The Impact of Public Opinion on the Abolition of Capital Punishment in Nigeria: Lessons from Global Perspectives
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Department of Jurisprudence and International Law, University of Port Harcourt
The paper aimed at putting up a critical appraisal of the impact of public opinion on the abolition or retention of capital punishment globally. The paper also evaluates the penological underpinnings for the retention of capital punishment and examines the impact of public opinion on death penalty in Nigeria
Public opinion , Capital Punishment , Abolition , Populism , Elitism
Akingbehin, E O (2020). Uniport Journal of International and Comparative Law. Pgs 38-61.