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A Crisis of Confidence: America's Doubts About the Death Penalty

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About the Course:

A Crisis of Confidence: America’s Doubts About the Death Penalty reveals that for many Americans, their patience with the death penalty is wearing thin. This article explores the fact that after 30 years of experiments, the prospects for successful reform of the system seem less and less likely.

This course is based on the reading-based online, A Crisis of Confidence: America’s Doubts About the Death Penalty created by Richard C. Dieter in 0.

Publication Date:

June 9, 2007

Course Material Author

Richard C. Dieter

Richard C. Dieter is the Executive Director of the Death Penalty Information Center.

Course Creator

Dan Rebek, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially addiction counselors, psychologists, mental health counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about the death penalty. It is appropriate for beginner to intermediate levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. Describe the erosion of confidence in the death penalty.

  2. Explain the declining use of the death penalty.

  3. Identify the pragmatic problems cited by those who support the death penalty.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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Article: A Crisis of Confidence

This article was reproduced from the Death Penalty Information Center

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Course Retired
Course Number 101311
3 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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293 members have taken this course