Articles About Bandes’ Work

Eva Hercowitz, Rethinking Victim Impact Statements
The Crime Report, July 7, 2022

Michael P.Maslanka, Lawyering: There’s More to It
Texas Lawyer, January 28, 2022

Nicholas Goldberg, Why do murderers have to show ‘remorse’ to be granted parole?
Los Angeles Times op-ed, January 24, 2021

Ken Broda-Bahm, Ph.D., The Virtual Trial: Be Conscious of What is Lost and What is Found
Persuasive Litigator, March 19, 2021

Jill Lepore, The Rise of the Victims’-Rights Movement
The New Yorker, May 21, 2018

Shannon Proudfoot, What’s the Place for Public Fury in our Justice System?  
MacLean’s, October 11, 2018

Empathy for Victims in Criminal Justice: Revisiting Susan Bandes in Victimology
The Emotional Dynamics of Law and Legal Discourse (Conway and Stannard eds. 2016)

A Compassion for the Law
Jotwell (

Sorry, Not Sorry
Slate (Nov. 4, 2015)

Emotion is not the Enemy of Reason
National Geographic (Sept. 18, 2014)