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The Big Book of Capital Punishment

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How many people were executed in 2016?

No capital punishment
184
29%
0
48
8%
<25
111
18%
<50
36
6%
<100
42
7%
100+
205
33%
 
Total votes : 626

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Northern Seleucia
Minister
 
Posts: 2552
Founded: Aug 29, 2020
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Northern Seleucia » Mon May 16, 2022 5:45 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: The Federal Republic of Northern Seleucia
2. Type of government: Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[✓] Common law
[] Civil law
[] Socialist law
[] Religious law
[] Other:

4. Does capital punishment exist in law? Yes, as per the Constitution of Northern Seleucia
5. Is capital punishment used in practice? Yes, frequently.
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)? N/A
7. In what year was the most recent execution? 2022 (This Year)
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year? 555
9. Which year had the most executions? 2008 (Multiple Enemies were Captured in War); 2,502 were executed.

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence? Torture, Murder, Child Rape, Child Murder, Treason, Terrorism, etc.
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence? Second Degree Murder, Rape (depending on severity), Child Molestation, Pedophilia
3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both? Both
4. Can death sentences be appealed? Once
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence? Yes, but rarely, if ever, uses it.

6. Can people under 18 be executed? Yes, minimum age is 16.
7. Can people over 65 be executed? Yes, no maximum age.
8. Can men be executed? Yes
9. Can women be executed? Yes
10. Can government officials be executed? Yes
11. Can foreigners be executed? Yes

C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[✓] Hanging
[] Decapitation
[✓] Lethal injection
[✓] Firing squad
[✓] Gas chamber
[] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[✓] Sodium thiopental
[✓] Pancuronium bromide
[✓] Potassium chloride
[✓] Midazolam
[✓] Hydromorphone
[] Other: (Whichever is available fastest)

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[✓] Hydrogen cyanide
[✓] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution? Sometimes
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular? Firing Squad

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody? Yes, in solitary confinement
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)? Miserable. The feeling of death hangs in the air, and in the poorly kept cells.
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date? Yes, informed two weeks ahead of execution.
3. Are family members informed of the execution date? Yes, informed a week ahead of execution.
4. Is the public informed of the execution date? Yes, the night before the execution, the names, pictures, and crimes of the condemned are mentioned in the news at 6:00 pm.
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal? Yes
6. Which day of the week do most executions take place? Wednesday
7. Are executions public or private? Some are public, others are private.
8. Who is invited to view executions? Family, News, Victims (if alive)

9. Are executions reported by the media? Yes
10. Are executions broadcast on television? Sometimes
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement? Yes
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)? The Executioner informs everyone of the crime.
13. Are prisoners blindfolded? Yes
14. How are executioners selected? Selected from police or correctional officers on scene.
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions? Sometimes

16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners? Buried in a potter's field, with an unmarked tomb.
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution? No

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: 87%
1b. Rape and violent assault: 79%
1c. Armed robbery: 46%
1d. Drug trafficking: 52%
1e. Drug possession: 21%
1f. Gang membership: 12%
1g. Immorality: 5%
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes? 10%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime? Yes
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Catalonia 2070 RP
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Posts: 371
Founded: Sep 29, 2021
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Postby Catalonia 2070 RP » Mon May 16, 2022 5:57 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: Countries of Catalonia
2. Type of government:National Syndicate
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[v] Common law
[] Civil law
[v] Socialist law
[] Religious law
[] Other:

4. Does capital punishment exist in law?
Yes
5. Is capital punishment used in practice?
Yes
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)?
7. In what year was the most recent execution?
2078
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year?
50
9. Which year had the most executions?
2076

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence?
Murder, rape, disregard for national integrity
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence?
Subversive propaganda
3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both?
Bith
4. Can death sentences be appealed?
No
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence?
Yes

6. Can people under 18 be executed?
People under 16 cannot be executed
7. Can people over 65 be executed?
Yes
8. Can men be executed?
Yes
9. Can women be executed?
Yes
10. Can government officials be executed?
Yes
11. Can foreigners be executed?
Yes

C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[] Hanging
[] Decapitation
[v] Lethal injection
[v] Firing squad
[v] Gas chamber
[] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[] Potassium chloride
[] Midazolam
[] Hydromorphone
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[v] Carbon monoxide
[v] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution?
No
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular?

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody?
Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)?
Solitary confinement
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date?
Yes
3. Are family members informed of the execution date?
Yes
4. Is the public informed of the execution date?
No
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal?
Yes, but the cost of preparing the meal nest be under 500 großmarks
6. Which day of the week do most executions take place?
Sunday
7. Are executions public or private?
Depends on the crime
8. Who is invited to view executions?
Depends

9. Are executions reported by the media?
Only big ones, most are censored
10. Are executions broadcast on television?
In rare occasions for propaganda purposes
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement?
No
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)?
13. Are prisoners blindfolded?
Yes
14. How are executioners selected?
The military
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions?
No
16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners?
Given to the family
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution?
They pay for 50% of the costs

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
from a rebel newspaper, 64% support it. From the Catalan State, 88%.
1a. Murder:
96%
1b. Rape and violent assault:
93%
1c. Armed robbery:
48%
1d. Drug trafficking:
49%
1e. Drug possession:
19%
1f. Gang membership:
34%
1g. Immorality:
42%
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes?
36%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime?
Yes

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Kahekordne Union of Spib
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Posts: 107
Founded: Jan 17, 2022
Left-Leaning College State

Postby Kahekordne Union of Spib » Mon May 16, 2022 9:12 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: The Republic of the Kahekordne Union of Spib
2. Type of government: Semipresidential Constitutional Monarchy
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[] Common law
[√] Civil law
[] Socialist law
[] Religious law
[] Other:

4. Does capital punishment exist in law? Yes
5. Is capital punishment used in practice? No
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)?
7. In what year was the most recent execution? 1974
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year? 0
9. Which year had the most executions? 1974

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence? Grand scale corruption, mass genocide
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence?
3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both? Both
4. Can death sentences be appealed? Yes
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence? Yes

6. Can people under 18 be executed? No
7. Can people over 65 be executed? Yes
8. Can men be executed? Yes
9. Can women be executed? Yes
10. Can government officials be executed? Yes
11. Can foreigners be executed? Yes

C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[] Hanging
[] Decapitation
[√] Lethal injection
[] Firing squad
[] Gas chamber
[√] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[√] Potassium chloride
[] Midazolam
[] Hydromorphone
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution? Yes
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular? Lethal injections

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody? Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)? Decent
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date? Yes
3. Are family members informed of the execution date? Yes
4. Is the public informed of the execution date? Yes
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal? Yes
6. Which day of the week do most executions take place? None specifically
7. Are executions public or private? Depends
8. Who is invited to view executions? Anyone for public, executee's choice for private

9. Are executions reported by the media? Yes
10. Are executions broadcast on television? Yes
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement? Yes
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)?
13. Are prisoners blindfolded? If desired
14. How are executioners selected? Whoever is available
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions? Yes

16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners? Buried in a cemetery
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution? No

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: 60%
1b. Rape and violent assault: 38%
1c. Armed robbery: .4%
1d. Drug trafficking: .3%
1e. Drug possession: .1%
1f. Gang membership: .2%
1g. Immorality:
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes? 80%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime? No
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The Orwell Society
Ambassador
 
Posts: 1660
Founded: Apr 16, 2022
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby The Orwell Society » Tue May 17, 2022 5:05 pm

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: The Empire of the Orwell Society
2. Type of government: Totalitarian Dictatorship
3. Which legal system is used? A panel of government-appointed judges decide punishments
4. Does capital punishment exist in law? Yes
5. Is capital punishment used in practice? Yes
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)? N/A
7. In what year was the most recent execution? 2025
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year? 16,780

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence? Murder, Treason, Protest, Terrorism, Espionage
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence? Assault, Battery, Burglary, Identity Theft, etc.
3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both? Judges
4. Can death sentences be appealed? No
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence? Yes

6. Can people under 18 be executed? Yes
7. Can people over 65 be executed? Yes
8. Can men be executed? Yes
9. Can women be executed? Yes
10. Can government officials be executed? Yes
11. Can foreigners be executed? Yes

C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Lethal Injection, Firing Squad, Electrocution

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[X] Sodium thiopental
[X] Pancuronium bromide
[X] Potassium chloride
[X] Midazolam
[X] Hydromorphone
[X] Other: Classified experimental drugs

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution? No
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular? N/A

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody? Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)? Like that of any other prisoner
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date? No
3. Are family members informed of the execution date? No
4. Is the public informed of the execution date? Sometimes
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal? No
6. Which day of the week do most executions take place? Any
7. Are executions public or private? Mostly private
8. Who is invited to view executions? No one

9. Are executions reported by the media? Sometimes
10. Are executions broadcast on television? Sometimes
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement? Yes
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)? The executioner
13. Are prisoners blindfolded? Yes
14. How are executioners selected? By the government
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions? Yes

16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners? Burned
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution? No

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: N/A
1b. Rape and violent assault: N/A
1c. Robbery: N/A
1d. Drug trafficking: N/A
1e. Drug possession: N/A
1f. Adultery: N/A
1g. Homosexuality: N/A
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes? N/A
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime? Yes
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Woodmarshland
Lobbyist
 
Posts: 20
Founded: Jun 15, 2022
Ex-Nation

Postby Woodmarshland » Thu Jun 16, 2022 11:24 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: the Grand Duchy of WoodMarshland
2. Type of government:oligarchy (de facto)
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[X] Common law
[X] Civil law
[] Socialist law
[] Religious law
[X] Other: mob rule

4. Does capital punishment exist in law?:
Yes.

5. Is capital punishment used in practice?:
Yes.

6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)?: From 1997-2002.
7. In what year was the most recent execution?:
2021

8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year?: 0.5
9. Which year had the most executions?: 1983

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence?: none
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence?: Espionage, treason, terrorist conspiracy, terroristic attempted murder,
murder, manslaughter, arson, assault with the use of acid, assault with intent to rob, assault with the use of acid, kidnapping, attempted rape, rape, child molestation, poisoning, riot with violence, assault combined with home invasion.

3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both?: Judges but juries routinely nullify for assault with intent to rob.
4. Can death sentences be appealed?:
Yes, they are routinely appealed to the High Court of Justice and can also be appealed to the Supreme Court.

5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence?: yes

6. Can people under 18 be executed?:
No. The minimum age is 18.

7. Can people over 65 be executed?:
Yes, the elderly are generally not respected.

8. Can men be executed?:
Yes. They are the vast majority of the executed.

9. Can women be executed?:
Yes.

10. Can government officials be executed?:
Yes.

11. Can foreigners be executed?:
Yes.


C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[X] Hanging
[] Decapitation
[X] Lethal injection
[] Firing squad
[] Gas chamber
[] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[] Potassium chloride
[X] Midazolam
[] Hydromorphone
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution?:Yes
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular?: Lethal injection.

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody?: Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)?: Material conditions are relatively nice but like most WoodMarshers, the majority of prison officers are rude.
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date?:
Yes.

3. Are family members informed of the execution date?:
Yes.

4. Is the public informed of the execution date?:
Yes.

5. Are prisoners offered a last meal?:
Yes.

6. Which day of the week do most executions take place?:Fridays
7. Are executions public or private?: Private due to the risk of riots, they stopped being public in 1960.
8. Who is invited to view executions?:
A chaplain (if requested by the accused), a medical doctor,
an apprentice executioner


9. Are executions reported by the media?:
Yes.

10. Are executions broadcast on television?:
Only executions for certain offences against children.

11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement?:
No.

12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)?:
Just about everyone. They'd be widely spoken about.

13. Are prisoners blindfolded?: Yes, if they wish.
14. How are executioners selected?: An apprenticeship, considered equivalent to an Ordinary School Certificate.
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions?:
Yes


16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners?: Returned to their families
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution?:No.

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: 49.51% for murder in general.
59.49% for child murder.

1b. Rape and violent assault:
46.64% for rape,
56.49% for child molestation
59.89% for child rape.
45.65% for assault with intent to rob.

1c. Armed robbery:
45.90% if the victim of the robbery is assaulted

1d. Drug trafficking: 9.06%
1e. Drug possession:0.09%
1f. Gang membership:9.99%
1g. Immorality:0.05%
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes?:39.9%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime?: No, because capital punishment is currently used and crime is still very high.
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Fan T Afghanistan
Bureaucrat
 
Posts: 64
Founded: Jun 02, 2022
Ex-Nation

Postby Fan T Afghanistan » Fri Jun 17, 2022 4:53 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: the Sultanate of Afghanistan
2. Type of government: Islamic monarchy
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[] Common law
[X] Civil law
[] Socialist law
[X] Religious law
[] Other:

4. Does capital punishment exist in law?:
Yes

5. Is capital punishment used in practice?:
Yes

6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)?: N/A
7. In what year was the most recent execution?: 2022.
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year?: 2.5
9. Which year had the most executions?:
1990


B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence?: Adultery by a free, sane, adult Muslim who is married to a spouse who is also a free, sane, adult Muslim in a marriage that has been consummated
(subject to strict evidentiary standards)

2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence?:
Drug trafficking (other than cannabis and alcohol which receive a prison sentence instead),
murder, kidnapping, rape, child molestation, high treason, arson, espionage in certain cases (whether spies are treated as criminals is legally complicated) , giving false witness of a capital crime, terrorism-related offenses,
a married man who engages in homosexual acts (considered separate to adultery under Hanafi jurisprudence) and certain military offences.

3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both?: Judges, juries are seldom used.
4. Can death sentences be appealed?:
Yes, they routinely are appealed.

5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence?: Yes, the Sultan has this power.

6. Can people under 18 be executed?:
Yes, the minimum age is 17.

7. Can people over 65 be executed?: yes.
8. Can men be executed?: Yes, infact in over a century all those executed have been men.
9. Can women be executed?: In theory yes (but only for adultery)], in practice, no (no woman has been executed in over 100 years).
10. Can government officials be executed?:
Yes. It is seen as more severe for a government official to commit a crime.

11. Can foreigners be executed?:
Yes.


C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[X] Hanging
[] Decapitation
[X] Lethal injection
[X] Firing squad
[] Gas chamber
[] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[] Potassium chloride
[X] Midazolam
[] Hydromorphone
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution?: Yes but convicts for certain offences can't choose firing squad, which is considered a more noble death.
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular?: Firing squad.

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody?:
Yes.

1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)?: Quite basic.
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date?:
Yes

3. Are family members informed of the execution date?:
Yes

4. Is the public informed of the execution date?:
Yes

5. Are prisoners offered a last meal?:
Yes.

6. Which day of the week do most executions take place?: Generally Mondays. (The working day starts on Sunday but executioners are disproportionately Christian in certain places the British gave us back in 1940, in exchange for joining their side in the Second World War.)
7. Are executions public or private?:
Private.

8. Who is invited to view executions?: A chaplain for the spiritual comfort of the accused and a doctor (the executioner's apprentice is also there but they are an assistant not a spectator)

9. Are executions reported by the media?: Yes
10. Are executions broadcast on television?: No.
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement?: Yes.
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)?: Everyone, they are widely talked about.
13. Are prisoners blindfolded?: Yes, if they wish.
14. How are executioners selected?: Firing squads are composed of marksmen from the armed forces or police,
hangings and lethal injections are conducted by men (thus far no women have been enrolled) who complete an apprenticeship.

15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions?:
Yes. To ensure it's humane and to verify the death.


16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners?: Returned to their families, usually buried.
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution?: Yes.

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: Over 90%
1b. Rape and violent assault:
Over 90% for rape or child molestation
Over 95% for child rape
Over 60% for violent robbery

1c. Armed robbery: up to 65% depending on the circumstances
1d. Drug trafficking:55.6%
1e. Drug possession:12.89%
1f. Gang membership:53.99%
1g. Immorality:52.50% for adultery in some cases
35.60% for unmarried homosexual men.

2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes?: Between 1% and 5%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime?: Yes due to it being impossible for the dead to reoffend.

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Trad Bosnia
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Posts: 195
Founded: Jun 14, 2022
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Postby Trad Bosnia » Fri Jun 17, 2022 5:10 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: The Kingdom of Bosnia-Herzegovina
2. Type of government: Islamic monarchy
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[] Common law
[X] Civil law
[] Socialist law
[X] Religious law
[] Other:

4. Does capital punishment exist in law?: Yes
5. Is capital punishment used in practice?: Occasionally
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)?: 1998
7. In what year was the most recent execution?: 2021
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year?:0.25
9. Which year had the most executions?: 1997

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence?:
adultery in some cases
(subject to strict evidentiary requirements)

2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence?:
Genocide, murder, piracy with violence, aggravated kidnapping,
aggravated rape, child rape,
two or more counts of rape, four or more counts of sacrilege, certain military offences, high treason,
attempted murder of a law enforcement officer by a common criminal.

3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both?: Judges. Juries don't exist.
4. Can death sentences be appealed?: Yes
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence?: Yes, the King has that authority.

6. Can people under 18 be executed?:
No.

7. Can people over 65 be executed?:
Yes

8. Can men be executed?:
Yes

9. Can women be executed?: Not in practice.

10. Can government officials be executed?:
Yes.

11. Can foreigners be executed?:
Yes.


C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[X] Hanging
[X] Decapitation (mostly guillotine)
[X] Lethal injection
[X] Firing squad (soldiers only and NOT those convicted of certain crimes)
[] Gas chamber
[] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[] Potassium chloride
[X] Midazolam
[] Hydromorphone
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution?:
Yes.

2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular?: Guillotine

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody?: Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)?:
They are humane.

2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date?:yes
3. Are family members informed of the execution date?:yes
4. Is the public informed of the execution date?:yes
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal?:
yes

6. Which day of the week do most executions take place?:Mondays
7. Are executions public or private?: Private
8. Who is invited to view executions?: Just a chaplain and a medical witness

9. Are executions reported by the media?:yes
10. Are executions broadcast on television?:no
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement?:yes
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)?: the judge, the lawyers, the King, politicians, the chief of police, the executioner and the prison governor.
13. Are prisoners blindfolded?: if they wish.
14. How are executioners selected?:
Firing squads are composed of people who do it from the military and get paid extra for each execution.
All other forms are carried out by trained executioners.

15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions?:yes

16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners?: returned to their families.
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution?:no.

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: 50.05% for murder in general
56.05% for child murder

1b. Rape and violent assault: 50.001% for rape,
51.05% for child molestation and 55.05% for child rape

1c. Armed robbery: 26.51%
1d. Drug trafficking:9.89%
1e. Drug possession:1.89%
1f. Gang membership:10.89%
1g. Immorality:9.50% for adultery
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes?:43.11%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime?:Yes

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Mironiya
Civil Servant
 
Posts: 6
Founded: Apr 12, 2022
Psychotic Dictatorship

Postby Mironiya » Fri Jun 17, 2022 6:09 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: People's Republic of Mironia
2. Type of government: one-party dictatorship
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[X] Common law
[] Civil law
[X] Socialist law
[] Religious law
[] Other:

4. Does capital punishment exist in law? Yes
5. Is capital punishment used in practice? Yes
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)? 1998-2022 (the death penalty was reintroduced this year)
7. In what year was the most recent execution? 2022
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year? 34
9. Which year had the most executions? 2022

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence? Murder of a civil servant, attempted assassination of the Leader, extremism, desertion, assistance to extremist organizations, organization and implementation of a terrorist act
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence? Pedophilia, bestiality, genocide, piracy
3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both? Judges
4. Can death sentences be appealed? In rare cases
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence? Yes, but this happens in very rare cases.

6. Can people under 18 be executed? In cases where a juvenile is sentenced to death, the juvenile shall serve the sentence in a labor camp until the age of 18, after which the sentence is carried out.
7. Can people over 65 be executed? Yes
8. Can men be executed? Yes
9. Can women be executed? Yes
10. Can government officials be executed? No, civil servants in Mironia have personal immunity
11. Can foreigners be executed? Yes

C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[] Hanging
[] Decapitation
[] Lethal injection
[X] Firing squad
[] Gas chamber
[] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[] Potassium chloride
[] Midazolam
[] Hydromorphone
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution? No
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular?

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody? Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)? death row inmates are held as ordinary prisoners in special prisons
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date? Execution takes place one year after sentencing
3. Are family members informed of the execution date? Yes
4. Is the public informed of the execution date? No
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal? No, this tradition has been abolished
6. Which day of the week do most executions take place? Monday
7. Are executions public or private? The execution takes place on the prison grounds and only prison staff may be present.
8. Who is invited to view executions? Prison Director and Chief Warden

9. Are executions reported by the media? No
10. Are executions broadcast on television? No
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement? No
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)? Prison Director and Chief Warden
13. Are prisoners blindfolded? No
14. How are executioners selected? Execution platoons are assembled from overseers
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions? No

16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners? The bodies are cremated, and the urns with the ashes are sent to relatives
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution? No

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: 60%
1b. Rape and violent assault: 52%
1c. Armed robbery:23%
1d. Drug trafficking: 27%
1e. Drug possession:11%
1f. Gang membership:21%
1g. Immorality:15%
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes? 30%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime? Yes

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Junatia
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Posts: 71
Founded: Apr 27, 2022
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Junatia » Fri Jun 17, 2022 7:00 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: Republic of Junatia
2. Type of government: idk
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[X] Common law
[X] Civil law
[] Socialist law
[] Religious law
[] Other:

4. Does capital punishment exist in law?
Yes
5. Is capital punishment used in practice?
Yes
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)?
None
7. In what year was the most recent execution?
2022
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year?
idk what would be high or low
9. Which year had the most executions?
Probaly sometime in the 50s

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence?
Murder, Terrorism, Switching sides in favor of the enemy during times of war, rope, failing to show signs of emotion, etc.
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence?
Some crimes that would result in a life sentence would result in death sentence if done due to religious reasons
Illegally escaping from high security prison more than 5 times
3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both?
Both
4. Can death sentences be appealed?
Yes
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence?
Yes, but she wont use the authority often

6. Can people under 18 be executed?
Yes, but crimes that would result in mandatory death sentence arent mandatory for people under 18
7. Can people over 65 be executed?
Yes
8. Can men be executed?
Yes
9. Can women be executed?
Yes
10. Can government officials be executed?
Yes
11. Can foreigners be executed?
Yes

C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[] Hanging
[] Decapitation
[] Lethal injection
[X] Firing squad
[] Gas chamber
[] None of the above

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[] Potassium chloride
[] Midazolam
[] Hydromorphone
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution?
No
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular?

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody?
Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)?
Worse than any other place in Junatia
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date?
Yes
3. Are family members informed of the execution date?
Yes
4. Is the public informed of the execution date?
No
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal?
No
6. Which day of the week do most executions take place?
idk
7. Are executions public or private?
Private
8. Who is invited to view executions?
The victims, victim's family members, friends, etc.

9. Are executions reported by the media?
No
10. Are executions broadcast on television?
No
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement?
Yes
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)?
13. Are prisoners blindfolded?
If they want to
14. How are executioners selected?
Random
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions?
No

16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners?
Organs will possibly be donated, bones can be sold
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution?
No

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: 61%
1b. Rape and violent assault: 58%
1c. Armed robbery: 45%
1d. Drug trafficking: 7%
1e. Drug possession: 7%
1f. Gang membership: 4%
1g. Immorality: 69%
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes?
Less than 2%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime?
Yes
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Palmyrion
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Posts: 2299
Founded: Mar 04, 2015
Inoffensive Centrist Democracy

Postby Palmyrion » Fri Jun 17, 2022 7:28 am

A. GENERAL

1. Full nation name: Royal Palmyrian Commonwealth
2. Type of government: Constitutional Monarchy
3. Which legal system is used? Check all that apply:
[/] Common law
[/] Civil law
[] Socialist law
[/] Religious law (Only for cases involving the Marshite Church)
[/] Other: Courts martial

4. Does capital punishment exist in law? Yes
5. Is capital punishment used in practice? Yes
6. In what year was capital punishment abolished (if applicable)?
7. In what year was the most recent execution? 2022, notably against rebel leaders convicted of the 2014-2018 Sultan Osmalik Genocide.
8. On average, how many prisoners are executed per year? 1,000
9. Which year had the most executions? 2014-2018, with as many as 50,000 people executed in one day, and daily executions not going below 20 per day. For context, these were the bloodiest years of the 2010-2018 Palmyrian Civil War, when two large-scale rebellions rocked Palmyrion for most of the 2010s: a communist rebellion in northern Palmyrion, and an Islamist rebellion in the southern Islamic islands.

B. LEGISLATION

1. Which crimes have a mandatory death sentence? Rape, murder, violent assault resulting into egregious and permanent injury.
2. Which crimes have an optional death sentence? Armed robbery (if it involves the above violations), drug trafficking, human trafficking.
3. Are death sentences decided by judges, juries, or both? Both.
4. Can death sentences be appealed? When appealed to higher courts, yes.
5. Does the leader have authority to veto a death sentence? The Chancellor can veto a death sentence.

6. Can people under 18 be executed? No, but exceptions include some of the most criminally violent child soldiers during the 2010-2018 Palmyrian Civil War.
7. Can people over 65 be executed? Yes.
8. Can men be executed? Yes.
9. Can women be executed? Yes.
10. Can government officials be executed? Yes.
11. Can foreigners be executed? Yes, but usually deportation is the first measure.

C. METHODS

1. Which execution methods are currently used? Check all that apply:
[] Hanging (was used only during the 2010-2018 Palmyrian Civil War)
[] Decapitation (was used only during the 2010-2018 Palmyrian Civil War, especially by the separatist Islamic State of Southern Palmyrion, or ISSP)
[/] Lethal injection
[/] Firing squad (only applied in courts martial; outside of courts martial, was used only during the 2010-2018 Palmyrian Civil War)
[] Gas chamber
[] None of the above
[] Others: other methods known to have been used during the 2010-2018 Civil War by all sides were immolation at the stake, stoning (used by the ISSP), the use of carabaos (water buffalos) to mete out a slow death through corporal dismemberment and eventual exsanguination, and defenestration (famously used by ISSP militants against LGBT persons in their claimed separatist states).

1a. For nations with lethal injection, which drugs are used? Check all that apply:
[/] Sodium thiopental
[] Pancuronium bromide
[/] Potassium chloride
[] Midazolam
[/] Hydromorphone (applied before the lethal agent is injected)
[] Other:

1b. For nations with gas chambers, which gases are used? Check all that apply:
[] Hydrogen cyanide
[] Carbon monoxide
[] Carbon dioxide
[] Nitrogen
[] Other:

2. Can prisoners choose the method of execution?
2a. If yes, which method of execution is the most popular?

D. PROTOCOL AND PROCEDURES

1. While waiting for execution, are prisoners kept in custody? Yes
1a. What are conditions like in death row (if applicable)? Not much different from your average prison, wherein conditions are uncomfy to begin with.
2. Are prisoners informed of the execution date? Yes.
3. Are family members informed of the execution date? Yes.
4. Is the public informed of the execution date? Yes.
5. Are prisoners offered a last meal? Yes.
6. Which day of the week do most executions take place? Friday.
7. Are executions public or private? Private, but the 2010-2018 Civil War was rife with public executions of insurgents.
8. Who is invited to view executions? The families of the victim/s and of the criminal.

9. Are executions reported by the media? Mostly in the obituary sections of newspapers.
10. Are executions broadcast on television? No.
11. Do prisoners have the opportunity to make a final statement? Yes.
12. Who else makes statements before an execution (if applicable)?
13. Are prisoners blindfolded? No.
14. How are executioners selected? There are appointed executioners who serve a set tenure of office.
15. Do doctors or medical professionals supervise executions? Yes.

16. What happens to the bodies of executed prisoners? Cremated.
17. Are family members required to pay for the execution? No.

E. PUBLIC OPINION

1. What percentage of citizens support capital punishment for these crimes?
1a. Murder: 99%
1b. Rape and violent assault: 95%
1c. Armed robbery: 66%
1d. Drug trafficking: 45%
1e. Drug possession: 19%
1f. Gang membership: 9%
1g. Immorality: 0%
2. What percentage of citizens oppose capital punishment for all crimes? 1%
3. Is capital punishment considered effective for reducing crime? No.
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