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Volume 55 Issue 4

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Drugs, Death, and Deterrence: A Critical Discussion of Singapore’s Use of the Death Penalty in Drug Trafficking Cases, Vol. 56

Kaitlyn Greening

24 May 2024

Over the course of the past half century, the topic of the death penalty had been hotly contested. The late 1980s marked the beginning of a movement against the imposition of mandatory capital punishment sentences. Various governing bodies, tribunals, protocols, and conventions have since established that the death penalty is no longer a legitimate punishment against any crime. Despite this, the death penalty has not be established as illegal under international law.

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J.D. Candidate 2024, Cornell Law School.