Death penalty and Crime deterrence-A review of Quantitative evidences
Bisht Shivani1, Patil Rakshit S.2, Dr. Labani Satyanarayana3,,*
1Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, SBSPGI, Dehradun, Uttarakhannd & Trainee at ICPO (ICMR)
2Department of Clinical Pharmacy Practice, BLDEA's College of Pharmacy, Bijapur, Karnataka & Trainee at ICPO (ICMR).
3Scientist G, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology, Indian Council of Medical Research, I-7, Sector-39, Noida-201301, Uttar Pradesh, India
*Corresponding Author: Dr. Satyanarayana Labani, Scientist G, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Institute of Cytology and Preventive Oncology, Indian Council of Medical Research, I-7, Sector-39, Noida -201301 Uttar Pradesh, India. firstname.lastname@example.org
Online published on 22 March, 2016.
The issue of death penalty and crime deterrence has been a debate. A review was undertaken on the Quantitative evidences that found the mixed results both deterring effect as well non-deterring effect. Several studies have documented deterring effects of capital punishment. However, the published studies on capital punishment and deterrence effects include a number of statistical models and conclusions are contradictory. Hence, these types of studies needed a lot of care for the confirmation of hypothesis of statistical models.