What is the punishment for murder in Brazil?
The punishment for murder in Brazil should ideally be capital punishment. However, this form of punishment is hardly used and most people get life imprisonment of long jail sentences depending on the degree.
The punishment for murder varied with time and place. In the Early Middle Ages, the Germanic Kingdoms generally punished murder with a fine approximately equal to the income the murdered person might expect to get in three years. Double that for a king. The amount for a woman was half to double that of a man for the same rank. Later in the Middle Ages, murder was generally a capital offense, and the punishment was…
Capital murder means that a murder qualifies for a sentence of death for the person convicted. The features of a crime that determine qualification for the death penalty are determined by the state (or country) where the crime is prosecuted. Capital murder is any murder that the punishment is the death penalty.