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Pew Research CenterAugust 17, 2006

The Death Penalty Today: Defend It, Mend It or End It?

In recent years, the nation has debated the proper application, morality and constitutionality of the death penalty. In this Pew Forum event transcript, four legal experts candidly debate the death penalty.