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NCJ Number: 156694 Find in a Library
Title: About the Death Penalty
Journal: Belugyi Szemle  Volume:33  Issue:1  Dated:(January 1995)  Pages:55-57
Author(s): A Deak
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 3
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Format: Article
Language: English; Hungarian
Country: Hungary
Annotation: This discussion of capital punishment considers its historical background and argues that it should be reintroduced in Hungary.
Abstract: The problem of capital punishment is almost as old as the history of humanity. The issue is a matter of governmental policy, because people live in organized societies. The necessity and lawfulness of capital punishment has been the subject of debate since the 18th Century. In Hungary, the Constitutional Court abolished the death penalty in 1990 in decision 23/190.X.31. However, reasons exist for its reintroduction. (Publisher summary modified)
Main Term(s): Corrections in foreign countries
Index Term(s): Abolishment of capital punishment; Capital punishment; Corrections policies; Hungary
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