The Death Penalty Has Been Seen as a Human Rights Issue. 3693 words (15 pages) Essay in International Law. There has been substantial protest at the U.S’ continuing practice of imposing the death penalty on juveniles, and in 1987, the Inter- American Commission on Human Rights held that the U.S had violated the American Convention on Human.
Essay text: The rate at which the death penalty is carried out, as well as inconstancies in sentencing does not make it a deterrent. There should not be an age limit in all capital offenses for those who could face the death penalty.