This report was researched by Michelle Caldera, fellow at Human Rights Watch, Jamie Fellner, Associate Counsel at Human Rights Watch, and Rosa Ehrenreich, consultant to Human Rights Watch. The report was written by Rosa Ehrenreich and Jamie Fellner and was edited by Malcolm Smart, Program Director at Human Rights Watch, and Cynthia Brown, consultant to Human Rights Watch. Production assistance was provided by Jacqueline Brandner.
Human Rights Watch wishes to acknowledge our gratitude to the many attorneys, psychologists, activists, and death row inmates who generously shared their experiences with us and provided invaluable information and materials. We would like to particularly thank William Edwards for his encouragement and assistance to our research, and James Ellis for his review of this report.