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Intemediate's Debate Competition R2: The Death Penalty Should Be Legal.

Bullish
SeventhProfessor

This debate is part of the Second Official DDO Tournament, hosted by TUF. http://www.debate.org/forums/debate.org/topic/36950/ And part of Round 2 of the Intermediate Tier of the tournament.

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10 Comments
Updated 10 Months Ago

Using the Threat of the Death Penalty to Ensure a Guilty Plea is Ok

MyDinosaurHands
Ajab

One common argument for the continuing existence of the Death Penalty is the idea that lawyers can threaten to pursue the Death Penalty, and thus scare the defendant into pleading guilty to a life sentence (or other lesser sentence) instead. I believe that this violates the intentions of our law system, and this argument should not be considered in a Death Penalty debate. <...

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3 Comments
Updated 7 Months 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 1 Year Ago

There is no good reason for the death penalty to be banned .

SebUK
Braun234

The title speaks for itself ....

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2 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

Acid attacker should be given death penalty.

RachanaUchiha
Preston

i think acid attackers shuld b given death penalty as the lives of victims who experiencd acid attack got highly worse, der whole lifes changes only due 2 one terrible moment and d main fact is dat majority of d victims r only girls or woman.... i think its really injustice if d attackers r not given death penalty. if any one wants 2 oppose me, please do it....

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3 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Can you be pro life but for the death penalty

televin
Abunai

I believe that abortion is the taking of a living beings life.....my position is that only God can take life. The death penalty is the taking of a living beings life......quite a few folks on death row have been released with the advent of DNA so it would seem untenable to be pro life with respect to abortion but not the death penalty...

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6 Comments
Updated 8 Months Ago

death penalty should be abolish

Aika
llama212

I think that death penalty is too cruel. In spite of the fact that somebody kills someone it does not matter that our society has rights to kill too. It means that we are murderers too. I believe that istead of death penalty it's better to give them life sentence. Because life without freedom, it is the worst think in our life. Also, we knew such situations were suffered innocent people and it is awful. That's why, before talk about every kind of death penalty, we must think about the meaning an...

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9 Comments
Updated 1 Year Ago

Why the death penalty is ineffective and should be banned by the house

Samuel60
DonRCavalier

In this debate I will be arguing that the death penalty is ineffective and due to its ineffectiveness it should be banned by the house. The reasons that I will use will be that it's expensive, it causes racial disputes, it endangers innocent lives, and finally it doesn't deter crime rates. This is how I will put it down: 1.Introduction of the debate (first round) 2.Opponent's statement that he/she will agree to debate. 3.Arguments from both 4.Rebuttal/or counter argument 5.Conclusion...

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14 Comments
Updated 4 Months Ago

Death Penalty

Matthew3.14
xzcxzcasdasd

This is a debate about Death Penalty legalization. Con will be against legalization and Pro, for the death penalty. Parameters are to be set to be for California law, society, and culture. Death penalty is applicable in this debate only for legal death through court proceedings. First round is acceptance....

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5 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago

The Death Penalty Should Be Illegal.

destttt_b
jd325494523

I am looking for someone to give a reasonable explanation(s) and arguments on why he or she feels that the death penalty should remain legalized in certain areas of the United States. Therefore, I will be arguing on why I do not agree with the death penalty. For this 1st round I am asking for acceptance, 2nd-4th round going deeper into the argument, and the 5th round should be the final conclusion. This is only my second debate and compared to my last argument, I know this is going to be even mo...

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15 Comments
Updated 2 Years Ago