How do those who represent clients facing the death penalty cope with the stress and trauma of their work? Through conversations with twenty of the most experienced and dedicated post-conviction capital defenders in the United States, Fighting for Their Lives explores this emotional territory for the first time.
About Susannah: Sheffer is Project Director at Murder Victims' Families for Human Rights, a national organization of family members of murder victims and family members of people who have been executed.
She is the author of several other books, including a book of poetry that also came out this year, and here in Western Massachusetts she works with teenagers, helping them to understand their lives through writing. (added from IndieBound)