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A New Approach to Litigating an Old Problem: Getting the Identification Expert into the Defense Case

Suzanne K. Drouet and Patrick E. Kent

in Expert Testimony on the Psychology of Eyewitness Identification

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195331974
eISBN:
9780199868193
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331974.003.011
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

Historically, a criminal prosecution based on identification evidence has forced defense attorneys to defend their clients with little more than a set of cross-examination questions. Faced with the ... More


Defense Attorneys and Plea Bargains

Kelsey S. Henderson

in A System of Pleas: Social Sciences Contributions to the Real Legal System

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190689247
eISBN:
9780190689278
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190689247.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

In the landmark Gideon v. Wainwright decision (1963), the U.S. Supreme Court established the federal standard of appointed counsel for indigent defendants as fundamental to fairness. This right has ... More


Deportations, Fallout from Dennis, and the Rosenberg Case: (October Terms 1951 and 1952, Special Term 1953)

Robert M. Lichtman

in The Supreme Court and McCarthy-Era Repression: One Hundred Decisions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037009
eISBN:
9780252094125
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037009.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions during its October 1951 and 1952 terms and Special term in 1953. The decisions in the 1951 and 1952 terms largely sustained government ... More


Epilogue

Richard L. Lippke

in The Ethics of Plea Bargaining

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199641468
eISBN:
9780191732195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641468.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The Epilogue discusses two practical problems raised by the book’s argument on behalf of more restrained forms of plea bargaining. The proposal to strictly limit and fix the sentence reductions ... More


Using linguistic tools in sexual misconduct cases

Roger W. Shuy

in The Language of Sexual Misconduct Cases

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199926961
eISBN:
9780199980505
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199926961.003.0033
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter reviews the way linguistic tools have been used by the defense attorneys as they attempted to counter the sexual misconduct charges made to their clients. It emphasizes the need for ... More


Peace Corps Officials Assess the Situation and Plan Future Action

Peter H. Reid

in Every Hill a Burial Place: The Peace Corps Murder Trial in East Africa

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780813179988
eISBN:
9780813179995
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179988.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History

In early April, cables fly between Dar es Salaam and Washington, D.C., discussing how to proceed. Peppy’s body is sent to New York after an emotionally moving ceremony in Dar es Salaam. Several memos ... More


Introduction

Louise McReynolds

in Murder Most Russian: True Crime and Punishment in Late Imperial Russia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451454
eISBN:
9780801465901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451454.003.0001
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the Great Reforms, which reformed the legal system and revolutionized justice, launched by Tsar Alexander II (1855–1881) following Russia's ... More


Prosecutors, Guilty Pleas, and Collateral Legal Consequences

Zachary Hoskins

in Beyond Punishment?: A Normative Account of the Collateral Legal Consequences of Conviction

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780199389230
eISBN:
9780199389254
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199389230.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter examines a practical problem arising from the proliferation of collateral legal consequences (CLCs). Courts have recently suggested that defendants considering guilty pleas have a right ... More


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