Since 1973 144 people in 26 states have been released from death row with evidence of thier innocence also it takes way to much money and it doesn't reduce crime The worse thing about the death penalty is that the system can make a mistake. in 2004 in texas Cameron Willingham an american man was convicted for starting the fire that killed his three children .

Prosecutors charged Cameron Willingham with starting the fire in attempt to cover up his abuse to his daughters in 2009 he was proven to be innocent and he had already been executed by lethal injection on february 17, 2004 . e lost his life for a crime he didn't commit.The death penalty does not keep us safer. homicides rates for the states that use the death penalty are going higher than for those states that don't. if a criminal wants to commit he/she will commit it and it doesn't matter if he or she receives the death penalty a criminal is a criminal.

Having the death penalty doesn't matter for someone who doesn't care about anything or anyone. Studies show that the death penalty is much more expensive than life in prison.The high costs of the death penalty are for complicated legal process to execute a person in the U.S with a big cost at the pre trials . For example Michael Selsor was probably the inmate who served the most time from conviction to execution in U. S history.

he was first sentenced to death in oklahoma in 176 for murder and was in prison for over 36 years his execution on May, 1 2012 it took over 2. 3 million just to execute him. Although the death penalty isolate the murderers and criminals from the outside world and eliminate the danger that they have for society, there is still the high costs to execute someone ,and fairness on executed an innocent human .