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Telling Tales In Court: Trial Procedure And The Story Model, Richard O. Lempert Nov 1991

Telling Tales In Court: Trial Procedure And The Story Model, Richard O. Lempert

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There are three ways in which stories may figure prominently at trials. First, litigants may tell stories to jurors. Not only is there some social science evidence that this happens, but trial lawyers have an instinctive sense that this is what they do. Ask a litigator to describe a current case and she is likely to reply, "Our story is ... " Second, jurors may try to make sense of the evidence they receive by fitting it to some story pattern. If so, the process is likely to feed back on itself. That is, jurors are likely to build a story based ...


Some Caveats Concerning Dna As Criminal Identification Evidence: With Thanks To The Reverend Bayes, Richard O. Lempert Nov 1991

Some Caveats Concerning Dna As Criminal Identification Evidence: With Thanks To The Reverend Bayes, Richard O. Lempert

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The conference panel at which this paper was originally presented was structured along the lines of a debate. The three speakers who were supposed to advocate the use of DNA evidence were labeled, as is customary, Proponents. But those who were supposed to take the negative side were not called Opponents. Rather they were labeled Caveators. I do not know who is responsible for this label, but I think it gets things exactly right. To my mind anyone considering DNA as criminal identification evidence should be a Caveator. The promise and utility of DNA analysis in identifying the perpetrators of ...


Compounding Or Creating Confusion About Supplemental Jurisdiction? A Reply To Professor Freer, Thomas D. Rowe Jr., Stephen B. Burbank, Thomas M. Mengler Oct 1991

Compounding Or Creating Confusion About Supplemental Jurisdiction? A Reply To Professor Freer, Thomas D. Rowe Jr., Stephen B. Burbank, Thomas M. Mengler

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


The World In Our Courts, Stephen B. Burbank May 1991

The World In Our Courts, Stephen B. Burbank

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


What Is Legal Therapy And What Is It Doing In The Curriculum - A View From Contracts, Robert Birmingham Jan 1991

What Is Legal Therapy And What Is It Doing In The Curriculum - A View From Contracts, Robert Birmingham

Faculty Articles and Papers

No abstract provided.


Moral Appropriateness, Capital Punishment, And The Lockett Doctrine, Louis D. Bilionis Jan 1991

Moral Appropriateness, Capital Punishment, And The Lockett Doctrine, Louis D. Bilionis

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Specifying Criminalization Of The Mentally Disordered Misdemeanant, Ellen Hochstedler Steury Jan 1991

Specifying Criminalization Of The Mentally Disordered Misdemeanant, Ellen Hochstedler Steury

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


An Evaluation Of Intensive Probation In California, Joan Petersilia, Susan Turner Jan 1991

An Evaluation Of Intensive Probation In California, Joan Petersilia, Susan Turner

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Law School Rights: The Establishment Of New York Law School, 1891-1897, James A. Wooten Jan 1991

Law School Rights: The Establishment Of New York Law School, 1891-1897, James A. Wooten

Journal Articles

No abstract provided.


The Wellsprings Of Legal Responses To Inequality: A Perspective On Perspectives, Howard Lesnick Jan 1991

The Wellsprings Of Legal Responses To Inequality: A Perspective On Perspectives, Howard Lesnick

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Book Reviews Jan 1991

Book Reviews

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Aristotle's Paradox And The Self-Incrimination Puzzle, George C. Ii Thomas, Marshall D. Bilder Jan 1991

Aristotle's Paradox And The Self-Incrimination Puzzle, George C. Ii Thomas, Marshall D. Bilder

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Better Than No Teeth At All?, John Henry Schlegel Jan 1991

Better Than No Teeth At All?, John Henry Schlegel

Journal Articles

No abstract provided.


The Politics Of Virtue: Animals, Theology, And Abortion, Elizabeth B. Boyer, Alan Freeman Jan 1991

The Politics Of Virtue: Animals, Theology, And Abortion, Elizabeth B. Boyer, Alan Freeman

Journal Articles

No abstract provided.


Foreword--Evidence, Inference, Rules, And Judgment In Consitutional Adjudication: The Intriguing Case Of Walton V. Arizona, Ronald J. Allen Jan 1991

Foreword--Evidence, Inference, Rules, And Judgment In Consitutional Adjudication: The Intriguing Case Of Walton V. Arizona, Ronald J. Allen

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fourth Amendment--Protection Against Unreasonable Search And Seizure: The Inadequacies Of Using An Anonymous Tip To Provide Reasonable Suspicion For An Investigatory Stop, Orrin S. Shifrin Jan 1991

Fourth Amendment--Protection Against Unreasonable Search And Seizure: The Inadequacies Of Using An Anonymous Tip To Provide Reasonable Suspicion For An Investigatory Stop, Orrin S. Shifrin

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fifth Amendment--Videotaping Drunk Drivers: Limitations On Miranda's Protections, Jacques Leboeuf Jan 1991

Fifth Amendment--Videotaping Drunk Drivers: Limitations On Miranda's Protections, Jacques Leboeuf

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


A Coda On Supplemental Jurisdiction, Stephen B. Burbank, Thomas D. Rowe Jr., Thomas M. Mengler Jan 1991

A Coda On Supplemental Jurisdiction, Stephen B. Burbank, Thomas D. Rowe Jr., Thomas M. Mengler

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Who Is An Impartial Juror In An Age Of Mass Media?, Fred H. Cate, Newton N. Minow Jan 1991

Who Is An Impartial Juror In An Age Of Mass Media?, Fred H. Cate, Newton N. Minow

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


Book Review. Law's Patriarchy, Lynne N. Henderson Jan 1991

Book Review. Law's Patriarchy, Lynne N. Henderson

Articles by Maurer Faculty

No abstract provided.


Start Making Sense: An Analysis And Proposal For Insider Trading Regulation, Jill E. Fisch Jan 1991

Start Making Sense: An Analysis And Proposal For Insider Trading Regulation, Jill E. Fisch

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Rewriting History: The Propriety Of Eradicating Prior Decisional Law Through Settlement And Vacatur, Jill E. Fisch Jan 1991

Rewriting History: The Propriety Of Eradicating Prior Decisional Law Through Settlement And Vacatur, Jill E. Fisch

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


The Great Repression: Criminal Punishment In The Nineteen-Eighties, Michael Mandel Jan 1991

The Great Repression: Criminal Punishment In The Nineteen-Eighties, Michael Mandel

Articles & Book Chapters

No abstract provided.


Fourth Amendment--Search And Seizure Of Property Abroad: Erosion Of The Rights Of Aliens, Leonard X. Rosenberg Jan 1991

Fourth Amendment--Search And Seizure Of Property Abroad: Erosion Of The Rights Of Aliens, Leonard X. Rosenberg

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fourth Amendment--The Constitutionality Of A Sobriety Checkpoint Program, Bryan Scott Blade Jan 1991

Fourth Amendment--The Constitutionality Of A Sobriety Checkpoint Program, Bryan Scott Blade

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fourth Amendment--Eliminating The Inadvertent Discovery Requirement For Seizures Under The Plain View Doctrine, Richard J. Hall Jan 1991

Fourth Amendment--Eliminating The Inadvertent Discovery Requirement For Seizures Under The Plain View Doctrine, Richard J. Hall

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fourth Amendment--Toward Police Discretion In Determining The Scope Of Administrative Searches, Clayton E. King Jan 1991

Fourth Amendment--Toward Police Discretion In Determining The Scope Of Administrative Searches, Clayton E. King

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fourth Amendment--Protective Sweep Doctrine: When Does The Fourth Amendment Allow Police Officers To Search The Home Incident To A Lawful Arrest, Mark J. Sifferlen Jan 1991

Fourth Amendment--Protective Sweep Doctrine: When Does The Fourth Amendment Allow Police Officers To Search The Home Incident To A Lawful Arrest, Mark J. Sifferlen

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fifth Amendment--Preventing An Abusive Parent From Hiding Behind The Self-Incrimination Privilege, Elizabeth J. Ruffing Jan 1991

Fifth Amendment--Preventing An Abusive Parent From Hiding Behind The Self-Incrimination Privilege, Elizabeth J. Ruffing

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Fourteenth Amendment--The Right To Refuse Antipsychotic Drugs Masked By Prison Bars, Patricia E. Sindel Jan 1991

Fourteenth Amendment--The Right To Refuse Antipsychotic Drugs Masked By Prison Bars, Patricia E. Sindel

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.