Legal Protection Against The Defendant Dropped a Death Penalty Connected with Human Rights

Aldie Rangga Diputra, Dini Dewi Heniarti


In Indonesia capital punishment is the toughest punishment of the types of punishment threat contained in the Criminal Code is the heaviest criminal that is the implementation of the seizure of human life, it is not surprising that in determining the death penalty there are many opinions that are pro and contra among jurists or the public itself. There is a main objective to be achieved from this research is to know the legal protection of the defendant who sentenced to death and to know the accountability of the state against the death row inmates who have been executed in death connected with human rights. The research method used to answer the problems in the thesis is to use normative juridical research methods. Normative juridical research is the research undertaken and addressed to written regulations and the application of legislation or positive legal norms that are closely related to the issues discussed. The results showed legal protection against defendants who were sentenced to death, especially the state accountability of death row convicts who have been executed and proven innocent in connection with human rights.


Death Penalty, Legal Protection, Human Rights


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