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Capital Punishment: Databases and Articles

How to find information if your topic is Capital Punishment

Databases

 

 

To find articles about Capital Punishment and the Death Penalty, you may choose to use the following Databases.  To log in, go to the  Miami Dade College   Libraries Home Page, www.mdc.edu/libraries  and click MDC Libraries.      Choose Articles/Databases.   Enter your student number and PIN, the last four digits of your student number.   Some good databases to choose are the following:

 

Academic Search Complete (EBSCO) 

General OneFile (Gale)

Issues and Controversies (Facts on File)

Legal Periodicals & Books (Wilson)

 Opposing Viewpoints in Context (Gale)

Social Sciences Full Text (Wilson) 

Articles

                                   

This is an example of some articles that were found in the database: Opposing Viewpoints:

Featured Viewpoints

  • The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished

    237
    Criminal Justice, https://www.newyorktimes.com 2009

    "The Death Penalty Should Be Abolished" by Amnesty International. Criminal Justice. David M. Haugen, Ed. Opposing…

  • The Death Penalty Should Not Be Abolished

    237
    Criminal Justice, https://www.newyorktimes.com 2009

    "The Death Penalty Should Not Be Abolished" by David B. Muhlhausen. Criminal Justice. David M. Haugen, Ed. Opposing…

  • Death Row Reforms May Lead to a Fairer Criminal Justice…

    471
    Capital Punishment, https://www.newyorktimes.com 2008

    "Death Row Reforms May Lead to a Fairer Criminal Justice System" by Jean M. Templeton. Capital Punishment., Ed. Current…

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Academic Journals

  • In U.S., Support for Death Penalty Falls to 39-Year Low;…

    828
    Gallup Poll News Service, https://www.newyorktimes.com October 13, 2011

    Byline: Frank Newport Synopsis: Sixty-one percent of Americans approve of using the death penalty for persons convicted…

  • Removing the offending member: Iran and the sex-change or…

    423
    Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, https://www.newyorktimes.com Summer 2011

    1. INTRODUCTION In Iran, sex-change surgery as a means of the 'normalization' (1) of homosexual men and women is an…

  • Are there some things doctors just shouldn't do?

    831
    The Hastings Center Report, https://www.newyorktimes.com May-June 2011

    It is hard to imagine two precepts that enjoy more uniform support among the international medical community than the…

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Primary Sources

  • Joint Statement by Percel Odel Alston Jr., Retired Prince…

    826
    Capital Punishment, https://www.newyorktimes.com 2010

    In the following statement, it is argued that the death penalty is justified and that abolishing the death penalty…

  • From Testimony of Vicki A. Schieber, Chevy Chase, Maryland,…

    523
    Capital Punishment, https://www.newyorktimes.com 2010

    Vicki A. Schieber, whose daughter was murdered, opposes the death penalty. She states that killing her daughters…

  • From Separate Statement of Commissioner William J. Bratton,…

    372
    Capital Punishment, https://www.newyorktimes.com 2010

    Believing that those convicted of a crime are guilty of that crime, Commissioner William J. Bratton urges California to…