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'Soft Words Of Hope:' Giglio, Accomplice Witnesses, And The Problem Of Implied Inducements, R. Michael Cassidy Dec 2003

'Soft Words Of Hope:' Giglio, Accomplice Witnesses, And The Problem Of Implied Inducements, R. Michael Cassidy

R. Michael Cassidy

Many scholars have criticized the government's practice of rewarding accomplices with leniency in exchange for their cooperation in criminal cases, because such practice provides the accomplice with a tremendous inducement to fabricate in order to curry favor with the government. To date, however, no commentators have approached the complex problem of accomplice fabrication from the perspective of criminal discovery. In the enclosed article, the author takes a fresh look at the subject of accomplice testimony, and argues that what are needed are not further restrictions on the circumstances in which an accomplice may testify, but rather a more vigorous ...


Can Criminal Punishment Survive Christian Scrutiny? A Comment On Jeffrie Murphy's 'Christianity And Criminal Punishment', Sharon Beckman Dec 2003

Can Criminal Punishment Survive Christian Scrutiny? A Comment On Jeffrie Murphy's 'Christianity And Criminal Punishment', Sharon Beckman

Sharon Beckman

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Trust And Betrayal, The Exercise Of Authority And Leadership In An Insecure World, Evangeline Sarda Dec 2003

Trust And Betrayal, The Exercise Of Authority And Leadership In An Insecure World, Evangeline Sarda

Evangeline Sarda

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