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Media Representations Of September 11, Steven Chermak, Frankie Bailey, Michelle Brown Sep 2003

Media Representations Of September 11, Steven Chermak, Frankie Bailey, Michelle Brown

Michelle Brown

Each contributor to this volume offers a fresh, engaging perspective on how the media transformed the 9/11 crisis into an ideological tour de force. The terrorist attacks on September 11th were unique and unprecedented in many ways, but the day will stand in our memories particularly because of our ability to watch the spectacle unfold. The blazing towers crumbling into dust, black smoke rising from the Pentagon, the unrecognizable remains of a fourth airplane in a quiet Pennsylvania field—these images, while disturbing and surreal, provide an important vehicle for interdisciplinary dialogue within media studies, showing us how horrific ...


The Death Of Roy Lee Centers, Kenneth D. Tunnell, Terry C. Cox Jul 2003

The Death Of Roy Lee Centers, Kenneth D. Tunnell, Terry C. Cox

Justice Studies Faculty and Staff Research

"Be it remembered." A simple command yet, in this case, an introduction spoken by the judge in the Breathitt County, Ky., trial of William (Bill) R. Hurst, who killed Roy Lee Centers, a native of Jackson, Kentucky


The Death Of Roy Lee Centers, Kenneth D. Tunnell, Terry C. Cox Jun 2003

The Death Of Roy Lee Centers, Kenneth D. Tunnell, Terry C. Cox

Kenneth Tunnell

"Be it remembered." A simple command yet, in this case, an introduction spoken by the judge in the Breathitt County, Ky., trial of William (Bill) R. Hurst, who killed Roy Lee Centers, a native of Jackson, Kentucky


The Color Of Crime: The Case Against Race-Based Suspect Descriptions, Bela August Walker Apr 2003

The Color Of Crime: The Case Against Race-Based Suspect Descriptions, Bela August Walker

Bela August Walker

Law enforcement in the United States relies on racial identifiers as a crucial part of suspect descriptions. Unlike racial profiling, this practice is regarded as both an essential tool for law enforcement and as an unproblematic use of race. However, given the racial history of the United States, such descriptors, particularly “Black,” have developed in such a way to create an extremely large and unreliable category. Due to these factors, the use of race as a physical descriptor in suspect decisions is both discriminatory and inefficient. Employing race as an identifying characteristic allows law enforcement officers broad discretionary powers that ...


Killing For The State: The Darkest Side Of American Nursing, Dave Holmes, Cary H. Federman Mar 2003

Killing For The State: The Darkest Side Of American Nursing, Dave Holmes, Cary H. Federman

Department of Justice Studies Faculty Scholarship and Creative Works

The aim of this article is to bring to the attention of the international nursing community the discrepancy between a pervasive ‘caring’ nursing discourse and the most unethical nursing practice in the United States. In this article, we present a duality: the conflict in American prisons between nursing ethics and the killing machinery. The US penal system is a setting in which trained healthcare personnel practices the extermination of life. We look upon the sanitization of death work as an application of healthcare professionals’ skills and knowledge and their appropriation by the state to serve its ends. A review of ...


The Relationship Between Public Perceptions Of Crime Seriousness And Support For Plea-Bargaining Practices In Israel: A Factorial Survey Approach, Sergio Herzog Jan 2003

The Relationship Between Public Perceptions Of Crime Seriousness And Support For Plea-Bargaining Practices In Israel: A Factorial Survey Approach, Sergio Herzog

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Kidnapping Federalism: United States V. Wills And The Constitutionality Of Extending Federal Criminal Law Into The States, M. Todd Scott Jan 2003

Kidnapping Federalism: United States V. Wills And The Constitutionality Of Extending Federal Criminal Law Into The States, M. Todd Scott

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Recent Books Jan 2003

Recent Books

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Book Review Jan 2003

Book Review

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


United States V. Arvizu: Investigatory Stops And The Fourth Amendment, Jennifer Pelic Jan 2003

United States V. Arvizu: Investigatory Stops And The Fourth Amendment, Jennifer Pelic

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


United States V. Drayton: The Need For Bright-Line Warnings During Consensual Bus Searches, Marissa Reich Jan 2003

United States V. Drayton: The Need For Bright-Line Warnings During Consensual Bus Searches, Marissa Reich

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


To Serve And Collect: Measuring Police Corruption, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic Jan 2003

To Serve And Collect: Measuring Police Corruption, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Pre-Arrest Silence: Minding That Gap Between Fourth Amendment Stops And Fifth Amendment Custody, Sara Ciarelli Jan 2003

Pre-Arrest Silence: Minding That Gap Between Fourth Amendment Stops And Fifth Amendment Custody, Sara Ciarelli

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Hope V. Pelzer: Increasing The Accountability Of State Actors In Prison Systems - A Necessary Enterprise In Guaranteeing The Eight Amendment Rights Of Prison Inmates, Alison Chin Jan 2003

Hope V. Pelzer: Increasing The Accountability Of State Actors In Prison Systems - A Necessary Enterprise In Guaranteeing The Eight Amendment Rights Of Prison Inmates, Alison Chin

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Unequal Justice: The Supreme Court's Failure To Curtail Selective Prosecution For The Death Penalty, Jessie Larson Jan 2003

Unequal Justice: The Supreme Court's Failure To Curtail Selective Prosecution For The Death Penalty, Jessie Larson

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Final Report Of The Kentucky Penal Code Revision Project, Paul H. Robinson, Kentucky Criminal Justice Council Staff Jan 2003

Final Report Of The Kentucky Penal Code Revision Project, Paul H. Robinson, Kentucky Criminal Justice Council Staff

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

The Kentucky Criminal Justice Council, a constitutional body in Kentucky, undertook this project to examine the problems with Kentucky criminal law and to rewrite the Kentucky criminal code. This two-volume Final Report of the Kentucky Penal Code Revision Project proposes a new criminal code, in volume 1, together with an official commentary, in volume 2, that explains each provision and how and why it differs from existing law. The introduction to the Report summarizes the reasons for and the importance of criminal code reform, and describes the techniques used in this rewrite project, including both the project’s drafting principles ...


Is Risk A Harm?, Claire Oakes Finkelstein Jan 2003

Is Risk A Harm?, Claire Oakes Finkelstein

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


Recent Books Jan 2003

Recent Books

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Book Review Jan 2003

Book Review

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Respect And The Fourth Amendment, Andrew E. Taslitz Jan 2003

Respect And The Fourth Amendment, Andrew E. Taslitz

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Drug Courts And The De Facto Legalization Of Drug Use For Participants In Residential Treatment Facilities, Andrew Armstrong Jan 2003

Drug Courts And The De Facto Legalization Of Drug Use For Participants In Residential Treatment Facilities, Andrew Armstrong

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Final Report Of The Illinois Criminal Code Rewrite And Reform Commission, Paul H. Robinson, Michael T. Cahill Jan 2003

Final Report Of The Illinois Criminal Code Rewrite And Reform Commission, Paul H. Robinson, Michael T. Cahill

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

The Governor of Illinois created a commission to examine the problems with Illinois criminal law and to rewrite the Illinois criminal code. This two-volume Final Report of the Illinois Criminal Code Rewrite and Reform Commission proposes a new criminal code, in volume 1, together with an official commentary, in volume 2, that explains each provision and how and why it differs from existing law. The introduction to the Report summarizes the reasons for and the importance of criminal code reform, and describes the techniques used in this rewrite project, including both the project’s drafting principles and the methods by ...


Apprendi In The States: The Virtues Of Federalism As A Structural Limit On Errors, Stephanos Bibas Jan 2003

Apprendi In The States: The Virtues Of Federalism As A Structural Limit On Errors, Stephanos Bibas

Faculty Scholarship at Penn Law

No abstract provided.


The Tenuous Relationship Between The Fight Against Money Laundering And The Disruption Of Criminal Finance, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar Jan 2003

The Tenuous Relationship Between The Fight Against Money Laundering And The Disruption Of Criminal Finance, Mariano-Florentino Cuellar

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Norms And Criminal Law, And The Norms Of Criminal Law Scholarship, Robert Weisberg Jan 2003

Norms And Criminal Law, And The Norms Of Criminal Law Scholarship, Robert Weisberg

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Applying The Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine Outside The Public Welfare Context, Amiad Kushner Jan 2003

Applying The Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine Outside The Public Welfare Context, Amiad Kushner

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Beyond Accommodation: Reconstructing The Insanity Defense To Provide An Adequate Remedy For Postpartum Psychotic Women, Jessie Manchester Jan 2003

Beyond Accommodation: Reconstructing The Insanity Defense To Provide An Adequate Remedy For Postpartum Psychotic Women, Jessie Manchester

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Foreword: Addressing The Real World Of Racial Injustice In The Criminal Justice System, Donna Coker Jan 2003

Foreword: Addressing The Real World Of Racial Injustice In The Criminal Justice System, Donna Coker

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Facilitating Fairness: The Judge's Role In The Sixth Amendment Right To Effective Counsel, John Capone Jan 2003

Facilitating Fairness: The Judge's Role In The Sixth Amendment Right To Effective Counsel, John Capone

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.


Harris V. United States: The Supreme Court's Latest Avoidance Of Providing Constitutional Protection To Sentencing Factors, Julie L. Hendrix Jan 2003

Harris V. United States: The Supreme Court's Latest Avoidance Of Providing Constitutional Protection To Sentencing Factors, Julie L. Hendrix

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

No abstract provided.