Firstly, I want to list justifications for the death penalty. For The death penalty is likely to prevent future murders. Most people don't want to lose their lives. A just society requires the death penalty for the taking of a life. Life for a life? The death penalty is administered as humanely as possible. Humanely? Next, I want to list justifications against the death penalty. Against Just as the death penalty is likely to prevent murders, can it also institute murders? Some people don't fear their lives being taken. An unjust society does not require the death penalty for the taking of a life. An retribution of life isn't necessary. The risk of executing an innocent person. You're never really sure, are you? Lastly, do you think I am for or against the death penalty? Do you think the death penalty should still be allowed? Explain.