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Epic Proportions: Violence Against Women In California 1992-99, California Department Of Health Services Oct 2003

Epic Proportions: Violence Against Women In California 1992-99, California Department Of Health Services

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EPIC Proportions is a series of reports on injury control produced by the Epidemiology and Prevention for Injury Control (EPIC) Branch. This report, prepared by Laura E. Lund, M.A., updates a previous EPIC Proportions: Violent Injuries to Women in California.


Tips From An Appellate Lawyer, Myron Moskovitz Sep 2003

Tips From An Appellate Lawyer, Myron Moskovitz

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"Death Is Different" - Is Money Different? Criminal Punishments, Forfeitures, And Punitive Damages - Shifting Constitutional Paradigms For Assessing Proportionality, Rachel A. Van Cleave Jan 2003

"Death Is Different" - Is Money Different? Criminal Punishments, Forfeitures, And Punitive Damages - Shifting Constitutional Paradigms For Assessing Proportionality, Rachel A. Van Cleave

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Part I of this Article reviews the case law regarding judicial review of both terms of imprisonment and imposition of the death penalty. In this section, I argue for consistency within this area of the law. Some jurisprudence suggests that, because "death is different," proportionality review is appropriate only in the death penalty context, and is either not required or only applies in an extremely narrow example, such as life imprisonment for a parking ticket. Part II examines Supreme Court precedent that analyzes the question of proportionality of forfeitures and punitive damages awards. In the context of forfeitures, the debate ...