Origin of capital punishment
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For the first time since she joined the court in October, Justice Amy Coney Barrett sided with liberal colleagues in a capital punishment case, saying federal law requires states to make accommodations for prisoners like Smith.Supreme Court says Alabama cannot execute inmate without his pastor present|Robert Barnes|February 12, 2021|Washington Post
Northam, on the other hand, called for an end to capital punishment in his State of the Commonwealth address in January.Why It's So Significant That Virginia Looks Set To Abolish the Death Penalty|Madeleine Carlisle|February 9, 2021|Time
The repeal of capital punishment in Virginia takes our Commonwealth out of the business of determining life and death and ends a practice that a majority of Virginians oppose.Virginia legislature votes to abolish the death penalty|Gregory S. Schneider, Laura Vozzella|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
While democratic party leaders are worried about “slogans”, movement leaders say that defund applies to the system of capital punishment as well.Brandon Bernard’s Execution Raises Serious Questions About Efficacy Of Death Penalty|Kirsten West Savali|December 11, 2020|Essence.com
At the 2017 hearing, she noted that she had worked on death cases as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia, who supported capital punishment.Supreme Court continues capital punishment trend with Barrett on the bench|Robert Barnes|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
Gunshots rang out in Paris this morning on a second day of deadly violence that has stunned the French capital.
In an act of corporal punishment that we at the Daily Beast do not condone, Joseph grabbed Him by the ear and “pulled hard.”
When Christians and Hindus are accused of insulting Islam in Pakistan, the punishment is harsh.Disco Mullah Blasphemy Row Highlights Pakistan’s Hypocrisy|Shaheen Pasha|December 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The mistletoe must have been hanging right across the aisle on Capital Hill.
Though, some would still indulge, even with the risk of punishment.
"Capital, capital," his lordship would remark with great alacrity, when there was no other way of escape.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
When we speak against one capital vice, we ought to speak against its opposite; the middle betwixt both is the point for virtue.Pearls of Thought|Maturin M. Ballou
The fact that the day following the punishment parade was a Sunday brought about a certain relaxation from discipline.
These evidences of an impulse to look on correction as a quite proper thing are corroborated by stories of self-punishment.Children's Ways|James Sully
The moon rose on a terrified mob trudging or riding the forty miles of road between Meerut and the Mogul capital.
British Dictionary definitions for capital punishment
Cultural definitions for capital punishment (1 of 2)
The infliction of the death penalty as punishment for certain crimes. (See capital offense.)
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Cultural definitions for capital punishment (2 of 2)
The death penalty for a crime.