Last updated on: 10/22/2018 | Author: ProCon.org

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"Should the Death Penalty Be Allowed?"
Summary of Positions

Pro Not Clearly Pro or Con (NC) Con None Found (?)
I. Individual 57 (24.2%) 45 (19.1%) 70 (29.7%) 64 (27.1%)
II. Organization 8 (9.9%) 18 (22.2%) 26 (32.1%) 29 (35.8%)

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I. Individual
- Pro -
Individuals Position
Ahmad, Imad-ad-Dean, PhD Pro
Alexander, Kermit Pro
Ash-Sharabasi, Sheik Ahmad Pro
Athar, Shahid, MD Pro
Berman, Douglas A., JD Pro
Bessette, Joseph M., PhD Pro
Blecker, Robert, JD Pro
Brauchler, George, JD Pro
Budziszewski, J., PhD Pro
Bush, George W., MBA Pro
Cantor, Julie, MD, JD Pro
Clegg, Roger, JD Pro
Clem, Chris, JD Pro
Creech, Mark H. Pro
Devine, Richard A., JD Pro
Diament, Nathan, JD Pro
Earle, Ronald, JD Pro
Ellerin, Bruce E., MD, JD Pro
Evnen, Robert B., JD Pro
Fein, Bruce, JD Pro
Feser, Edward, PhD Pro
Gawande, Atul, MD, MPH Pro
Gearty, Justin C., Jr., JD Pro
Hanisee, Michele, JD Pro
Hatch, Orrin G., JD Pro
Henry, Carl F. H., ThD, PhD Pro
Hood, John Pro
Koch, Edward, LLB Pro
Kozinski, Alex, JD Pro
Lowe, Wesley Pro
Marquis, Joshua, JD Pro
McAdams, John C., PhD Pro
McCulloch, Robert P., JD Pro
Muhlhausen, David B., PhD Pro
Muschick, Paul Pro
Obama, Barack, JD Pro
Pataki, George, JD Pro
Plaut, Steven, PhD Pro
Pojman, Louis P., PhD Pro
Powell, Jr., Lewis Franklin, LLM Pro
Prabhupada, Srila Pro
Rice, Charles E., JSD Pro
Richardson, William D., PhD Pro
Saraswati, Parmatmananda Pro
Sasaki, Tomoko Pro
Scalia, Antonin, JD Pro
Scheidegger, Kent, JD Pro
Schubert, Anne Marie, JD Pro
Sharp, Dudley Pro
Spitzer, Eliot, JD Pro
Stewart, Steven D., JD Pro
Sunstein, Cass R., JD Pro
Taylor, Stuart, Jr., JD Pro
Trump, Donald J. Pro
Van Den Haag, Ernest, PhD Pro
Vermeule, Adrian, JD Pro
Yusuf Sulaiman, Ahmad, PhD Pro
- Not Clearly Pro or Con -
Individuals Position
Abou El Fadl, Khaled, PhD NC
Alarcon, Arthur L., LLB NC
Bailey, William C., PhD NC
Baum, Kenneth F., MD, JD NC
Berlow, Alan NC
Beschle, Donald L., LLM NC
Borg, Marian J., PhD NC
Bratton, Mark, PhD NC
Compton, Nicholas J., JD NC
Connor, Eileen M., JD NC
Cook, Phillip J., PhD NC
Cressey, Donald R., PhD NC
Dezhbakhsh, Hashem, PhD NC
Dubber, Markus Dirk, JD NC
Eisenberg, Ronald, JD NC
Ekelund, Robert B., PhD NC
Eland, Ivan, MBA, PhD NC
Farber, Neil J., MD NC
Friedman, David, PhD NC
Garland, David W., PhD, LLB NC
Gershowitz, Adam M., JD NC
Graham, Billy NC
Hoven, Ardis Dee, MD NC
Jacobs, Louis, PhD NC
Johnson, Colleen F., PhD NC
Johnson, Jeffrey L., PhD NC
Kovandzic, Tomislav, PhD NC
Lerman, Daniel N., JD, PhD NC
Liebman, James S., PhD NC
Metcalfe, David NC
Mitchell, Paula M., JD NC
Mocan, H. Naci, PhD NC
Muni, Jagdish NC
Reno, Janet, LLB NC
Roman, John, PhD NC
Schaefer, David, PhD NC
Shepherd, Joanna, PhD NC
Simmons, Shraga NC
Summers, Michael, PhD, MBA NC
Sylvester, Ron NC
Truog, Robert, MD NC
Waisel, David, MD NC
Weinberg, Steve, MA NC
Weisberg, Robert, JD, PhD NC
Zimmers, Teresa A., PhD NC
- Con -
Individuals Position
Al Hussein, Zeid Ra'ad, PhD Con
Baldus, David C., LLM Con
Barak, Gregg, PhD Con
Bedau, Hugo Adam, PhD Con
Bienen, Leigh, JD Con
Bohm, Robert, PhD Con
Brennan, William J., Jr., JD Con
Breyer, Stephen G., LLB Con
Briggs, Ron Con
Bright, Stephen B., JD Con
Burnett, Cathleen, PhD Con
Caplan, Arthur L., PhD Con
Chambers, Ernie, JD Con
Clarke, Alan, JD, LLM Con
Coke, Tanya, JD Con
Conrad, John P., MA Con
Conyers, John, Jr., JD Con
Cuomo, Mario M., JD Con
Dear, John Con
Dieter, Richard C., MS, JD Con
Donohue III, John J., JD, PhD Con
Dow, David R., JD Con
Espy, M. Watt, Jr. Con
Fagan, Jeffrey A., PhD Con
Feingold, Russ, JD Con
Finkelman, Paul, PhD Con
Francis, Pope Con
Gandhi, Mahatma, LLB Con
Gould, Jon B., JD, PhD Con
Greenman, Lisa, JD Con
Gyatso, Tenzin, PhD Con
Harris, Charles M., JD Con
Harris, Kamala, JD Con
Harris, Rabia Terri Con
Head, Tom Con
Hing, Bill O., JD Con
Kerr, Judy Con
Kreitzberg, Ellen S., JD Con
Kroll, Michael A. Con
Kumar, T., LLM Con
Lama, Dalai Con
Lamperti, John, PhD Con
Lempert, Richard, JD, PhD Con
Lesser, Wendy, PhD Con
Markel, Dan, JD Con
Marshall, Thurgood, LLB Con
McCartin, Donald, JD Con
Megivern, James J., ThD Con
Moulds, John F., JD Con
Newsom, Gavin Con
O'Malley, Martin, JD Con
Prejean, Helen, MA Con
Radelet, Michael L., PhD Con
Rakoff, Jed S., JD Con
Ramadan, Tariq, PhD Con
Ryan, George Con
Saraswati, Samvidananda Con
Sarat, Austin D., JD, PhD Con
Sarokin, H. Lee, LLB Con
Schroth, Raymond A., SJ Con
Sherrill, Robert Con
Simonovic, Ivan, PhD, LLM Con
Singh, Robert, PhD Con
Stevens, John Paul, JD Con
Stevenson, Bryan, JD Con
Sutherland, Edwin H., PhD Con
Thompson, Semon Frank, Jr. Con
Vila, Bryan, PhD Con
Whitt, Laurelyn, PhD Con
Zimring, Frank, JD Con
- None Found -
Individuals Position
Abbott, Geoffrey ?
Adams, Roger C. ?
Alarid, Leanne Fiftal, PhD ?
Appleton, Catherine, DPhil ?
Baime, David S., JD ?
Bakken, Gordon Morris, JD, PhD ?
Beatty, Gary D., JD ?
Berk, Richard, PhD ?
Blomberg, Thomas, PhD ?
Bonsor, Kevin ?
Carroll, Gwendolyn, JD ?
Carter, Jimmy ?
Carter, Linda E., JD ?
Casella, Jean ?
Cheatwood, Derral, PhD ?
Clear, Todd, PhD ?
Dorf, Michael C., JD ?
Dvorak, John C. ?
Ehrlich, Isaac, PhD ?
Forst, Brian, PhD, MBA ?
Free Jr., Marvin D., PhD ?
Fridell, Ron, MA ?
Gaines, Larry K., PhD ?
Gibbs, Raymond, PhD ?
Grøver, Bent, PhD ?
Guernsey, JoAnn Bren ?
Haase, Paul J., JD ?
Hartman, Kenneth E. ?
Henderson, Harry ?
Hewitt, John D., PhD ?
Kirk, Stuart, DSW ?
Kobil, Daniel T., JD ?
Kronenwetter, Michael ?
Lappin, Harley G., MA ?
Lasagna, Louis, MD ?
Leuchter, Jr., Frederick A. ?
Levi, Nicholas W., JD ?
Liptak, Adam, JD ?
Lucken, Karol, PhD ?
Mandery, Evan, JD ?
Markel, Howard, PhD, MD ?
Masur, Louis P., PhD ?
McVeigh, Timothy J. ?
Miller, Roger Leroy, PhD ?
Morris, Cynthia ?
Moylan, Mary-Beth, JD ?
Nagin, Daniel S., PhD ?
Ochs, Holona LeAnne, PhD ?
Pepper, John V., PhD ?
Reggio, Michael H. ?
Regoli, Robert, PhD ?
Ridgeway, James ?
Robillard, Kevin ?
Rowe, Walter F., PhD ?
Rubin, Paul H., PhD ?
Sanders, Joseph, JD, PhD ?
Schindler, Hal ?
Sherrer, Hans ?
Smykla, John Ortiz, PhD ?
Stefoff, Rebecca, MA ?
Teeters, Negley K., PhD ?
Van Alstyne, William W., JD ?
Wang, Hsiao-Ming, PhD ?
Whitford, Andrew B., PhD ?
II. Organization
- Con -
Organizations Position
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Con
Amnesty International Con
Bloomberg Con
British Medical Association Con
Buddhist Peace Fellowship (BPF) Con
Catholic Church Con
Death Penalty Focus Con
Death Penalty Information Center Con
Evangelical Lutheran Church Con
Idaho State Judiciary Con
Jewish Social Policy Action Network (JSPAN) Con
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Con
National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (NCADP) Con
National Council of Synagogues Con
New Jersey Death Penalty Study Commission Con
Presbyterian Church (USA) Con
Progressive Jewish Alliance Con
Rabbinical Assembly of America Con
Reconstructionist Rabbinical Association Con
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) Con
The Economist Con
The Lancet Con
United Church of Christ (UCC) Con
United Methodist Church Con
United Nations (UN) Con
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) Con
- None Found -
Organizations Position
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language (fourth edition) ?
Associated Press (AP) ?
Capital Punishment in Context ?
CBS News ?
CNN (Cable News Network) ?
Columbia Encyclopedia (6th edition) ?
Death Penalty Curricula for High School ?
Democracy Now! ?
Encyclopedia Britannica ?
First Federal Congress Project ?
Forbes.com ?
Gallup ?
Justice Center of the University of Alaska at Anchorage ?
Law.com ?
Los Angeles Times ?
Michigan Battered Women's Clemency Project ?
National Institute of Justice (NIJ) ?
National Institutes of Health (NIH) ?
National Public Radio (NPR) ?
New York Times ?
Office of Legislative Research for the Connecticut General Assembly ?
Reuters ?
The Catholic Encyclopedia ?
The History Channel ?
TIME Magazine ?
Turner Publishing Company ?
US Bureau of Justice Statistics (USBJS) ?
US Library of Congress ?
USA Today ?