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Violence Between Lovers, Strangers, And Friends, Carissa Byrne Hessick Jan 2007

Violence Between Lovers, Strangers, And Friends, Carissa Byrne Hessick

Washington University Law Review

Part I of this Article briefly summarizes the commentary and studies that have examined the effect of victim-offender relationships on criminal justice decision making. It also notes instances where the treatment of stranger violence as more serious crime than comparable non-stranger violence has been codified in statutes or other written regulations. Possible justifications for the prioritization of stranger violence over non-stranger violence are explored in Part II. Those justifications include (a) a perception that stranger offenders are more culpable than nonstranger offenders; (b) a perception that stranger offenders are more dangerous than non-stranger offenders; (c) a belief that the non-stranger ...


Blood Test Evidence In Disputed Paternity Cases: Unjustified Adherence To The Exclusionary Rule, Richard Lane Schnake Jan 1981

Blood Test Evidence In Disputed Paternity Cases: Unjustified Adherence To The Exclusionary Rule, Richard Lane Schnake

Washington University Law Review

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Exhibition Of A Child In Court To Determine Paternity, Glascock V. Anderson, 497 P.2d 727 (1972) Jan 1973

Exhibition Of A Child In Court To Determine Paternity, Glascock V. Anderson, 497 P.2d 727 (1972)

Washington University Law Review

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