Capital Punishment Shoud Be Abolished

Abolish Death Penalty
On December 1945, James Mcnicol was hanged for what appeared at that time to be an open and shut case. Nobody, even James himself, ever disputed the basic fact, of the crime. Like many cases before and after, this too would have faded if it wasn’t for his niece. According to Elaine Merilee, she become fascinated with this case since it was her uncle who was executed as a result of the crime. The deeper she got in to the details of this case, the more she discovered the mis-comings and over exaggeration of the facts. Her uncle was guilty of manslaughter and not murder for which he was executed by hanging. This act has had a very devastating effects on his family, knowing that as guilty as he was he did not deserve to be hanged. (National Coalition to Abolish Death Penalty)
This is a classic example as to why some people are against capital punishment (The Death Penalty). Here in the United States of America, 38 states still support the death penalty only while only 12 are against. Many of us will argue that it is a little more than it seems to execute a death-row inmate. In this millennium it is expensive to have this procedure completed most the funds involved come from the federal government. The federal government is forced to setup programs to help states offset the executions. According to the United States Department of Justice, in Fiscal Year 2008 “five states ; Arizona, Kentucky, Texas, Virginia, and Washington, applied for and received awards totaling over $7.8 million which had promising signs from these grants. In some cases, some states are over run by the number of inmates filing for repeal of their cases through these programs. In Arizona, 162 inmates have applied for assistance under the grant and are currently being reviewed same with Kentucky with 97 cases. Last year, The National Institute of Justice received 13 applications and awarded grants to nine states; Connecticut, Minnesota, North Carolina, Colorado, Louisiana,...