Originally Posted by Spuddles
The Batman is neither judge nor jury, and there's no reason he should carry the burden of executioner. It makes less sense to me why the state doesn't execute him. I mean, the joker is like the worst terrorist in the world. You'd think they'd have an execution van all ready to go as soon as he was caught.
That's what you get for leaving NO legal authority available for capital punishment.
Never remove the permanent solution entirely. Make it hard to "qualify," sure. I can stand as high a standard of evidence and clear threat to society as you want to build. But never take it completely off the table.