RNS Quote of the Day, Logic and Sets Edition

- Psychologist who works with death row inmates on a daily basis says “There’s not one defendant I ever met who ever considered not committing his crime because he was worried about getting the death penalty.” He said this makes him think death penalty is not an effective deterrent. I can’t help but wonder if maybe all the people it effectively deters don’t end up on death row talking to a forensic psychologist.

–Scott “Alexander,” Highlights From My Notes From A Forensic Psychiatry Conference Last Week

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One Response to RNS Quote of the Day, Logic and Sets Edition

  1. brian says:

    the death penalty has a 100% effective rate against recidivism, and thats good enough for me.

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