Costs Of The Death Penalty

1237 WordsApr 12, 20165 Pages
"Costs of the Death Penalty." Death Penalty Information Center. Death Penalty Information Center, n.d. Web. 11 Apr. 2016. This article evaluates studies done in states all over the U.S to show much money is spent on capital punishment. For each state, the author provides a small summary, including statistics, and then provides the link to the original article where the information derived from. Thus, giving this article authority, by citing all sources, and also accuracy because of the studied information from each original article. The article doesn’t cover every state, but the states covered are the most relevant to the topic. I will use this information to show how expensive the death penalty is and compare it to the price of prisons, since cost is one of the main questions asked about the death penalty. Death Penalty Information Center "Facts about the Death Penalty." Death Penalty Information Center. Death Penalty Information Center, 7 Apr. 2016. Web. 8 Apr. 2016. This article is an array of multiple statistics in the United States for the death penalty. The authority of this source comes from the Death Penalty Information Center, which is an organization that was founded in 1990 and is dedicated to researching for the public to keep people up to date with capital punishment issues. The article is also accurate because of the citation of all the articles where the information came from. This cite is very current since it is updated daily, and was last updated
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