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Death penalty can express society's outrage – but biases often taint the verdict

By Amelia Wirts, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, University of Washington
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Punishment for crimes allows a society to express its values, but a theorist of criminal law and punishment argues it could also reinforce prejudicial stereotypes about racial and ethnic groups.


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