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Discuss and Debate #Crime&Punishment
Welcome to the crime & punishment section! Here you can find discussions on society's response to crime and their ethical, political or social implications.
Is it okay to physically torture prisoners?
Capital Punishment in the US: Inhumane or Just?
Should the Primary Focus of Prisons be Rehabilitation, or Punishment?
Should ISIS fighters be allowed to return home?
Do gun control laws reduce crime?
Cruel and Unusual: Should Capital Punishment Hurt?
Should Racial Profiling Be Banned?
Should jury trials be abolished?
Should Felons be Allowed to Vote?
Should Long-term Solitary Confinement Be Stopped?
How should society deal with convicted pedophiles?
Should prisons exist?
Should Conduct in Virtual Reality be Subject to the Laws of the Real World?
Should the US President Have the Power to Self-Pardon?
Greater Good: The ends justify the means
Should Judges be Elected or Appointed?
We should not consume the the works of artists who have been accused or convicted of serious crimes
JD18: THBT that criminal punishments should be based only on the offenders' culpability rather than the damages cause...
Should we require restitution instead of or in addition to prison and fines for criminals that are not dangerous?
Is OKC police officer Daniel Holtzclaw REALLY guilty of the crimes he was convicted of?
Opportunity / Motive: What is the most effective way to eliminate crime?
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Programmers shouldn't be held both criminally and regulatory liable for business functionality
Should people be allowed to do whatever they want with themselves and others as long as consent exists?