Over twenty years ago, a particular expert witness “guaranteed” that the individual on trial for murder would kill again. In that case, the jury found the defendant guilty and sentenced the offender to death. This expert witness was disciplined by his or her professional organization and the Supreme Court spoke strongly against him or her. Extensive research in the last twenty years has greatly informed us about death row inmates. You will examine these findings here.
Using the module readings, a video titled ” Lessons from Death Row Inmates ,” and the Argosy University online library resources, respond to the following questions:
Describe the myths and facts regarding inmates on death row. What profiles might be useful to describe inmates on death row? What kind of profiling would be misleading?