Crime & Law Enforcement Issues & Death Penalty/future of death penalty

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I'm a student and I'm currently working on my school project concerning the death penalty issue(as you may have guessed) =)
so, now I'm researching the best ways of criminal justice, and according to what I have researched I came to mind that the Worldwide Criminal justice which would control the criminal justice all over the world. Furthermore I've concluded that possibly, the cost of prosecuting criminals by death sentencing would be profitable.
I would be very pleased If you as an expert will evaluate my findings and give comments and your own opinion.

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I am terribly sorry for my delay in answering this.

I think local criminal justice enforcement is the most effective, for local crimes.

For nationwide or worldwide criminal activity, it is necessary to have some type of centralized system, to coordinate efforts and to keep track of those criminal activities, as in the US, with the FBI, or worldwide, as with Interpol, respectively.


I find benefits to the death penalty, which I review, below:


The Death Penalty: Justice & Saving More Innocents
Dudley Sharp

A BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE PRO DEATH PENALTY SIDE OF THE DEBATE

The death penalty has a foundation in justice and it spares more innocent lives.

Anti death penalty arguments are either false or the pro death penalty arguments are stronger.

The majority populations of all countries, likely, support the death penalty for some crimes (1).

Why? Justice.

THE DEATH PENALTY: SAVING MORE INNOCENT LIVES

The Innocent Frauds: Standard Anti Death Penalty Strategy
and
THE DEATH PENALTY: SAVING MORE INNOCENT LIVES
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2013/04/the-innocent-frauds-standard-anti-death.ht

OF COURSE THE DEATH PENALTY DETERS: A review of the debate
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2013/03/of-course-death-penalty-deters.html

MURDERERS MUCH PREFER LIFE OVER EXECUTION
99.7% of murderers tell us "Give me life, not execution"
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2012/11/life-much-preferred-over-execution.html


MORAL FOUNDATIONS FOR THE DEATH PENALTY

1) Immanuel Kant: "If an offender has committed murder, he must die. In this case, no possible substitute can satisfy justice. For there is no parallel between death and even the most miserable life, so that there is no equality of crime and retribution unless the perpetrator is judicially put to death.". "A society that is not willing to demand a life of somebody who has taken somebody else's life is simply immoral."

2) Pope Pius XII; "When it is a question of the execution of a man condemned to death it is then reserved to the public power to deprive the condemned of the benefit of life, in expiation of his fault, when already, by his fault, he has dispossessed himself of the right to live." 9/14/52.

3) John Murray: "Nothing shows the moral bankruptcy of a people or of a generation more than disregard for the sanctity of human life." "... it is this same atrophy of moral fiber that appears in the plea for the abolition of the death penalty." "It is the sanctity of life that validates the death penalty for the crime of murder. It is the sense of this sanctity that constrains the demand for the infliction of this penalty. The deeper our regard for life the firmer will be our hold upon the penal sanction which the violation of that sanctity merit." (Page 122 of Principles of Conduct).

4) John Locke: "A criminal who, having renounced reason... hath, by the unjust violence and slaughter he hath committed upon one, declared war against all mankind, and therefore may be destroyed as a lion or tyger, one of those wild savage beasts with whom men can have no society nor security." And upon this is grounded the great law of Nature, "Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed." Second Treatise of Civil Government.

5) Jean-Jacques Rousseau: "In killing the criminal, we destroy not so much a citizen as an enemy. The trial and judgments are proofs that he has broken the Social Contract, and so is no longer a member of the State." (The Social Contract).

6) Saint (& Pope) Pius V: "The just use of (executions), far from involving the crime of murder, is an act of paramount obedience to this (Fifth) Commandment which prohibits murder." "The Roman Catechism of the Council of Trent" (1566).

3200 additional pro death penalty quotes
http://prodpquotes.info/

REBUTTAL: Common Anti Death Penalty Claims

1)  THE 142 "EXONERATED" FRAUD

a) The 130 (now 142) death row "innocents" scam
http://homicidesurvivors.com/2009/03/04/fact-checking-issues-on-innocence-and-th

b) The "Innocent", the "Exonerated" and Death Row
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2013/03/the-innocent-exonerated-and-death-row_19.h

2)  Saving Costs with The Death Penalty
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2013/02/death-penalty-cost-saving-money.html

3)  RACE & THE DEATH PENALTY: A REBUTTAL TO THE RACISM CLAIMS
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2012/07/rebuttal-death-penalty-racism-claims.html

4)  "Killing Equals Killing: The Amoral Confusion of Death Penalty Opponents"
http://homicidesurvivors.com/2013/02/19/murder-and-execution--very-distinct-mora

5)  "The Death Penalty: Neither Hatred nor Revenge"
http://homicidesurvivors.com/2009/07/20/the-death-penalty-neither-hatred-nor-rev

6) Jesus and the Death Penalty
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2013/06/jesus-and-death-penalty.html

7)  "The Death Penalty: Not a Human Rights Violation"
http://homicidesurvivors.com/2006/03/20/the-death-penalty-not-a-human-rights-vio

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1) US Death Penalty Support at 80%; World Support Remains High and
   95% of murder victim's families support death penalty

from

Murder Victims' Families for Death Penalty Repeal: More Hurt For Victims:
http://prodpinnc.blogspot.com/2012/04/victims-families-for-death-penalty.html

Much more, upon request. sharpjfa@aol.com  

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Mr. Sharp has appeared on ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, NBC, NPR, PBS, BBC and many other TV and radio networks, on such programs as Nightline, The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, The O'Reilly Factor, Oprah, etc., has been quoted in newspapers throughout the world and is a published author. A former opponent of capital punishment, he has written and granted interviews about, testified on and debated the subject of the death penalty, extensively and internationally. Partial List: --- Guest Lecturer, US Department of State, Senior Seminar, National Foreign Affairs Training Center, Washington DC, March 30, 1999 ---"Equal Treatment and the Death Penalty: A Conference"; Participant, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, City University of New York, November 11, 2002 --- Participant, The Governor's (Illinois) Commission on Capital Punishment. I was asked to present a paper on deterrence and the death penalty. I presented two papers -- one on deterrence and one on innocence issues. 2001 --- "Rethinking the Death Penalty", Nightline, ABCNews, 6/22/00. Interesting discussion with former Florida Supreme Court Justice Kogan, who somehow confused the concept of alleged innocent death row inmates released on appeal with innocent death row inmates executed. http://abcnews.go.com/onair/nightline/transcripts/nl000522_trans.html ---- "The Death Penalty", This Week with Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts, ABC News, 6/4/00 Appearance with Illinois Governor George Ryan, discussing moratoriums and innocence issues. --- "Death Penalty Update", The News Hour with Jim Lehrer, 7/30/00 PBS. A review of death penalty issues. --- "Do We Need the Death Penalty? Yes", an essay, The World and I Magazine, September 2002, athttp://www.worldandi.com/public/2002/september/cipropub.html continued below

Organizations
Mr. Sharp is, now, an independent, non affiliated activist Prior to that time, he was Vice President, Political Director, Chairman of the Endorsement Committee and member of the Board of Directors of Justice For All from July 1993, when JFA was founded, through January 2000. He was Resource Director for JFA through 2003. Justice For All is a criminal justice reform organization based in Houston, Texas. In those positions, he was an active participant in every major issue undertaken by JFA, including policy direction, lobbying, victim's assistance and public presentations. He created the process for endorsing political candidates, forming a political endorsement committee, investigating the background of candidates, developing a questionnaire used to explore the candidates true positions on criminal justice and victim's issues resulting, finally, in a committee recommendation for endorsements. He is a death penalty expert who was opposed capital punishment until December 1995. Tulane U., BA Philosophy 1978

Publications
1) Newspapers around the world 2) "Death Penalty Debate", between Eric Zorn, an anti-death penalty columnist with the Chicago Tribune, and Dudley Sharp. April-June, 2000. Visits many of today's major death penalty issues in an in-depth format and is an illustration that assumption, not fact, often guide reporting on this issue. http://www.ericzorn.com/rhubarb/death/ 3) Blogs/websites a) ProDPinNC B) HomicideSurvivors.com c) prodeathpenalty.com Chapters in Books "The Mentally Retarded do not Face Execution", Is The Death Penalty Fair?, Greenhaven Press, Mary Williams editor, 2003 "Innocent People Have Not Been Executed", from Problems of Death, Opposing Viewpoints Series, Greenhaven Press, 2000 "The Death Penalty Should Be Retained", from Capital Punishment, Current Controversies, Greenhaven Press, 2000 "The Death Penalty is Just", Dudley Sharp, p 17-15, also pages 11 & 62, The Death Penalty, Opposing Viewpoints, Thompsaon/Gale 2006 "The Death Penalty", pg 26,31,33, 39, 79, Current Issues, Reference Point Press, 2012

Education/Credentials
continued --- "The Death Penalty", Speaker, Annual meeting of the American Corrections Association, San Antonio, Texas, 1997. Debate between myself and Richard Burr, a well known death penalty defense attorney and anti death penalty activist. --- "Capital punishment is an effective way to protect innocent people", May 27, 2000 - St. Louis Post Dispatch. Many more innocents will be put at risk by not executing. Scroll down about halfway to reach the letter http://www.prodeathpenalty.com/Innocence.htm --- "Death on Hold?", Fort Worth Star Telegram, 2/5/00. Why a moratorium on executions is unwarranted. http://www.startelegram.com/news/doc/1047/1:VIEWPOINT2/1:VIEWPOINT20205100.html --- "Bias on the death penalty", Richmond Times Dispatch, 4/23/01, deals with the racial issues. www.timesdispatch.com/MGB5AB8IVLC.html --- "Washington Journal", C-SPAN, 4/19/01. Death penalty moratorium issues, with Jane Henderson of the Quixote Center in Maryland, coordinator of the Equal Justice Project. A great show to view virtually all the false and misleading information put forward by the anti-death penalty movement. --- ABCNews.com, Taking Sides, essay "Exoneration Hype Exaggerated", 5/10/00. A brief essay regarding the absence of journalistic standards when dealing with issues of innocence and the death penalty. It is the second article down. http://www.abcnews.go.com/sections/us/TakingSides/takingsides7.html --- "ABA's Proposed Moratorium Relies on Flimsy Facts", The Texas Lawyer, March 16, 1997. An article showing how inaccurate and misleading the American Bar Association was in their foundation in asking for a moratorium on executions. --- "Guilty as Charged", Wall Street Journal, A22, 6/28/00. Co-authored with Dianne Clements, an article about the highly publicized case of executed Texas murderer Gary Graham.

Past/Present Clients
--- Testimony before the Pennsylvania State Senate Judiciary Committee, February 2000. Death Penalty Moratorium legislation -- Alaska Senate Judiciary Committee, Death Penalty Testimony, July 1997. Testimony regarding referendum on the death penalty and other death penalty issues --- Texas Legislature, testimony in both House and Senate regarding death penalty issues and bills.

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