On December 31st, 2017, Logan Paul, the famous YouTube star, posted a video titled "We Found a Dead Body." From that point on, the social world would shift. Logan Paul would lose fans offended by the video's content and gain another audience that is attracted to the Logan Paul controversy.
There is a plethora of controversy surrounding the use of capital punishment. According to the Cambridge Dictionary, capital punishment is defined as “punishment by death for a serious crime.” Many factors play a role in deciding if capital punishment should or should not be used in the United States: religion, money, and politics. This paper will mainly be focused on the economic effects that the death penalty has in the United States, essentially asking the question, “does the economic impact of the death penalty justify or nullify capital punishment?”