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Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is put to death by the state as a punishment for a crime. The sentence ordering that someone be punished in such a manner is referred to as a death sentence, whereas the act of carrying out such a sentence is known as an execution. Capital punishment, execution of an offender sentenced to death after conviction by a court of law of a criminal offense. The capital punishment project works toward the repeal of the death penalty in the united states through strategic litigation, advocacy, public education, and training programs for capital defense teams. the following is a summary of the use of capital punishment by country. Capital punishment is currently authorized in 28 states, by the federal government and the u. In recent years, new mexico (2009), illinois (2011), connecticut (2012), maryland (2013), new hampshire (2019) and colorado (2020) have legislatively abolished the death penalty, replacing it with a sentence of life imprisonment with no possibility for parole. Capital punishment - capital punishment - arguments for and against capital punishment capital punishment has long engendered considerable debate about both its morality and its effect on criminal behaviour. Contemporary arguments for and against capital punishment fall under three general headings moral, utilitarian, and practical. Capital punishment capital punishment refers to the process of sentencing convicted offenders to death for the most serious crimes (capital crimes) and carrying out that sentence. The specific offenses and circumstances which determine if a crime (usually murder) is eligible for a death sentence are defined by statute and are prescribed by. The death penalty, also known as capital punishment, is the lawful imposition of death as punishment for a crime. In 2004 four (china, iran, vietnam, and the us) accounted for 97 of all global executions. The abuse naturally reappeared under a man like domitian the delators, with whom vespasian had not interfered, although he had abolished trials for majestas, were again banished by trajan, and threatened with capital punishment in an edict of constantine but, as has been said, the evil, which was an almost necessary accompaniment of autocracy, lasted till the end of the 4th century.