No Choirboy

Topics: Morality, Religion, Capital punishment Pages: 2 (481 words) Published: May 7, 2012
No Choirboy

There are many issues in society today that can be debated to be morally wrong or legally wrong. The death penalty and murder are some things that can be debated. Many argue whether the death penalty is morally right or if it should ban or if murder is worth the death penalty or a life sentence. Jail is also a cruel place that people have to go for making wrong choices; there are many different societal issues in no choirboy such as moral judgment of the death penalty, problems in jail and the laws of the justice system.

Moral judgment is a difficult thing; so many people can disagree because there is no right or wrong answer. This topic has been a big debate for a while each state has adopted their own way of doing things. The death penalty is illegal in 16 states. The death penalty is usually used for murder but there has been other case such as aggravated rape but most of the time they get a life sentence for crimes other than murder. In cases of serious crimes you always don’t get the death penalty sometimes you get hard time to a life sentence which can be hard on a person because of the many flaws of the prison system.

Jail can be a real hard place on people there have been many cases of people trying to commit suicide because they couldn’t handle the insanity. It is hard to think that people would try to take their own lives rather than suffer for years. In studies they report emotional and behavior changes greatly on inmates like deep depression or some people even turn homosexual. In the book there where many times that inmates tried to get raped and had to defend their self to remain the person they were before they went in there. People also form gangs for protection and being beaten badly is not uncommon even murder happens in jail. There are also many laws with the jurisdiction system.

Many teens were put on death row because of the serious crimes they committed. They passed a law a person under the age of 18 cannot be...
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