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nstructions: Punishment and the Death Penalty
For this assignment, you will research a recent article which contains facts about the Death Penalty. Write three paragraphs, as follows:
Article Summary (150 words minimum)
Research a reliable article published within the last six months (if possible) that contains facts about capital punishment, for example, cost, bias, deterrence, innocent people on death row, etc.  Be sure to review the Research Help materials. Summarize the article; use your own words and discuss the facts you found. Do not use quotations. Paraphrase the information, and provide in-text citation(s) with the page number(s), where appropriate. Include a link to the article.
Compare/Contrast (150 words minimum)
Compare and contrast the article with the Ethics textbook chapter. Be specific. Does the chapter agree/disagree, etc. How is the information in the article similar and/or different from what is presented in the Ethics textbook chapter? Use your own words. Do not use quotations. Paraphrase the information, and provide in-text citation(s) with the page number(s), where appropriate.
Reaction (150 words minimum)
Share your reaction to the article. What was something that surprised you, or that you found interesting? How do you feel about the situation? Is there something you agree with, or something that should have been handled differently?
Use the Discussion Grading Criteria to help guide your completion of this assignment.
Dropbox Rules

Use MLA Formatting. Double-space the entire document. Adjust all font color/style/size to black Times New Roman 12 pt. Put the heading in the upper left corner of the first page; include your name, the professor’s name, the course name, and the date. Use the document header to display your last name and page number in the upper right corner of each page. Put the “Works Cited” on the last page, and the total word count at the end of the document.

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