Leading Criminologists Agree: Capital Punishment Is Not a Deterrent for Criminal Behavior

June 17, 2009 at 2:09 pm Leave a comment

In a recent study, published in the latest issue of The Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, researchers found that nearly all criminologists agree that execution is not a deterrent for criminal behavior. The study complied the responses and research of leading criminologists all over the world, and concluded that the threat of a long prison sentence, such as life, provides virtually the same amount of deterrence as a threat of execution.

Read the full study here.

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