Select Page Some Adverse Effects of the Death Penalty in History Opponents of the death penalty often emphasize that numerous empirical studies have failed to support the argument that capital punishment deters murder. In fact, some of the research indicates the death penalty may increase murder rates and other violence in society. Those studies usually examine homicide rates in various states and countries in the twentieth century.
The code of Kalantiao, the oldest recorded body of laws of our early ancestors showed the strictness under the barangay that existed and based Death penalty negative side a practicability moral acceptance of right and wrong.
For example, anyone caught stealing would be penalized by suffering the loss of finger. The graver the theft, the more fingers were cut and if the theft was very grave, the hands was chopped off, therefore it is understandable that even in the Early periods of our history there are certain punishment for a offense, that even the code of Kalantiao imposed death penalty for rape and murder that is considered as heinous crime.
Today, the State itself has different punishment opposite to its offence, our legislators implement and pass a Bill that will sentenced a grave offender of crime, one of it is the Republic Act No.
Precisely no one has the right to deprive another person of his life, degrade him or her to the status of an animal, or abuse and debase a person to the extent of destroying forever his or her dignity.
But how about the victims? Those who were murdered and raped, those children who were abduct for ramson and then killed, for those school kids and teenagers who buys drugs and in the process slowly or make them criminals, rapist and murderers while the pushers enrich themselves.
The death penalty itself on the other hand could strike fear in the minds of those criminals and make them think twice before committing any act of violence. That the Capital punishment may act as an instrument with which the righteous may be guarded against the offender.
The enforcement of Capital Punishment under proper circumstances places a high value on human life and upholds dignity of man, than making him stop to the level of criminals by lashing out at them with similar brutality in the guise of justice. In the Philippines where there is no clean and fair justice system, there is no doubt that if ever the Republic Act No.
As long as bail is pegged on wealth and the enforcement of law is swayed by money, position and possessions, the death penalty will be a sword of Damocles over the head of the impoverished and the weak.
We have not repented and turned from our evil ways, we continue to miss the mark. And so we become desperate and hope to eradicate crime by wasting or executing the sinner, not the sin.
Hypotheses This study tested well the hypothesis that there are significant, relevant and argumentative concepts and ideas involving the analysis of death penalty under the Philippine Government. The study is an analysis of the extent of the abolishment of death penalty: Moral and Judicial debate under the Philippine Government specifically it sought answer to the following questions: Do death penalty control and decrease the crime rate in the Philippines?
What are the reasons why death penalty was abolished? What will be the possible psychological effect of death penalty to the criminals that was in jail? What is the possible role of the church? Rationale and Limitation of the Study The study was limited to the analysis of the abolishment of the Republic Act No.
Moral and Judicial debate under the Philippine Government. The study does not include other phrases such as how, where, and what are the methods nor the process in death penalty.
The Capital Punishment The expression Capital Punishment or the Death Penalty is ambiguous, referring to a species of acts, acts of executing someone for conduct judge to be criminal. It often refers to a certain kind of social institution. The institution of capital punishment is one pattern of punishment that forms part of our legal system in many, but not all, societies.
It involves certain roles like those of the executioner and the criminal and certain rules such as the rule that only person condemned to death by courts is to be executed. In most society, the punishment for murder is execution. In the Philippines we have the same act, the R.
Two Theories on Death Penalty Classical theory on which our Revised Penal Code is based regards crime as the product of human free will, and the purpose of penalty as retribution.
Man is held accountable for felonious acts only if such free will remains unimpaired. For penal purposes, emphasis is placed more on the act than on the man himself, and a direct proportion is established between crime and penalty according to severity of the offense.
Hence, the death penalty for heinous crimes. Positivist theory, on the other hand, views human free will as a myth or at least a debatable matter. According to it, man is subdued to occasionally by a strange and morbid phenomenon which contrains him to do wrong contrary to his free will.
Neither shall death penalty be imposed, unless, for compelling reasons involving heinous crimes, the Congress hereafter provides for it.
Article of the Revised Penal Code, as amended, is hereby amended to read as follows: Likewise, an alien, residing in the Philippines, who commits acts of treason as defined in paragraph 1 of this Article shall be punished by reclusion temporal to death and shall pay a fine not to exceedpesos.
Article of the same Code is hereby amended to read as follows: With treachery, taking advantage to superior strength, with the aid of armed men, or employing means to weaken the defense or of means or persons to insure or afford impunity.
In consideration of price, reward or promise. By means of inundation, fire poison, explosion, shipwreck, stranding of vessel, derailment of assault upon a railroad, fall of an airship, or by means of motor vehicles, or with use of any means involving great waste and ruin.
On occasion of any of the calamities enumerated in the preceding paragraph, or of an earthquake eruption of a volcano, destructive cyclone, epidemic or other public calamity. With cruelty, by deliberately and inhumanly augmenting the suffering of the victim or outraging or scoffing at his person or corpse.DEATH PENALTY NON-PRACTICABILITY For generations, our nation has been infested with capital punishment and death NON-PRACTICABILITY For generations, our nation has been infested with capital punishment and death.
DEATH PENALTY NEGATIVE SIDE 1ST SPEAKER. Interpellation questions: 1. Do you know that Quezon City, Manila City and Makati City are the top 3 richest cities in the Philippines according to the/5(8). Nov 01, · kindly explain the negative and positive effects of reimplementing this kind of punishment.
Nov 01, · -life without parole costs less than the death penalty Costs, a surprise to many people: Study after study has found that the death penalty is much more expensive than life in prison. The high costs of the death penalty are for the complicated legal process, with the Status: Resolved. The death penalty is barbaric and an antiquated, regressive, “cruel and unusual” punishment.
With all of our advances in the sciences, sociology, psychology, education, technology, and so on, we should have more socially-effective, non-lethal, civilized techniques to punish (and rehabilitate) criminals, while protecting the rest of society.
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