"The Encyclopedia Britannica defines Capital..."
The Encyclopedia Britannica defines Capital Punishment as the “execution of an offender sentenced to death after conviction by a court of law of a criminal offense”
This resources provides an overview of the Death Penalty and includes arguments for and against this controversial issue.
"My next resource (the..."
My next resource (the Bureau of Justice Statistics) provides statistical data about the Death Penalty including the number of executions over the past few decades.
"Read the following article in..."
Read the following article in the CQ Researcher for a more in depth description of capital punishment: CQ Article by Kenneth Jost
As part of my CARS evaluation of this site, I looked into the credibility of Kenneth Jost. He is a graduate of Harvard University and is an associate professor at Georgetown in the Law Department.
""Capital Punishment." Encyclopedia..."
"Capital Punishment." Encyclopedia Britannica. 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
Evergreen Valley College Lib. 18 Apr. 2008
Capital Punishment Statistics. 2 Jan. 2008. Bureau of Justice Statistics,
Washington, DC. 18 Apr. 2008 <http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/cp.htm>.
Goldstein, Evan R. "Debating the Impact of the Death Penalty." The Chronicle of Higher
Education 54.16 (Dec 14, 2007): NA. Expanded Academic ASAP. Gale. CCL
Evergreen Valley College. 18 Apr. 2008
Jost, Kenneth. "Death Penalty Controversies." CQ Researcher 15.33 (2005): 785-808. CQ
Researcher Online. CQ Press. Evergreen Valley College Lib. 18 April 2008