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The Black And White Of Profiling: Sniping On The Sniper Case, Ibpp Editor Nov 2002

The Black And White Of Profiling: Sniping On The Sniper Case, Ibpp Editor

International Bulletin of Political Psychology

This article analyzes the construct of profiling in the aftermath of the arrest of two suspects in the recent sniper attacks perpetrated in the greater Washington, D.C. area.


Street Legal: The Court Affords Police Constitutional Carte Blanche, Wayne A. Logan Jul 2002

Street Legal: The Court Affords Police Constitutional Carte Blanche, Wayne A. Logan

Indiana Law Journal

No abstract provided.


Traffic Stop Practices Of The Louisville Police Department: January 15 - December 31, 2001, Terry D. Edwards, Elizabeth L. Grossi, Gennaro F. Vito, Angela D. Crews Jun 2002

Traffic Stop Practices Of The Louisville Police Department: January 15 - December 31, 2001, Terry D. Edwards, Elizabeth L. Grossi, Gennaro F. Vito, Angela D. Crews

Criminal Justice Faculty Research

This report summarizes the findings of a study conducted using data collected by the Louisville Division of Police between January 15, 2001 and December 31, 2001. These data resulted from 48,586 interactions between law enforcement officers and citizens during traffic-related contacts.

Information was collected about the driver, the officer, and the stop event. Driver demographics included race, sex, age, residency, license number, and vehicle registration. The only information collected about the officer was officer badge number. Finally, data collected about the stop event include the date, time of day, reason for stop, activities during the stop, number of passengers ...


Institutional Sexual Abuse - Grand Jury Report Cpl §190.85(1)(C), Robert Ewald May 2002

Institutional Sexual Abuse - Grand Jury Report Cpl §190.85(1)(C), Robert Ewald

Faculty Works: Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

A Special Grand Jury was impanelled in 2002-2003 to investigate and make recommendations concerning the Diocesan sexual abuse scandal in Rockville Centre. The Grand Jury issued a report after the presentation by myself and co-counsel in the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. The Report describes the history of the sexual abuse problem in the Diocese as well as the ensuing coverup. Many of the recommendations were legislatively adopted in Albany.


Understanding Infanticide In Context: Mothers Who Kill, 1870-1930 And Today, Michelle Oberman Jan 2002

Understanding Infanticide In Context: Mothers Who Kill, 1870-1930 And Today, Michelle Oberman

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Wife Murder In Chicago: 1910-1930, Cynthia Grant Bowman, Ben Altman Jan 2002

Wife Murder In Chicago: 1910-1930, Cynthia Grant Bowman, Ben Altman

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Excuses And Dispositions In Criminal Law, Claire Oakes Finkelstein Jan 2002

Excuses And Dispositions In Criminal Law, Claire Oakes Finkelstein

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


More Than Mere Ripples: The Interwoven Complexity Of Female Incarceration And The African-American Family, Joseph Cudjoe, Tony A. Barringer Jan 2002

More Than Mere Ripples: The Interwoven Complexity Of Female Incarceration And The African-American Family, Joseph Cudjoe, Tony A. Barringer

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.


Protection Of Female Prisoners: Dissolving Standards Of Decency, Martin A. Geer Jan 2002

Protection Of Female Prisoners: Dissolving Standards Of Decency, Martin A. Geer

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.


Foreword, H. L.A. Holeman, Eric Sterling Jan 2002

Foreword, H. L.A. Holeman, Eric Sterling

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.


Learning From The Past, Living In The Present: Understanding Homicide In Chicago, 1870-1930, Leigh B. Bienen, Brandon Rottinghaus Jan 2002

Learning From The Past, Living In The Present: Understanding Homicide In Chicago, 1870-1930, Leigh B. Bienen, Brandon Rottinghaus

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Firearm Deaths, Gun Availability, And Legal Regulatory Changes: Suggestions From The Data, Greg S. Weaver Jan 2002

Firearm Deaths, Gun Availability, And Legal Regulatory Changes: Suggestions From The Data, Greg S. Weaver

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Shafer V. South Carolina: Another Missed Opportunity To Remove Juror Ignorance As A Factor In Capital Sentencing, William Baarsma Jan 2002

Shafer V. South Carolina: Another Missed Opportunity To Remove Juror Ignorance As A Factor In Capital Sentencing, William Baarsma

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Questions Unanswered: The Fifth Amendment And Innocent Witnesses, Angela Roxas Jan 2002

Questions Unanswered: The Fifth Amendment And Innocent Witnesses, Angela Roxas

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Women In The American World Of Jails: Inmates And Staff, Kenneth Kerle Jan 2002

Women In The American World Of Jails: Inmates And Staff, Kenneth Kerle

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.


The Female Offender: A Victim Of Neglect, Lamont Flanagan Jan 2002

The Female Offender: A Victim Of Neglect, Lamont Flanagan

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender and Class

No abstract provided.


Eyewitness Identification: Psychological Aspects, Gary L. Wells Jan 2002

Eyewitness Identification: Psychological Aspects, Gary L. Wells

Psychology Publications

Eyewitness identification refers to a type of evidence in which an eyewitness to a crime claims to recognize a suspect as the one who committed the crime. In cases where the eyewitness knew the suspect before the crime, issues of the reliability of memory are usually not contested. In cases where the perpetrator of the crime was a stranger to the eyewitness, however, the reliability of the identification is often at issue. Researchers in various areas of experimental psychology, especially cognitive and social psychology, have been conducting scientific studies of eyewitness identification evidence since the mid-1970s. Today, there exists a ...


Eyewitness Testimony, Gary L. Wells Jan 2002

Eyewitness Testimony, Gary L. Wells

Psychology Publications

Eyewitness testimony refers to verbal state­ ments from people regardi ng what they observed and can purportedly remember that would be relevant to issues of proof at a criminal or civil trial. Such state­ ments constitute a common form of evidence at trials. Eyewitness identification is a specific type of eyewit­ ness testimony in which an eyewitness claims to rec­ ognize a specific person as one who committed a par­ ticular action. In cases where the eyewitness knew the suspect before the crime, issues of the reliability of memory are usually not contested. In cases where the perpetrator of the ...


How Apprendi Affects Institutional Allocations Of Power, Stephanos Bibas Jan 2002

How Apprendi Affects Institutional Allocations Of Power, Stephanos Bibas

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Life Terms Or Death Sentences: The Uneasy Relationship Between Judicial Elections And Capital Punishment, Richard R. W. Brooks, Steven Raphael Jan 2002

Life Terms Or Death Sentences: The Uneasy Relationship Between Judicial Elections And Capital Punishment, Richard R. W. Brooks, Steven Raphael

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Owing To The Extreme Youth Of The Accused: The Changing Legal Response To Juvenile Homicide, David S. Tanenhaus, Steven A. Drizin Jan 2002

Owing To The Extreme Youth Of The Accused: The Changing Legal Response To Juvenile Homicide, David S. Tanenhaus, Steven A. Drizin

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Lunatics And Anarchists: Political Homicide In Chicago, Edward M. Burke Jan 2002

Lunatics And Anarchists: Political Homicide In Chicago, Edward M. Burke

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Homicide In New York, Los Angeles And Chicago, Eric H. Monkkonen Jan 2002

Homicide In New York, Los Angeles And Chicago, Eric H. Monkkonen

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Capital Punishment For The Crime Of Homicide In Chicago: 1870-1930, Derral Cheatwood Jan 2002

Capital Punishment For The Crime Of Homicide In Chicago: 1870-1930, Derral Cheatwood

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


I Loved Joe, But I Had To Shoot Him: Homicide By Women In Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago, Jeffrey S. Adler Jan 2002

I Loved Joe, But I Had To Shoot Him: Homicide By Women In Turn-Of-The-Century Chicago, Jeffrey S. Adler

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Homicides Among Chicago Families: 1870-1930, Roland Chilton Jan 2002

Homicides Among Chicago Families: 1870-1930, Roland Chilton

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Foreword: Terrorism And Utilitarianism: Lessons From, And For, Criminal Law, Paul Butler Jan 2002

Foreword: Terrorism And Utilitarianism: Lessons From, And For, Criminal Law, Paul Butler

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


United States V. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative: Whatever Happened To Federalism, Caroline Herman Jan 2002

United States V. Oakland Cannabis Buyers' Cooperative: Whatever Happened To Federalism, Caroline Herman

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


What Were They Smoking: The Supreme Court's Latest Step In A Long, Strange Trip Through The Fourth Amendment, Daniel Mckenzie Jan 2002

What Were They Smoking: The Supreme Court's Latest Step In A Long, Strange Trip Through The Fourth Amendment, Daniel Mckenzie

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Blurring The Line: Impact Of Offense-Specific Sixth Amendment Right To Counsel, Melissa Minas Jan 2002

Blurring The Line: Impact Of Offense-Specific Sixth Amendment Right To Counsel, Melissa Minas

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.