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Criminal law: Punishment

Death penalty

UK and capital punishment

Capital punishment -- Great Britain -- History
Executions and executioners -- Great Britain -- History
Hanging -- Great Britain -- History

International steps towards abolition

According to Amnesty International "As of July 2015, 101 countries have abolished the death penalty for all crimes. .. In 2014, at least 22 countries around the world carried out executions. ... In 2014, at least 2,466 people were sentenced to death worldwide - up 28% on 2013." https://www.amnesty.org/en/what-we-do/death-penalty/ [accessed 12 February 2016]

Capital punishment
Capital punishment - law and legislation

Finding commentary

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Punishment
Punishment
-- Philosophy

Corrections
Criminal liability
Criminal liability -- Philosophy
Sentencing (Criminal procedure)
Criminal justice, Administration of -- Philosophy

Criminals -- Rehabilitation 

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