JUS 505 Week 5 Assignment
Write an essay (1,250-1,500 words) that presents arguments for and against the abolishment of the death penalty. In your essay, be sure to do the following:
- Include statistics regarding the use of the death penalty as a deterrent. Explain how the death penalty has impacted law enforcement.
- Explain if there is or is not empirically verified support for the use of the death penalty as a deterrent to crime.
Use the GCU eLibrary to locate four to five scholarly, authoritative sources to support your claims.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.
You are required to submit this assignment to Turnitin. Please refer to the directions in the Student Success Center.