Jody Madeira

Jody L. Madeira is a Professor of Law at Indiana University, Bloomington. Her scholarly interests primarily involve the intersection of law and emotion in criminal and family law. Madeira's new book, “Killing McVeigh: The Death Penalty and the Myth of Closure,” applies collective memory to criminal prosecution and sentencing, exploring the ways in which victims' families and survivors came to comprehend and cope with the Oklahoma City bombing through membership in community groups, as well as through attendance and participation in McVeigh's prosecution and execution.
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