A debate on ethical and moral aspects surrounding capital punishment

Agarwal, Varun, Srivastava, Gayatri, Jain, Ishika and Singh, Vikram (2022) A debate on ethical and moral aspects surrounding capital punishment. International Journal of Law Management & Humanities, 5 (2). pp. 1531-1541. ISSN 2581-5369

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The death penalty has long been a common punishment in India, but the main difference between then and today is that it was better organised and carried out on time before. The Hon'ble Courts of India have the power to condemn a criminal to death under Sections 366 & 368 of the CrPC, but how justifiable is the punishment? The research paper attempts to analyse, in light of prominent judgments delivered by the Supreme Court, the issues surrounding the validity of Capital Punishment. The foremost of such issues being ‘Whether the capital punishment is morally and legally justifiable’

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Death Penalty | Capital Punishment | Death Sentence
Subjects: Social Sciences and humanities > Social Sciences > Law and Legal Studies
JGU School/Centre: Jindal Global Law School
Depositing User: Amees Mohammad
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2022 09:21
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2022 09:21
Official URL: https://doij.org/10.10000/IJLMH.112973
URI: https://pure.jgu.edu.in/id/eprint/3553


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