Saturday, January 22, 2011

Families of the Accused Reach Out

Much public discourse on violent crime, especially involving the death penalty, focuses on the needs and experiences of victims' families. To be sure, these are people who need a wide range of support from their community and government officials.

But what about the families of the accused?

This excellent New York Times article takes up this important question in light of the Tucson shootings.

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