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Death penalty by Mind Map: Death penalty
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Death penalty

The police are under huge pressure to make an arrest

His wife was opposed to the hanging

Who wins when someone is hanged?

Is it a matter of "winning" or "losing"?

The Law

What is a balanced judgement?

"An eye for an eye"?

"Thou shalt not kill"

The law is made by people

People make mistakes

A fair judge?

Under pressure to make a conviction

Maturity

Craig was a fantasist

Thought he was a gangster

Only 16

Craig's mental stability was questionable

Justice

Miscarriage of justice

It won't bring Miles back

Satisfying "the mob"

Fairness?

Revenge?, Balance?

Compassion?

The police and courts can't always be trusted to get it right

Mitigating Circumstances

"Let him have it"

Ambiguous

Mental age of 11

Easily led

Craig's desire for revenge

Craig led Bentley astray

Failure of the court process