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No Quick Fix: The Failure Of Criminal Law And The Promise Of Civil Law Remedies For Domestic Child Sex Trafficking, Charisa Smith Nov 2016

No Quick Fix: The Failure Of Criminal Law And The Promise Of Civil Law Remedies For Domestic Child Sex Trafficking, Charisa Smith

University of Miami Law Review

Pimps and johns who sexually exploit children garner instant public and scholarly outrage for their lust for a destructive “quick fix.” In actuality, many justifiably concerned scholars, policymakers, and members of the public continue to react over-simplistically and reflexively to the issue of child sex trafficking in the United States—also known as commercial sexual exploitation of children (CSEC)—in a manner intellectually akin to immediate gratification. Further, research reveals that the average john is an employed, married male of any given race or ethnicity, suggesting that over-simplification and knee-jerk thinking on CSEC are conspicuous. This Article raises provocative questions ...


Expanding Public Safety In The Era Of Black Lives Matter, Nicole D. Porter Feb 2016

Expanding Public Safety In The Era Of Black Lives Matter, Nicole D. Porter

University of Miami Law Review

Traditional public safety responses to crime involve interactions with the criminal justice system. However, recent killings by police of unarmed black men, women, and children have led to a national dialogue on the fundamental strategy of public safety. The narrative of “Black Lives Matter” offers a new framework for policymakers, activists, practitioners, and other stakeholders to think about a public safety strategy that is not solely defined by arrests and admissions to prison. This essay provides an overview of evidence-based approaches for public safety interventions that exist outside of law enforcement interactions.


Trafficked? Aids, Criminal Law And The Politics Of Measurement, Aziza Ahmed Oct 2015

Trafficked? Aids, Criminal Law And The Politics Of Measurement, Aziza Ahmed

University of Miami Law Review

Since early in the HIV epidemic, epidemiologists identified individuals who transact sex as a high-risk group for contracting HIV. Where the issue of transacting sex has been framed as sex work, harm-reduction advocates and scholars call for decriminalization as a primary legal solution to address HIV. Where the issue is defined as trafficking, advocates known as abolitionists argue instead for the criminalization of the purchase of sex.

Global health governance institutions are porous to these competing ideas and ideologies. This article first historicizes the contestation between harm-reduction and abolition in global governance on health. The paper then turns to a ...


"Stand Your Ground" In Context: Race, Gender, And Politics, Donna Coker Jul 2014

"Stand Your Ground" In Context: Race, Gender, And Politics, Donna Coker

University of Miami Law Review

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Business-Related Criminal Law In Europe: A Critical Inventory, Klaus Tiedemann, Edgardo Rotman (Translator) May 2013

Business-Related Criminal Law In Europe: A Critical Inventory, Klaus Tiedemann, Edgardo Rotman (Translator)

University of Miami International and Comparative Law Review

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The Reasonable Doubt Rule And The Meaning Of Innocence, Scott E. Sundby Jan 1989

The Reasonable Doubt Rule And The Meaning Of Innocence, Scott E. Sundby

Articles

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Jurisprudential Confusion In Eighth Amendment Analysis, John C. Shawde Jan 1984

Jurisprudential Confusion In Eighth Amendment Analysis, John C. Shawde

University of Miami Law Review

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Ticket Scalping: A New Look At An Old Problem, Thomas A. Diamond Nov 1982

Ticket Scalping: A New Look At An Old Problem, Thomas A. Diamond

University of Miami Law Review

Social, economic and legal factors have contributed to the success of ticket scalpers. Recently enacted unfair trade practices laws now provide courts with the means to regulate scalping and to provide effective redress for aggrieved consumers


Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Of Federal Criminal Law: The Assassination Of Congressman Ryan, David W. Mills Apr 1982

Extraterritorial Jurisdiction Of Federal Criminal Law: The Assassination Of Congressman Ryan, David W. Mills

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review

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