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Criminal Justice Ethics and Liability week 7 individual Week 7: Week Seven - Individual Work ONLY 400 WORDS 2 page or 400 words Instructional Objectives for this activity: Determine potential areas of negligence & liability in corrections.Watch the Frontline PBS film " HYPERLINK "http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/death-by-fire/" \t "_blank" Death by Fire" XXXXXXXXXXAnswer the following questions after viewing the film:Is it morally permissible to execute an individual with little evidence? The imposition of capital punishment has been marred by errors in convictions, racial discrimination, and other problems in its administration over the years. Do you believe these problems will ever be eliminated? If they were eliminated, would it be permissible to use capital punishment more frequently as a punishment for severe crimes? Do you think it was morally right to execute Todd Willingham? Why or why not? Is this good from a utilitarian point of view? Criteria for completion of your assignment: Your completed work should be an in-depth submission, 2-pages in length, free of spelling and grammar errors. You will be assessed based upon both the rationale you use in addressing the questions/issue posted, and how well you justify your argument regarding this issue. Your response must be thought provoking, have well developed ideas, and should reference (using APA format) any supporting material from the text or other sources you have used to complete the assignment. View the  HYPERLINK "http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/death-by-fire/" Frontline video program "Death By Fire," which you can stream over the Internet for free or purchase from iTunes.www.Death by Fire.com

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Criminal Justice Ethics and Liability week 7 individual
Week 7: Week Seven - Individual Work
ONLY 400 WORDS
It was morally wrong and ethically wrong to execute an individual with little evidence. It can be
seen in the case of death by fire that though there were evidences of the children having been set
on fire there were nothing to prove that Willingham had done it. The execution of Willingham
after 12 years of trial only made the entire forensic department investigation looked flawed. It
was certain that after the execution of Willingham’s , when the four person panel of the Texas
forensic science commission made an extensive detailed finding and said that the method used
y Manuel Vasquez was wrong and he was found negligent of discharging his duty and there
was misconduct n the way he conducted his work. It was also noticed that the investigating
officers had found strong evidences of the fire having been caused by liquid arsenals kept near
the children’s bedroom and the fire had started by igniting the same. Though all these did lead to
the fact that Willingham could have set fire to the house and thereby killing his three daughter’s
there was no evidence to directly prove that Willingham had set fire to the house. There was no
eye witness to the scene. So it can be seen that based on i
egular reporting and investigations an
innocent man was done to death by the lethal medicine. Willingham was charged with murder on
January 8, 1992 and was executed by a lethal injection on Fe
uary 17tth, 2004 in the Texas
State Penitentiary in Huntsville. The entire process of the trail was based only on the
investigating...
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