particular criminal cases. My stance on the Death Penalty: While I support rehabilitation in as many cases as possible, there are some cases where the Death Penalty is the best option. I only believe that the DP (Death Penalty) will be of absolutly no value when we have the option of completely (with 100% certainty) brainwashing criminals to esentually make them into "new" people. Now, in order for this debate to really...

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42 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

Novice's Debate Competition R1: The Death Penalty Shouldn't Be Used

TorqueDork
Josh_b

Round 1- AcceptanceRound 2- Arguments/RebuttalsRound 3- Arguments/RebuttalsRound 4- Rebuttals/Closing (no new arguments) Death Penalty- the punishment of execution, administered to someone legally convicted of a capital crime.This debate addresses death penalty in the US.Pro, me, takes the side that death penalty shouldn't be used.Con, JoshB, takes the side it should. Thanks for accepting the debate...

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4 Comments
Updated 3 Months Ago

The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished

vmpire321
MasterKage

The Resolution:"Resolved: The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished."Details: --Specific to the US/Federal GovernmentDefinitions:Death Penalty -- Capital Punishment, or punishment by death for a crime [1] [2]. Should --must, ought [3]Abolished -- to do away with; put an end to; annul; make void My Position:...

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81 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

The death penalty should be abolished

Nordenkalt444
4saken

There are many cases where people debate on this topic on how "humane" it is, but I want to talk more about effectiveness. I'd be glad to challenge anyone to this debate....

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7 Comments
Updated 11 Months Ago

The Death Penalty for It or Against it???

KGutierrez
humanright2debate

Although there are some offenders that should get the death penalty, I am against it mainly because of the cost and the uncertainty there is in sentencing someone to death....

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0 Comments
Updated 1 Month Ago

The Death Penalty should be made illegal in the USA.

MysticEgg
DavidMGold

Welcome, welcome, welcome! This debate (should he accept) will be addressing the death penalty (also know as "capital punishment") and its implications. This is my third debate with an opponent about this - because I am very fond of debating! Now, on to the format. Should my opponent, DavidMGold, accept, he will accept the following things: 1) First round is acceptance only 2) Fifth round cannot include new contentions/arguments or refutes. 3) No religious arguments can be used. 4) A for...

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8 Comments
Updated 7 Months Ago