This is a formal research paper. Your answers to the research paper should be thoroughly explained in paragraph form. Your answers should cover the particulars of the question and include an example of your understanding of the question in general. Formal writing means using proper English, including grammatical, mechanics, and spelling rules. All references must be cited using in-text citations, and/or a bibliography resources list. At least five research references must be included and they should be in APA format. Research sources must also be properly cited in the body of your paper and the citations must match the listed references and vice versa. All answers must be combined into one document (Microsoft Word ) that is a minimum of 8 pages.
The paper must be prepared in MS Word, double-spaced and be properly cited and referenced in APA format. The paper must include a title page, reference page, and a minimum of 8 full double-spaced pages of meaningful discussion (title page and reference page do not count as part of the 8 pages of meaningful discussion). You are expected to write professionally with correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar. Your work should be double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font, with 1-inch margins all around. When citing resources, you must adhere strictly to APA style.
These papers are not thought papers so do not write in first person. All assignments must be your own original work and you are not allowed to turn in papers for this course that you have used previously for another course (even if it is from taking this very course during a previous session). There will be absolutely no plagiarism!!!
The Death Penalty is the ultimate punishment. Is the death penalty a deterrent? Should executions be performed in public? Discuss the pros and cons of the death penalty. Explain your answer in detail and incorporate information from your readings along with any other information you have located on the web. Support your findings with citations and references from your readings and web-based research.