Chapter 10: The Prosecutor's Emotion
12 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2006
Date Written: June 2006
This chapter examines the behavior and use of emotion by Caiaphas, who served as the prosecutor at the trial of Jesus Christ and who famously ripped his clothes in a rage during his closing argument. Building on the work of Susan Bandes and others, it also looks at the use of emotion by modern prosecutors, and critiques that use.
Keywords: sentencing, religion, prosecution
JEL Classification: k41
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