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Death Penalty

Welcome to the Death Penalty Research Guide. Here you can find resources from the Library and the web to assist you with research and class assignments.

word death penalty and words associated with it

  

 

 

                     

 

 

 

 

 

Questions related to the Death Penalty

Accusers with have mental disabilities • Does the death penalty deter crimes? • Why was the death penalty created? •  History of Crimes Against Children • Can the death penalty be justified? • Death Penalty justice or murder? • Does the Death Penalty Defer Crimes?

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Research Topics: 

Wrongful Convictions • Assisted Suicide • Prison and Corrections Issues • Economic Costs of the Death Penalty •  Lethal Injection Mishaps/ Botched Executions

 

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Strategies / Techniques for Handling Hot Topics

hot topicsConducting academic research on hot topics can be tricky.

Make sure you:

  • choose your sources carefully (avoid misinformation) and understand the author's intentions and/or bias.
  • stick to the facts and logic in your own argument or discussion
  • recognize the emotional aspect of dealing with controversial topics

For more information, visit the Media Literacy Research Guide.

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