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Justice and Equality

  • Ernest van den Haag
  • John P. Conrad

Abstract

Let me now turn back to a moral aspect of the death penalty that is connected with the constitutional one just discussed. I wish to argue that even if there were discrimination against some groups, and even if discrimination were unavoidably connected with the death penalty rather than with its distribution—both these assumptions are contrary to fact—the death penalty still should not be abolished. Those who argue otherwise confuse justice and equality.

Keywords

Criminal Justice Death Penalty Social Fabric Innocent Bystander Moral Aspect 
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© Ernest van den Haag and John P. Conrad 1983

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  • Ernest van den Haag
  • John P. Conrad

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