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Remorse and Criminal Justice

From Emotion Review Legal decision-makers tend to believe they know remorse when they see it. A defendant’s failure to show remorse is one of the most powerful influences on criminal sentencing, including capital sentencing. Unfortunately, there is currently no good … Continue reading

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Are Southern death-row inmates more polite?

Honor on Death Row: Apology, Remorse, and the Culture of Honor in the U.S. South From SAGE Open Southern states are known to uphold a culture of honor and adhere to traditional politeness norms, but does this hold true for … Continue reading

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