Technology is everywhere. You see the ubiquitous iPad, smart phone, or tablet in the hands of the five year-old in his car seat, the 15-year-old texting friends and the 35 year-old keeping up with the office while vacationing. In an innovative project, professor Namkee Choi is taking advantage of the widespread availability of technology to […]
What does the death penalty do for the victim’s family?
Texas leads the nation in executions. Minnesota has no death penalty. Professor Marilyn Armour, from UT Austin School of Social Work, and professor Mark Umbreit, from the University of Minnesota, teamed up to find out something no one had ever looked at before: what the death penalty does for the murder victims’ families.