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The Unintended Consequences of California Proposition 47: Reducing Law Enforcement’s Ability to Solve Serious, Violent Crimes

Monday, June 12, 2017 | Comments Off on The Unintended Consequences of California Proposition 47: Reducing Law Enforcement’s Ability to Solve Serious, Violent Crimes

Comment by: Shelby Kail 44 PEPP. L. REV. 1039 (2017) For many years, DNA databases have helped solve countless serious, violent crimes by connecting low-level offenders to unsolved crimes.  Because the passage of Proposition 47 reduced several low-level crimes...

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Sexual Violence as an Occupational Hazard & Condition of Confinement in the Closed Institutional Systems of the Military and Detention

Monday, June 12, 2017 | Comments Off on Sexual Violence as an Occupational Hazard & Condition of Confinement in the Closed Institutional Systems of the Military and Detention

Article by: Hannah Brenner, Kathleen Darcy, & Sheryl Kubiak 44 PEPP. L. REV. 881 (2017) Women in the military are more likely to be raped by other service members than to be killed in combat.  Female prisoners internalize rape by corrections...

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Victimhood & Agency: How Taking Charge Takes Its Toll

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 | Comments Off on Victimhood & Agency: How Taking Charge Takes Its Toll

Article by: Pam A. Mueller 44 PEPP. L. REV. 691 (2017) This Article addresses an unexplored tension in the civil justice system regarding victims.  The goal of the civil system is to make victims whole.  We can, as is most...

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Bias in Blue: Instructing Jurors to Consider the Testimony of Police Officer Witnesses with Caution

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | Comments Off on Bias in Blue: Instructing Jurors to Consider the Testimony of Police Officer Witnesses with Caution

Article by: Vida B. Johnson 44 PEPP. L. REV. 245 (2017) Jurors in criminal trials are instructed by the judge that they are to treat the testimony of a police officer just like the testimony of any other witness....

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Protecting America’s Children: Why an Executive Order Banning Juvenile Solitary Confinement Is Not Enough

Saturday, December 10, 2016 | Comments Off on Protecting America’s Children: Why an Executive Order Banning Juvenile Solitary Confinement Is Not Enough

Article by: Carina Muir 44 PEPP. L. REV. 151 (2016) Despite its devastating psychological, physical, and developmental effects on juveniles, solitary confinement is used in juvenile correctional facilities across the United States.  This Comment posits that such treatment violates the...

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