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"The Race of Defendants and Victims in Pennsylvania Death Penalty Decisions: 2000–2010" published in Justice Quarterly

Jeffery Ulmer, John H. Kramer, and Gary Zajac, Criminal Justice Research Center Managing Director, recently published "The Race of Defendants and Victims in Pennsylvania Death Penalty Decisions: 2000–2010" in Justice Quarterly. The article discusses death penalty decisions in Pennsylvania, “focusing on the role of defendant and victim race: prosecutors’ decisions to seek the death penalty, prosecutors’ decisions to retract death filings, and decisions to sentence defendants to the death penalty.”