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Policing Hatred: Police Bias Units And The Construction Of Hate Crime, Jeannine Bell Jan 1997

Policing Hatred: Police Bias Units And The Construction Of Hate Crime, Jeannine Bell

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Much of the scholarly debate about hate crime laws focuses on a discussion of their constitutionality under the First Amendment. Part of larger empirical study of police methods of investigating hate crimes, this Note attempts to shift thinking in this area beyond the existing debate over the constitutionality of hate crime legislation to a discussion of how low-level criminal justice personnel, such as the police, enforce hate crime laws. This Note argues that, since hate crimes are an area in which police have great discretion in enforcing the law, their understanding of the First Amendment and how it relates to ...


Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith Jan 1997

Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith

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Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith Jan 1997

Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith

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Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith Jan 1997

Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith

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Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith Jan 1997

Criminal Law And Criminology: Survey Of Recent Books, Juliet Casper Smith

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No abstract provided.