Biographies of Death row inmates: The lessons after defending 100 cases

Essential reading. Too easy to make judgments. I have sent this to over 100 people on my mailing list with the quotation
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Biographies of Death row inmates: The lessons after defending 100 cases

What happens before a murder?

In looking for ways to reduce death penalty cases, David R. Dow realized that a surprising number of death row inmates had similar biographies. In this talk he proposes a bold plan, one that prevents murders in the first place

David R. Dow has defended over 100 death row inmates in 20 years. Full bio

“If we make the picture bigger and devote our attention to the earlier chapters, then we’re never going to write the first sentence that begins the death penalty story.” – David R. Dow –

ted.com|By David R. Dow

Two weeks ago,I was sitting at the kitchen table with my wife Katya,and we were talking about what I was going to…

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