Death Penalty Position Paragraph Your task is to write a paragraph (maximum leng
Death Penalty Position Paragraph
Your task is to write a paragraph (maximum length of one page double
spaced) that argues your position on the death penalty. In your
argument, you must draw upon ethical theories, concepts, and reasoning
to support your position.
State whether or not the death penalty should be abolished and why.
You must apply at least one ethical theory to support your position.
You must explain what effects implementing your position regarding the death penalty would have on society.
The paragraph should be one full page, double spaced, and free of grammatical errors.
It is not enough to name a theory; you must explain the theory and
demonstrate how your position reflects the logic and reasoning of that
Remember that theory is the “why” behind your beliefs.
This assessment should be a Microsoft Word (no more than one page) document, in addition to the title page.
Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific
support from correctly applied ethical theory. Your submission should be
highly organized, logical, and focused.
Your submission should provide a clearly established and sustained viewpoint and purpose.
Your writing should be well ordered, logical, and unified, as well as original and insightful.
Your submission must be written in Standard English and demonstrate
exceptional content, organization, style, and grammar and mechanics.
Be sure to include references for any sources used and to cite them
using in-text citations where appropriate. Your sources and content
should follow current APA citation style. Review the writing resources
for APA formatting and citation found in Academic Tools. Additional
writing resources can be found within the Academic Success Center.
Your submission should:
include a title page;
be typed in Times New Roman, 12 -point font; and
be free of spelling or punctuation errors.