1 vote
Mar 31, 2015

While killing someone is sometimes in the best interest of society(from a pure cost/benefit perspective), I don't think it's worth maintaining the death penalty in our current justice system, as the cost and time spent on all the appeals outweighs the cost of life imprisonment and whatever extra risk society would incur from the potential for escape and recidivism.

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