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The dilemma of Capital Punishment as in the movie Dead Man Walking In this short article I will analyse and explain the way the dilemma of Capital Punishment is portrayed in the movie "Dead Man Walking", a true story performed out. Before I proceed on this particular essay, I believe it essential to give some background info about Capital Punishment. Capital punishment, also known as the death penalty, is the ordered execution of a prisoner as a punishment for a serious crime. Prisoners are kept in an isolated portion of the prison, often-called Death Row, until the implementation date. Methods of execution have varied over the years and contain; deadly injection, decapitation (using a sword, axe or guillotine), Electrocution (at an electric chair), hanging, gassing, strangulation, drowning. Also used in some stage were the ways of burning, crucifixion, impalement, crushing, stoning, shooting by firing squad, disembowelment, sawing, tearing apart by horses, devouring by wild creatures and devastating by an elephant. The most frequent system of execution these days is lethal injection. 111 states from their estimated 193 on earth do not practice Capital Punishment, but in 30 of those rest known countries do clinic Capital Punishment. From the US 895 individuals have been implemented from 1976 to 2003. The narrative of the "Dead Man Walking" is as follows. An convicted killer on Death Row called Matthew Poncelet was sentenced to death by lethal injection. He's committed the offense of assaulting two teens, a boy, and a woman, raping the woman then killing them both. He writes to Christian nun, Sister Helen Prejean and asks me to find him a decent attorney i.. .