December 14, 2005 13:50 Age: 8 yrs

The Christian Science Monitor Features Professor Shepherd's Death Penalty Op-Ed

By: Beverly James

The December 14 edition of the Christian Science Monitor features an op-ed by Professor Joanna Shepherd on whether the death penalty deters murders. According to Shepherd and a team of researchers at Emory University, executions in some states deter murders, but that is not the case in other jurisdictions. Shepherd teaches analytical methods for lawyers, statistics for lawyers, law and economics, and regulated industries at Emory Law School.

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