Justice is an ideal worth striving for in every aspect of your life, however small. It creates balance, community, well-being and purpose, among other noble qualities. But sometimes the road to justice is unpaved and rocky, and what one thinks is justice turns out, in hindsight, to be a sham, destroying the community more than nurturing it. Supporters of capital punishment have traversed that road. Nothing in the data and research regarding capital punishment can be construed as an argument in favour; on the contrary, they speak eloquently, though mute, for justice. Read on, here are 8 things you didn't know about the death penalty.