Susannah Sheffer
Susannah Sheffer

Susannah Sheffer is a clinical mental health counselor and researcher specializing in trauma and capital punishment. She is the author of Fighting for Their Lives: Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys, from which this piece is adapted.

Jurisprudence
Sept. 29 2017 12:00 AMFighting an Oncoming TrainWhat it’s like for death row defense attorneys who fail to save their clients.