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Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is a government-sanctioned practice whereby a person is killed by the state as a punishment for a crime the sentence that someone be punished in such a manner is referred to as a death sentence , whereas the act of carrying out the sentence is known as an execution. The case for capital punishment how it saved my life by dr max d younce. Retributive justice is a theory of justice that holds that the best response to a crime is a punishment proportional to the offense, inflicted because the offender deserves the punishment prevention of future crimes ( deterrence ) or rehabilitation of the offender are not considered in determining such punishments. Learn about capital punishment examine the definition and history of capital punishment, and review the pros and cons of capital punishment to.