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The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, Ulrich Lehner 2016 Marquette University

The Catholic Enlightenment. The Forgotten History Of A Global Movement, Ulrich Lehner

Ulrich L. Lehner

No abstract provided.


Assessing Victim Blame: Intersections Of Rape Victim Race, Gender, And Ethnicity, Kirsten A. Piatak 2015 East Tennessee State University

Assessing Victim Blame: Intersections Of Rape Victim Race, Gender, And Ethnicity, Kirsten A. Piatak

Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The current study sought to assess the impact of the race, gender, and ethnicity of rape victims on college students’ propensity to assign culpability to victims. Using a sample of college students (n=279) from a mid-sized Southeastern university, respondents were given a set of six different vignettes, varying only by victim characteristics. These vignettes featured alcohol-facilitated sexual assault between acquaintances, a common occurrence in college environments. Respondents were asked to evaluate the culpability of the victim through a blameworthiness scale. Through the incorporation of the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale, this study also measured the respondents’ propensity to assign ...


Secrecy In Ohio Environmental Law, Alexandra Beer '15 2015 Lake Forest College

Secrecy In Ohio Environmental Law, Alexandra Beer '15

Senior Theses

Ohio audit privilege and immunity laws authorize private industry to withhold environmental compliance information from the public. By authorizing secrecy of environmental information, Ohio audit privilege and immunity laws come at a great cost to the public. This study examines how these laws serve to undermine federal citizen right to know guarantees, avenues in place for citizen participation and enforcement of environmental law. The purpose of this research is to shed light on how Ohio audit privilege fundamentally conflicts with principles of environmental law. This study also highlights how the secrecy authorized by Ohio audit privilege challenges our conception of ...


6th Amendment: Indigent Right To Counsel, Melissa Knott 2015 Georgia State University

6th Amendment: Indigent Right To Counsel, Melissa Knott

Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference

No abstract provided.


Beyond Prison: Student Research On The Effects Of Mass Incarceration, Nicole Costa, Bria Higgs, Kanysha Phillips 2015 La Salle University

Beyond Prison: Student Research On The Effects Of Mass Incarceration, Nicole Costa, Bria Higgs, Kanysha Phillips

Prison Nation Series

No abstract provided.


Differences In Expert Witness Knowledge: Do Mock Jurors Notice And Does It Matter?, Caroline T. Parrott, Tess M. S. Neal, Jennifer K. Wilson, Stanley L. Brodsky 2015 Taylor Hardin Secure Medical Facility, Tuscaloosa, AL

Differences In Expert Witness Knowledge: Do Mock Jurors Notice And Does It Matter?, Caroline T. Parrott, Tess M. S. Neal, Jennifer K. Wilson, Stanley L. Brodsky

Publications of Affiliated Faculty: Nebraska Public Policy Center

The knowledge of experts presumably affects their credibility and the degree to which the trier of fact agrees with them. However, specific effects of demonstrated knowledge are largely unknown. In this experiment, we manipulated a forensic expert’s level of knowledge in a mock-trial paradigm. We tested the influence of low versus high expert knowledge on mock juror perceptions of expert credibility, on agreement with the expert, and on sentencing. We also tested expert gender as a potential moderator. Knowledge effects were statistically significant; however, these differences carried little practical utility in predicting mock jurors’ ultimate decisions. Contrary to the ...


The Cowboy Code Meets The Smash Mouth Truth: Meditations On Worker Incivility, Michael C. Duff 2015 University of Wyoming College of Law

The Cowboy Code Meets The Smash Mouth Truth: Meditations On Worker Incivility, Michael C. Duff

Michael C Duff

This symposium essay argues that workers must face up and wake up to the emerging real world of perpetual employment vulnerability. Clinging to the faith that those who govern us will abide by simple moral codes simply will not do in this world. Workers must resist forces promoting vulnerability and internalize a steely and clear-eyed ethic of self-defense in response to the smash mouth truth of this challenging new environment. Workers and dissidents must not shrink when their frank opposition to the status quo is cabined and marginalized as “incivility.” The law—and I focus in the essay on American ...


Issues & Challenges For Sustainable Small Scale Fisheries In Inland Fisheries Sector Of India, A P. Sharma, Ganesh Chandra 2015 ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, (ICAR) Barrackpore, India

Issues & Challenges For Sustainable Small Scale Fisheries In Inland Fisheries Sector Of India, A P. Sharma, Ganesh Chandra

Ganesh Chandra

This paper was presented in the panel discussion on Implementing the FAO-SSF Guidelines: Is there need for governance reforms? (How to create an enabling socio-economic, legal and policy environment for small-scale fisheries). the present paper focuses on the small scale fishers in Inland fisheries sector in India and the fisheries governance system in various states of india.


Violence-Related Police Crime Arrests In The United States, 2005-2011, Philip M. Stinson, Steven L. Brewer Jr, Joelle K. Bridges 2015 Bowling Green State University - Main Campus

Violence-Related Police Crime Arrests In The United States, 2005-2011, Philip M. Stinson, Steven L. Brewer Jr, Joelle K. Bridges

Philip M Stinson

This study is a quantitative content analysis of news reports and court records on 3,328 violence-related arrest cases of 2,586 individual sworn law enforcement officers during the years 2005-2011. The arrested officers were employed by 1,445 nonfederal state, local, special, constable, tribal, and regional law enforcement agencies located in 805 counties and independent cities in 49 states and the District of Columbia. Binary logistic regression and classification and regression tree (CART) analyses were conducted to predict criminal conviction in violence-related police crime arrest cases. Finding indicate that conviction of police officers on one or more offenses charged ...


Consequences Against Community Development From Political Unrest: Evidenced By “La Guerra Sucia” In Lima, Perú, Eleanor G. Dickens 2015 Kansas State University

Consequences Against Community Development From Political Unrest: Evidenced By “La Guerra Sucia” In Lima, Perú, Eleanor G. Dickens

Crossing Borders: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship

La Guerra Sucia ( The Dirty War) was lead by a Marxist group called Sendero Luminoso (Shining Path) in Perú, beginning in 1980. The goal of Sendero was to invade rural communities, gain followers (whether by choice or by force), and eventually take over the government to restore the social order. The movement was extremely violent, but the government attempted to stem the movement by committing numerous atrocities and war crimes. This caused immense distrust and fear of both sides among the inhabitants of rural Perúvean communities. As a result, refugees fled to major cities such as Lima, where they built ...


Good, Bad Or Indifferent? What Do Philadelphians Think About Our 500,000+ Immigrant Neighbors?, Charles Gallagher PhD 2015 La Salle University

Good, Bad Or Indifferent? What Do Philadelphians Think About Our 500,000+ Immigrant Neighbors?, Charles Gallagher Phd

Explorer Café

No abstract provided.


Identifying Criminals’ Risk Preferences, Murat C. Mungan, Jonathan Klick 2015 Florida State University

Identifying Criminals’ Risk Preferences, Murat C. Mungan, Jonathan Klick

Faculty Scholarship

There is a 250 year old presumption in the criminology and law enforcement literature that people are deterred more by increases in the certainty rather than increases in the severity of legal sanctions. We call this presumption the Certainty Aversion Presumption (CAP). Simple criminal decision making models suggest that criminals must be risk-seeking if they behave consistently with CAP. This implication leads to disturbing interpretations, such as criminals being categorically different than law abiding people, who often display risk-averse behavior while making financial decisions. Moreover, policy discussions that incorrectly rely on criminals’ risk attitudes implied by CAP are ill-informed, and ...


Rli 285: Research Library Issues: A Report From Arl, Cni, And Sparc 2015 -- Special Issue On Copyright, Prudence Adler, Brandon Butler, Jonathan Band, Krista Cox 2015 Association of Research Libraries

Rli 285: Research Library Issues: A Report From Arl, Cni, And Sparc 2015 -- Special Issue On Copyright, Prudence Adler, Brandon Butler, Jonathan Band, Krista Cox

Copyright, Fair Use, Scholarly Communication, etc.

In “Fair Use Rising: Full-Text Access and Repurposing in Recent Case Law,” Brandon Butler, practitioner-in-residence at the American University Washington College of Law, reviews six recent fair use decisions that cut across many socially important and beneficial purposes. He highlights the trend of courts finding in favor of allowing “the broad redistribution of unaltered, full-text documents for new purposes.” Butler explains how this trend presents new opportunities for research libraries to use and re-purpose the full text of copyrighted works in their collections.

Exploring the implications of one critically important case for research libraries, Jonathan Band, legal counsel to the ...


Family Support, Victimization And Recidivism, Caitlin Taylor PhD 2015 La Salle University

Family Support, Victimization And Recidivism, Caitlin Taylor Phd

La Salle University Relationship Research Symposium

No abstract provided.


Table Annexed To Article: Machine-Readable Text Of The Federalist Essays, Peter J. Aschenbrenner 2015 Purdue University

Table Annexed To Article: Machine-Readable Text Of The Federalist Essays, Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Peter J. Aschenbrenner

Our Constitutional Logic presents readers with its source files, that is, the text which it employed in scored word counts, frequencies and VerbumForte scores. The table annexed includes the machine-readable text of all eighty-five Federalist essays. Because many on-line versions are broken into segments which render searches (virtually) impractical.


"'The Law’S The Law, Right?' Sexual Minority Mothers Navigating Legal Inequities And Inconsistencies.”, Emily Kazyak 2015 University of Nebraska–Lincoln

"'The Law’S The Law, Right?' Sexual Minority Mothers Navigating Legal Inequities And Inconsistencies.”, Emily Kazyak

Sociology Department, Faculty Publications

LGB parents face a number of legal inequities and confront a legal landscape that not only varies drastically by state but also quickly changes. Research has shown that some LGB parents and prospective parents have inaccurate knowledge about the laws relating to parenting. Drawing on data from 21 interviews, I ask how sexual minority mothers gain knowledge about the law. I found that people were very aware of the legal inequities they face and sought to become knowledgeable about the law before they had children. Sexual minority mothers reported using four primary methods to learn about the law: doing independent ...


Must Be 18 Or Older: How Current Domestic Violence Policies Dismiss Teen Dating Violence, Rebecca Pensak 2015 College of William & Mary Law School

Must Be 18 Or Older: How Current Domestic Violence Policies Dismiss Teen Dating Violence, Rebecca Pensak

William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law

No abstract provided.


21st Century Tattoo Identification And Information Sharing Thesis, Christina Smith 2015 Bridgewater State University

21st Century Tattoo Identification And Information Sharing Thesis, Christina Smith

Master’s Theses and Projects

Currently existing is minimal research on the concepts: tattoo identification procedures and information sharing challenges among law enforcement. This research contributes to the literature by examining: how Massachusetts police officers feel about tattoo identification, how they catalog tattoos, and the effectiveness of their technology to share information among departments about suspect’s tattoos. This research is unique because it evaluates whether or not tattoo identification procedures affect information sharing challenges.

Tattoos have a history dating back at least 5,000 years, in fact, an archeological find in the 1990s, was a mummy with 57 tattoos (Kent & Graber, 2012). Presently, tattoo popularity continues to grow. As a result, in the United States alone, an estimated total of 7 to 20 million people have tattoos (Palermo, 2011).

Sharing identifiable markings, for instance tattoos, is significant, because it provides police with supplementary identification information. In the 20th century, law enforcement expanded the scope of information sharing for a few reasons: the impact of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, advancements in technology, increased capabilities in suspects’ mobility, and suspects’ ability to commit cross jurisdictional crimes. (Meeker & Villa, 2000; Marks & Sun, 2007).

The ...


New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

Sara L Kimble

No abstract provided.


New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp 2015 DePaul University

New Perspectives On European Women’S Legal History, Sara L. Kimble, Marion Rowekamp

School for New Learning Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


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