Position paper on death penalty in the philippines

Unknown Dennis Kucinich on the Death Penalty Like most Americans, I arrived at my position on the death penalty through a process that involved the application of morality and moral principles derived from my religious and spiritual convictionspersonal reflection, and a rational examination of facts and statistics. In the end, all of these considerations have led me to come down strongly on the side of opposing capital punishment. Morally, I simply do not believe that we as human beings have the right to "play God" and take a human life especially since our human judgments are fallible and often wrong.

Position paper on death penalty in the philippines

REVISED PENAL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES - BOOK TWO (FULL TEXT)

No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses at least to the same overt act or on confession of the accused in open court. As amended by E. Conspiracy and proposal to commit treason; Penalty.

Without authority therefor, enters a warship, fort, or naval or military establishment or reservation to obtain any information, plans, photographs, or other data of a confidential nature relative to the defense of the Philippine Archipelago; or 2.

Being in possession, by reason of the public office he holds, of the articles, data, or information referred to in the preceding paragraph, discloses their contents to a representative of a foreign nation.

Inciting to war or giving motives for reprisals. Correspondence with hostile country. By prision correccional, if the correspondence has been prohibited by the Government; 2.

By prision mayor, if such correspondence be carried on in ciphers or conventional signs; and 3. By reclusion temporal, if notice or information be given thereby which might be useful to the enemy.

If the offender intended to aid the enemy by giving such notice or information, he shall suffer the penalty of reclusion temporal to death.

Flight to enemy country. Piracy in general and mutiny on the high seas. The same penalty shall be inflicted in case of mutiny on the high seas.

Position paper on death penalty in the philippines

Whenever they have seized a vessel by boarding or firing upon the same; 2. Whenever the pirates have abandoned their victims without means of saving themselves; or 3.

Whenever the crime is accompanied by murder, homicide, physical injuries or rape. The penalty of arresto mayor in its maximum period to prision correccional in its minimum period, if the detention has not exceeded three days; 2.

The penalty of prision correccional in its medium and maximum periods, if the detention has continued more than three but not more than fifteen days; 3.

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The penalty of prision mayor, if the detention has continued for more than fifteen days but not more than six months; and 4. That of reclusion temporal, if the detention shall have exceeded six months. Delay in the delivery of detained persons to the proper judicial authorities.

If the offense be committed in the night-time, or if any papers or effects not constituting evidence of a crime be not returned immediately after the search made by the offender, the penalty shall be prision correccional in its medium and maximum periods.

Search warrants maliciously obtained and abuse in the service of those legally obtained. Searching domicile without witnesses.

Prohibition, interruption and dissolution of peaceful meetings. The same penalty shall be imposed upon a public officer or employee who shall hinder any person from joining any lawful association or from attending any of its meetings. Interruption of religious worship.

If the crime shall have been committed with violence or threats, the penalty shall be prision correccional in its medium and maximum periods. Offending the religious feelings. Rebellion or insurrection; How committed. As amended by R. Coup d'etat; How committed.

Penalty for rebellion, insurrection or coup d'etat. Conspiracy and proposal to commit coup d'etat, rebellion or insurrection. Disloyalty of public officers or employees.- In this paper, I will be arguing for the following position that the death penalty should be abolished for all crimes in the United States as it is not a proven deterrent, it is not cost effective and there is a chance an innocent person could be out to death.

Mitchellmoratorium on the death penalty in Illinoiswhile, the paper s editorialeditorial position, especially Abolish the Death Penalty nbsp; Abolish the Death Penalty is a . Senate of the Philippines GSIS Complex, Pasay City Dear Senator Gordon: The Prolife Philippines Foundation, Incorporated would appreciate it very much to serve as one of your resource organizations should another public hearing is called to discuss the proposal to re-institute the death penalty.

Capital punishment in the Republic of Ireland was abolished in statute law in , having been abolished in for most offences including ordinary attheheels.com last to be executed was Michael Manning, hanged for murder in All subsequent death sentences, the last handed down in , were commuted by the President, on the advice of the Government, to terms of imprisonment of up to 40 .

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