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Structural Police Reform, Stephen Rushin 2015 University of Illinois College of Law

Structural Police Reform, Stephen Rushin

Stephen Rushin

No abstract provided.


Human Rights - Haitian Refugees - Haitian Refugees Housed At Guantanamo Bay Naval Base Held To Have No Valid Constitutional Or International Law Claims To Challenge Forced Repatriation By The U.S. Government. Haitian Refugee Center V. Baker, 953 F.2d 1498 (11th Cir. 1992), Cert. Denied, 112 S.Ct. 1245 (1992)., Jason A. Golden 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Human Rights - Haitian Refugees - Haitian Refugees Housed At Guantanamo Bay Naval Base Held To Have No Valid Constitutional Or International Law Claims To Challenge Forced Repatriation By The U.S. Government. Haitian Refugee Center V. Baker, 953 F.2d 1498 (11th Cir. 1992), Cert. Denied, 112 S.Ct. 1245 (1992)., Jason A. Golden

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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The Extradition Proceedings Against General Augusto Pinochet: Is Justice Being Met Under International Law?, Anita C. Johnson 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

The Extradition Proceedings Against General Augusto Pinochet: Is Justice Being Met Under International Law?, Anita C. Johnson

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


International Extradition Of Mexican Narcotics Traffickers: Prospects And Pitfalls For The New Millennium, Rishi Hingoraney 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

International Extradition Of Mexican Narcotics Traffickers: Prospects And Pitfalls For The New Millennium, Rishi Hingoraney

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

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Empirical Law And Economics, Jonah B. Gelbach, Jonathan Klick 2014 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Empirical Law And Economics, Jonah B. Gelbach, Jonathan Klick

Faculty Scholarship

Empirical work has grown in importance in law and economics. This growth coincides with improvements in research designs in empirical microeconomics more generally. In this essay, we provide a stylized discussion of some trends over the last two or three decades, linking the credibility revolution in empirical micro to the ascendancy of empirical work in law and economics. We then provide some methodological observations about a number of commonly used approaches to estimating policy effects. The literature on the economics of crime and criminal procedure illustrates the ways in which many of these techniques have been used successfully. Other fields ...


Playing By Their Rules: The Death Penalty And Foreigners In Saudi Arabia, Mary Carter Duncan 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Playing By Their Rules: The Death Penalty And Foreigners In Saudi Arabia, Mary Carter Duncan

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


In The Belly Of The Beast: A Comparison Of The Evolution And Status Of Prisoners' Rights In The United States And Europe, Roberta M. Harding 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

In The Belly Of The Beast: A Comparison Of The Evolution And Status Of Prisoners' Rights In The United States And Europe, Roberta M. Harding

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prisons, Malcolm M. Feeley 2014 Maurer School of Law: Indiana University

The Unconvincing Case Against Private Prisons, Malcolm M. Feeley

Indiana Law Journal

In 2009, the Israeli High Court of Justice held that private prisons are unconstitutional. This was more than a domestic constitutional issue. The court anchored its decision in a carefully reasoned opinion arguing that the state has a monopoly on the administration of punishment, and thus private prisons violate basic principles of modern democratic governance. This position was immediately elaborated upon by a number of leading legal philosophers, and the expanded argument has reverberated among legal philosophers, global constitutionalists, and public officials around the world. Private prisons are a global phenomenon, and this argument now stands as the definitive principled ...


The Use Of Mediation To Settle Prisoner Grievances In Federal Court, Michelle Burns 2014 Pepperdine University

The Use Of Mediation To Settle Prisoner Grievances In Federal Court, Michelle Burns

Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal

This article discusses the importance of mediation and mediation-like alternative dispute resolution (ADR) methods used by the U.S. federal district courts to settle prisoner litigation claims. Topics discussed include laws made for the prisoners for filing their claims in the Federal District Courts under Section 1983, the role of ADR in resolving prisoner grievances and the role of ADR in settling the disputes related to prisoner civil rights.


An Era Of Continued Neglect: Assessing The Impact Of Congressional Exemptions For Alaska Natives, Samuel Gottstein 2014 Boston College Law School

An Era Of Continued Neglect: Assessing The Impact Of Congressional Exemptions For Alaska Natives, Samuel Gottstein

Boston College Law Review

Although Native Americans in the contiguous United States have benefited from recent congressional reforms, Alaska Native communities were largely ignored. Despite the widely acknowledged crisis of sexual assault and domestic violence in rural Alaska Native communities, Congress has explicitly exempted Alaska from legislation that would otherwise give people in these communities the ability to protect themselves. Although public outcry has prompted pending legislation in Congress to repeal some of these exemptions, such as the Alaska Safe Families and Villages Act, even that legislation does not go far enough to achieve a permanent and effective solution to what is a life-or-death ...


Preempting The Police, David M. Jaros 2014 Boston College Law School

Preempting The Police, David M. Jaros

Boston College Law Review

The challenge of regulating police discretion is exacerbated by the fact that a great deal of questionable police activity exists in the legal shadows—unregulated practices that do not violate defined legal limits because they have generally eluded both judicial and legislative scrutiny. Local law enforcement strategies, like the maintenance of unauthorized police DNA databases and the routine practice of initiating casual street encounters, threaten fundamental notions of a free society but have largely failed to elicit a judicial or legislative response. This Article argues that, instead of establishing a floor for impermissible police misconduct and then ceding responsibility to ...


Procreating From Prison: Evaluating British Prisoners' Right To Artificially Inseminate Their Wives Under The United Kingdom's New Human Rights Act And The 2001 Mellor Case, PollyBeth Proctor 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Procreating From Prison: Evaluating British Prisoners' Right To Artificially Inseminate Their Wives Under The United Kingdom's New Human Rights Act And The 2001 Mellor Case, Pollybeth Proctor

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


New Death Breathes Life Into Old Fears: The Murder Of Rosemary Nelson And The Importance Of Reforming The Police In Northern Ireland, Howard J. Russell 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

New Death Breathes Life Into Old Fears: The Murder Of Rosemary Nelson And The Importance Of Reforming The Police In Northern Ireland, Howard J. Russell

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Ratify Or Reject: Examining The United States' Opposition To The International Criminal Court, Matthew A. Barrett 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

Ratify Or Reject: Examining The United States' Opposition To The International Criminal Court, Matthew A. Barrett

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Empowering Employees To Prevent Fraud In Nonprofit Organizations, John M. Bradley 2014 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Empowering Employees To Prevent Fraud In Nonprofit Organizations, John M. Bradley

Faculty Scholarship

This Article examines the significant problem of fraud within nonprofit organizations and demonstrates that current anti-fraud measures do not adequately reflect the important role employees play in perpetuating or stopping fraudulent activity. Psychological and organizational behavior studies have established the importance of (1) participation and (2) peers in shaping the behavior of individuals within the organizational context. This Article builds on that research and establishes that to successfully combat fraud, organizations must integrate employees into the design, implementation, and enforcement of anti-fraud strategy and procedures. Engaged, empowered employees will be less likely to commit fraud and more likely to dissuade ...


A Comparative Analysis Of Unconscious And Institutional Discrimination In The United States And Britain, Leland Ware 2014 University of Georgia School of Law

A Comparative Analysis Of Unconscious And Institutional Discrimination In The United States And Britain, Leland Ware

Georgia Journal of International & Comparative Law

No abstract provided.


Human Rights Violations By Canadian Companies Abroad: Choc V Hudbay Minerals Inc, Susana C. Mijares Peña 2014 Western University

Human Rights Violations By Canadian Companies Abroad: Choc V Hudbay Minerals Inc, Susana C. Mijares Peña

Western Journal of Legal Studies

Canadian mining corporations operating abroad represent a challenge to the international legal system and Canadian legal system in the field of human rights. Currently, there are no legal mechanisms available to ensure that these corporations abide by international standards and voluntary codes. For this reason, some argue that Canadian courts should be more active in holding Canadian companies accountable for the human rights violations of their affiliates operating abroad. The recent Ontario Superior Court of Justice decision of Choc v Hudbay Minerals suggests that for the first time, a Canadian court is ready to play a regulatory role in preventing ...


Reducing Guilty Pleas Through Exoneree Compensations, Murat C. Mungan, Jonathan Klick 2014 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Reducing Guilty Pleas Through Exoneree Compensations, Murat C. Mungan, Jonathan Klick

Faculty Scholarship

A great concern with plea-bargains is that they may induce innocent individuals to plead guilty to crimes they have not committed. In this article, we identify schemes that reduce the number of innocent-pleas without affecting guilty individuals' plea-bargain incentives. Large compensations for exonerees reduce expected costs associated with wrongful determinations of guilt in trial and thereby reduce the number of innocent-pleas. Any distortions in guilty individuals' incentives to take plea bargains caused by these compensations can be off-set by a small increase in the discounts offered for pleading guilty. Although there are many statutory reform proposals for increasing exoneration compensations ...


Lethal Injection And The Right Of Access: The Intersection Of The Eighth And First Amendments, Timothy F. Brown 2014 San José State University

Lethal Injection And The Right Of Access: The Intersection Of The Eighth And First Amendments, Timothy F. Brown

Timothy Brown

The Spring and Summer of 2014 have witnessed renewed debate on the constitutionality of the death penalty after a series of high profile legal battles concerning access to lethal injection protocols and subsequent questionable executions. Due to shortages in the drugs traditionally used for the lethal injection, States have changed their lethal injection protocols to shield information from both the prisoners and the public. Citing public safety concerns, the States refuse to release information concerning the procurement of the drugs to the public. Such obstruction hinders the public’s ability to determine the cruelty of the punishment imposed and creates ...


Examining Student Perceptions: Ethics And Misconduct In Today's Police Department, William Andrew Davis 2014 The University of Southern Mississippi

Examining Student Perceptions: Ethics And Misconduct In Today's Police Department, William Andrew Davis

Master's Theses

Police ethics and decision making are issues of concern to both academic scholars and police leaders. While previous studies have focused on perceptions of police officers, little research has focused on the perceptions of young people about police ethical decision-making. This study aims to capture such perceptions from a cohort of college students majoring in criminal justice. Students from an undergraduate criminal justice program (n=263) were surveyed to determine their attitudes toward various ethical components of police work, including the prevalence of misconduct and the impact of a college education on ethical decision-making. Moreover, the effect of successful completion ...


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