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Death penalty should be abolished globally

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Deeti GuptaDeeti Gupta (PRO)
Death penalty should be abolished globally as it is kinda letting the criminal of easy. The criminal has committed a certain crime which they do not get time to think about before he gets killed so they probably might not realise their mistake.
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2017-03-27 13:48:22
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Bhumika bathlaBhumika bathla (CON)
I strongly disagree with the idea of abolishing death penalty globally and specially in countries like INDIA where victims are rarely given justice and the culprits never fear of any law. Death penalty is one of the biggest forms of justice and abolishing it is a big loss for law. Infact , this penalty should be made more strict and immediate .
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2017-03-27 14:26:34
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Deeti GuptaDeeti Gupta (PRO)
We have no right to take the life of another human being. The criminal being given a death penalty will mainly be convicted for murder or such so if we take the life of the criminal, how does it make us any different from the criminal themself? The only difference will be that it will be done in the name of justice, instead of crime. The question is does justice include imprisoning a person or taking their life?
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2017-03-27 14:30:30
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Bhumika bathlaBhumika bathla (CON)
In this democratic era, nobody has the right to kill someone or even harass someone for their greed! So it is totally pointless thinking before taking the life of a criminal! Someone has truly said that karma is a bitch, what goes around comes back! Same in this matter! And most importantly it should be kept in mind that there are still some countries which have weakest laws and strongest crimes! For thier betterment and to let people live without fear death penalty is the ultimate punishment!
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2017-03-27 14:44:20
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Deeti GuptaDeeti Gupta (PRO)
Instead of death penalty, the person should be imprisoned for life because then they would remember their crime everyday and possibly improve. Death penalty would not give them a chance to improve.
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2017-03-27 14:49:55
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Bhumika bathlaBhumika bathla (CON)
If a person can commit crime as big as it's punishment is death then imprisonment doesnt stand anywhere in front of that criminal! Moreover, there is no big deal that during imprisonment criminals get bail due to their political or any other kind of support! And death
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2017-03-27 15:01:32
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Deeti GuptaDeeti Gupta (PRO)
That's where the laws should be made stricter. Political help should be prevented. If you give the same punishment as the crime, then that would be a crime as well. Murder is a crime. Technically, death penalty is murder as well. Just to fulfill the proverb you mentioned above, you'll commit a crime which people will acknowledge as justice? The defence and guard in jail should be made stricter and the person should be allowed to live a long life and suffer and regret in jail.
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2017-03-27 15:30:45
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Bhumika bathlaBhumika bathla (CON)
First of all my dear friend,Death penalty is not only the punishment for a murder! There are huge crimes than that! Death penalty isnt a crime its a justice for those families and innoncent sufferers and if criminals will be improsoned they will have to be served food and health facilities and all other needs which they surely dont deserve!
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2017-03-27 15:53:52
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Deeti GuptaDeeti Gupta (PRO)
They may not deserve food and health facilities,but they deserve suffering in jail.They don't deserve a simple death.They deserve to suffer in jail for as long as they live(and every rule has its exceptions.Terrorists can be given death penalty IF they have committed a LOT of murders)Other criminals should be allowed to suffer in jail everyday.They're gonna die even without death penalty.Why would you wanna murder them if you can let them suffer and THEN die without having a hand in their death?
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2017-03-27 16:12:42
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Bhumika bathlaBhumika bathla (CON)
I don't understand why you are considering only murders! And moreover its very disastrous to control the state of mind of a criminal. Little did anybody know that criminals can harm other prisoners or any other guard ! Why take a risk for somebody's life for such great criminals? They should be hanged to death!
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2017-03-27 16:25:21
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AnonymousAnonymous
We look on murders because we care about life. We do not support revenge and symphatize what the criminal does.
Posted 2017-12-22 01:46:42
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Previous Judgments

2017-03-27 18:43:30
SkylarJudge: Skylar
Win awarded to: Deeti Gupta
Reasoning:
Deeti Gupta was the only person that gave an actual argument.
He stated that the criminal would have no potential to get better.
All the rest of the round was was my opinion vs. your opinion without anything backing people up.
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2017-03-27 20:47:40
ScottishHumanJudge: ScottishHuman
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
Reasoning:
Although both sides gave very clear arguments, Bhumika bathla's argument seemed more consistent and logical. Deeti Gupta had very clear intentions and I could see their reasoning, but for me, Bhumika bathla won by the slightest amount.
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2017-03-28 01:14:37
Atheist2017Judge: Atheist2017
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
Reasoning:
There was more points addressed in this argument. The obvious flaw with Gupta's argument was never addressed by him. I found his side to be more convincing. I think just trying to appeal to emotion is a bad way to argue. So, Gupta was only doing that, appealing. It's mean to kill. Killing makes us just like "them," but in reality there should be talk about how much money it costs to keep people imprisoned for life in humane conditions. Gupta brings up only one example of where it is "ok" to use the death penalty. It sounds arbitrary. What about child murder rapists? No, only terrorists who "kill a lot of people." What does a lot mean? The argument is fundamentally flawed. Seeing as there is no good position for enacting the law proposed the the person asserting a claim, I must concede that the law shouldn't be asserted into circulation. This sides with bathla and I will choose their side as less flawed than the opponent.
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2017-03-28 11:14:29
sidharth sunishJudge: sidharth sunish
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
Reasoning:
Well rounded argument, looking at the various aspects of the debate, instead of just a single point of view

Feedback:
Can also try to include a bit of statistics on how abolishments of death penalty has actually increased/reduced crimes
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2017-03-28 14:15:41
Am93Judge: Am93
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
2017-03-29 19:31:04
KhalidMohamud22Judge: KhalidMohamud22
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
Reasoning:
Bhumika displayed a really strong argument and I would say she definitely won
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2017-03-29 22:45:46
MharmanJudge: Mharman    TOP JUDGE
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
Reasoning:
BoP was on con, and he rebutted every weak argument pro made.
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2017-03-30 15:17:41
TamizhJudge: Tamizh
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
Reasoning:
I agree with bhumika because criminals feel jail as their other home.They are very familiar with the environment and they get comfortable to that.In movies,they create a picture that criminals think about their sins and they feel sorry about that.But they have a very good accomodation and they'll get used to it.If one commits a unthinkable crime,they should be put to death because we need a society that should follow the basic moral code and the person whose violates that are not humans.They got to be put down for the sake of the society.
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2017-04-02 00:32:52
Justin PastJudge: Justin Past
Win awarded to: Bhumika bathla
2017-04-02 15:35:13
Vandith SreenivasJudge: Vandith Sreenivas
Win awarded to: Deeti Gupta
Reasoning:
When a person commits a heinous crime such as murder, he does it in an unstable mental state.If he is to die because he was not able to bring his mental sate back to normal, it is a punishment for a crime committed due to reasons not under the convict's control.
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