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Research Position by oHearnj8

The Most Expensive and Imaginary Punishment People in the United States often think that the use of capital punishment is cheaper than giving life sentences but this is simply not the case. Capital punishment is extraordinarily more expensive than life without … Continue reading

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Bibliography–ohearnj8

1. “U.S. Death Penalty Facts.” Amnesty International USA. N.p., n.d. Web. 20 Nov. 2015. Background: The cite has tons of statistics about the death penalty that can be trustworthy. The website give facts regarding the costs, racial discrimination and even … Continue reading

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Proposa +5 by ohearnj8

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Reflective–ohearnj8

Core Value I. Understand that writing is a practice which involves a multi-stage, recursive and social process. For a writer to get the best possible piece of writing they need to follow a process. When I wrote my Stone Money 1st draft, I … Continue reading

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Visual Rewrite–ohearnj8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wDYEaArCjPE 00:00  The ad starts by showing a young man maybe in his late teens wearing what looks to be wearing a baseball hat and holding a baseball bat. There is a man sitting in the bleachers as a spectator. … Continue reading

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Definition Rewrite–ohearnj8

People in the United States often think that the use of capital punishment is actually cheaper than giving life sentences but this is simply not the case. According to a former jurist from California named Donald McCartin, he says, “10 … Continue reading

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Causal Rewrite–ohearnj8

Minorities are disproportionately sentenced to capital punishment causing more Minorities to be put to death than white offenders. In the United States there are states that still practice capital punishment  index crimes. In many cases that are eligible for the death penalty … Continue reading

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Proposal +10 by ohearnj8

Capital punishment is more expensive than housing an inmate for a life sentence. People do not realize what the costs are behind the death penalty. Most of the money behind it is due to legal expenses needed to defend the … Continue reading

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Open Strong by ohearnj8

Many incorrectly believe the death penalty is the cheapest way to get rid of our worst criminals. It is actually cheaper to keep the prisoners locked away for life than to execute them. According to a former jurist from California named … Continue reading

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A07 Definition Argument by ohearnj8

Many believe the death penalty is cheapest way to get rid of some of the worst criminals there are but many would be incorrect. Capital punishment is a very big issue that has been brought to light in our country … Continue reading

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