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DQ1-Recidivist statutes predict that certain individuals who

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DQ1-Recidivist statutes predict that certain individuals who have a certain number and type of prior convictions are likely to continue reoffending. Consequently, three-strikes and similar sentencing schemes impose harsher sentences based on this probability. Is it ethical to impose a punishment for the prediction of a future act? Because these statistics only determine probability rates, it is also likely that such an individual would never offend again. Is punishing all similarly situated repeat offenders arbitrary?

DQ2-Pick a side either for or against the death penalty: discuss the underlying ethical values. For example, is the death penalty a deterrent? If so, is it right to kill one person to possibly prevent another’s death? Either way, hasn’t a person died? Who is to say that the individual who was hypothetically saved would be a better value to society? If the death penalty is only a general deterrent and not a specific deterrent, is the continued justification of the death penalty defensible under ethical systems?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Homework
Expert:  Alex replied 5 years ago.
No problem. Will be late tonight. 200 words each if I remember correctly. Thanks, Alex
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Yes Ty Happy Holidays!
Expert:  Alex replied 5 years ago.

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