Prairie View A&M University, TX, U.S.A.
Life and death in the lone star state: Three decades of violence predictions by capital juries†
Article first published online: 23 NOV 2010
Copyright © 2010 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Behavioral Sciences & the Law
Special Issue: Current Directions
Volume 29, Issue 1, pages 1–22, January/February 2011
How to Cite
Cunningham, M. D., Sorensen, J. R., Vigen, M. P. and Woods, S.O. (2011), Life and death in the lone star state: Three decades of violence predictions by capital juries. Behav. Sci. Law, 29: 1–22. doi: 10.1002/bsl.963
The authors derive income from evaluations and testimony at capital sentencing specifying varying levels of improbability of future prison violence and/or describing prison classification and security. The withdrawal of future violence as a capital sentencing consideration would have adverse economic impact on them. Partial funding for data collection and analysis was provided by a Texas district court at the request of defense counsel.
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- Article first published online: 23 NOV 2010
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