Susan A. Bandes

DePaul University - College of Law

Professor of Law

25 E. Jackson Blvd.

Chicago, IL Cook County 60604-2287

United States

http://www.susanbandes.com/

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1.

Patterns of Injustice: Police Brutality in the Courts

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 47, No. 3, p. 1275, 1999
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 22 Jul 1999 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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police brutality, judges, torture, literary theory, representativeness

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When Victims Seek Closure: Forgiveness, Vengeance, and the Role of Government

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 27, p. 1599, 2000
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Jun 2000 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Loyalty to One's Convictions: The Prosecutor and Tunnel Vision

49 Howard Law Journal 475 (2006).
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Criminal law, psychology, prosecutors, wrongful conviction

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Emotion, Proof and Prejudice: The Cognitive Science of Gruesome Photos and Victim Impact Statements

46 Arizona State Law Journal 1003 (2014)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 29 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 06 Aug 2015
Susan A. Bandes and Jessica M. Salerno
DePaul University - College of Law and Arizona State University
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evidence, emotion, cognitive science, criminal procedure, criminal law, juries, decision-making, persuasion

The Heart Has Its Reasons: Examining the Strange Persistence of the American Death Penalty

Studies in Law, Politics and Society, Vol. 42, No. 1, 2008, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 378, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 200
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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capital punishment, death penalty, punishment, emotion, cognitive bias

The Heart Has its Reasons: Examining the Strange Persistence of the American Death Penalty

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, Paul Robinson, Stephen Garvey, and Kimberly Kessler Ferzan, eds., Oxford University Press, July 2009, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 457
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 14 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 30 Aug 2010
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Punishment, Criminal Law, Emotion

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And All the Pieces Matter: Thoughts on The Wire and the Criminal Justice System

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, No. 2, 2011, University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-19
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 05 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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criminal procedure, policing, criminology, exclusionary rule, law and literature, narrative theory

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Victims, 'Closure', and the Sociology of Emotion

72 Law and Contemporary Problems 1 (2009).
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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closure, death penalty, capital punishment, victims, emotion

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Fear Factor: The Role of Media in Covering and Shaping the Death Penalty

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 1, p. 585, 2004
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 04 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Remorse and Demeanor in the Courtroom: Cognitive Science and the Evaluation of Contrition

Hunter, Roberts, Young, Dixon, The Integrity of the Criminal Process (2016 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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remorse, cognitive science, empathy, demeanor, facial expression, capital punishment, sentencing, implicit bias

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Repression and Denial in Criminal Lawyering

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 9, No. 2, February 2006, UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 789764, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 09/10 #16
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 26 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Criminal law, legal profession, psychology, emotion and law

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The Lessons of Capturing the Friedmans: Moral Panic, Institutional Denial, and Due Process

3 Journal of Law, Culture and Humanities 293 (2007)., UC Berkeley Public Law Research Paper No. 781585
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Aug 2005 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Moral panic, law and film, criminal justice

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Empathetic Judging and the Rule of Law

Cardozo Law Review De Novo, p. 133, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 09 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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empathy, judicial decison-making, judges, courts

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The Promise and Pitfalls of Neuroscience for Criminal Law and Procedure

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 19 Nov 2010
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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criminal procedure, criminal law, neuroscience, cognitive psychology

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Emotions, Values, and the Construction of Risk

Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, Vol. 156, p. 421, 2008, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 221
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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emotion, heuristics, bias, risk regulation, cultural cognition

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Framing Wrongful Convictions

Utah Law Review, Vol. 5, 2008, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 379, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 201
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 02 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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capital punishment, wrongful convictions, police misconduct

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Emotion in Context: Exploring the Interaction between Emotions and Legal Institutions

Vermont Law Review, Vol. 33, 2009, Emotion in Context: Exploring the Interaction between Emotions and Legal Institutions Conference, University of Chicago Law School, May 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 May 2009 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2010
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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emotion, cognitive neuroscience, legal institutions

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What Executioners Can -- And Cannot -- Teach Us About the Death Penalty

Criminal Justice Ethics, Volume 35, Issue 3, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2016
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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death penalty, capital punishment, punishment, virtue ethics, remorse, retributive theory

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Moral Imagination in Judging

51 Washburn Law Journal 1 (2011)., University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-32
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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judging, cognitive psychology, empathy, moral imagination, rationality, emotion

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Empathy, Narrative, and Victim Impact Statements

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 2, 1996
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Aug 2008
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Share Your Grief But Not Your Anger: Victims and the Expression of Emotion in Criminal Justice

In Emotional Expression: Philosophical, Psychological, and Legal Perspectives, Cambridge University Press (Joel Smith and Catharine Abell eds.) 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Sep 2015
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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victim impact statements, criminal procedure, criminal law, criminal justice, emotional expression, punishment, death penalty

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Compassion and the Rule of Law

13 International Journal of Law in Context 184 (2017).
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 14 May 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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rule of law, affirmative rights, empathy, compassion, decision-making, judging, discretion, humility, legal reasoning, social change

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Child Rape, Moral Outrage, and the Death Penalty

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 103, p. 17, 2008
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2009
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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death penalty, capital punishment, child rape, emotion, moral outrage

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Victim Standing

Utah Law Review, p. 331, 1999
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Aug 1999
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Repellent Crimes and Rational Deliberation: Emotion and the Death Penalty

33 Vermont Law Review 489 (2009)., Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference 2009: Law, Behavior & the Brain; Emotion in Context: Exploring the Interaction between Emotions and Legal Institutions Conference, University of Chicago Law School, May 2008
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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capital punishment, death penalty, emotion, criminal justice

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The Lone Miscreant, the Self-Training Prosecutor, and Other Fictions: A Comment on Connick v. Thompson

80 Fordham Law Review 715 (2011)., University of Miami Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-18
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 May 2011 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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criminal procedure, prosecutorial misconduct, discovery, municipal liability, federal jurisdiction, Sec. 1983, cognitive bias

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The Negative Constitution: A Critique

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 8, 1990
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 23 Aug 2008
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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negative liberty, positive rights, DeShaney, affirmative obligations

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Is it Immoral to Punish the Heedless and Clueless? A Comment on Alexander, Ferzan and Morse: Crime and Culpability

Law and Philosophy, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2009
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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criminal negligence, culpability, cognitive psychology, neuroscience

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All Bathwater, No Baby: Expressive Theories of Punishment and the Death Penalty

116 Michigan Law Review 905 (2018).
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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capital punishment, expressive theory, law and emotion, penal theory, jurisprudence

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Protecting the Innocent as the Primary Value of the Criminal Justice System (Reviewing George Thomas, 'The Supreme Court on Trial: How the American Justice System Sacrifices Innocent Defendants.')

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2009
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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comparative law, wrongful convictions, adversary system, actual innocence, criminal procedure

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Moral Shock and Legal Education

65 J. Legal Educ. 298 (November 2015)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 25 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 25 Jan 2016
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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criminal procedure, fourth amendment, search and seizure, racial discrimination, policing, profiling, social control, implicit bias, moral outrage, legal pedagogy, moral emotions

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What's Love Got to Do with it?

William and Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 8, No. 97, 2001
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 May 2002 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Treaties, Sovereign Immunity, and the Plan of the Convention

Virginia Journal of International Law, Vol. 42, p. 743, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 10 May 2002 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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We Lost it at the Movies: The Rule of Law Goes from Washington to Hollywood and Back Again

40 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 621 (2007).
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 10 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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judicial role, popular culture, rule of law

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Emotion and Deliberation: The Autonomous Citizen in the Social World

NOMOS LIII, Passions and Emotions, NYU Press (James E. Fleming, ed., 2013), DePaul Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-06
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 27 Mar 2014
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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deliberation, deliberative democracy, rhetoric, intuition, emotion, institutional design, collective decision-making

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Fear and Degradation in Alabama: The Emotional Subtext of University of Alabama V. Garrett

Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Vol. 5, p. 520, 2003
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 11 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Power, Privacy, and Thermal Imaging

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 86, p. 1379, 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 May 2002 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Judging, Politics, and Accountability: A Reply to Charles Geyh

56 Case Western Reserve Law Review 947 (2006).
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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judicial accountability, courts

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Empathy and Article III: Judge Weinstein, Cases and Controversies

64 DePaul Law Review 317 (2015).
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 May 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2015
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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judicial decision-making, federal courts, federal district courts, Judge Jack Weinstein, empathy, moral imagination

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The Challenges of 'Quality of Life' Policing for the Fourth Amendment

THE CONSTITUTION AND THE FUTURE OF CRIMINAL LAW, Cambridge University Press (Song Richardson & John Parry, Eds., 2013), DePaul Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-12
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2014
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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criminal procedure, criminology, Fourth Amendment, policing, overcriminalization, broken windows theory, discrimination

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Not Enough Blame to Go Around: Reflections on Requiring Purposeful Government Misconduct

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 68, p. 1195, 2002-2003
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 26 Feb 2003 Last Revised: 21 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Video, Popular Culture, and Police Excessive Force: The Elusive Narrative of Over-Policing

University of Chicago Legal Forum, Vol. 2018, 2018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 02 Sep 2018
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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policing,criminal procedure, excessive force, video, credibility, narrative theory, police brutality, popular culture, persuasion, storytelling

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Is it Immoral to Punish the Heedless and Clueless?

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 29, 2010
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 May 2010 Last Revised: 19 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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Lawyering Up

Green Bag, Vol. 2, No. 5, 2nd Edition, 1998
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 30 Jul 1998 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Susan A. Bandes and Jack Michael Beermann
DePaul University - College of Law and Boston University School of Law
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Reply to Paul Cassell: What We Know About Victim Impact Statements

Utah Law Review, No. 545, 1999
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 28 Aug 1999 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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The Idea of a Case

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, 1990
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 23 Aug 2008
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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case and controversy, federal jurisdiction, standing, justiciability

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Taz and Empathy

58 Howard L.J. 397 (2015).
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 21 May 2015 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2015
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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cognitive bias, implicit bias, tunnel vision, date rape, empathy, policing, reasonable suspicion, justification and excuse, criminal law, criminal procedure, feminism

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'We the People' and Our Enduring Values (Reviewing Akhil Reed Amar, the Constitution and Criminal Procedure: First Principles) (Yale University Press, 1997)

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 96, p. 1376, 1998
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 26 Oct 1998 Last Revised: 23 May 2012
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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criminal procedure, Akhil Amar, innocence protection, search for truth

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Police Accountability and the Problem of Regulating Consent Searches

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2018, 2018
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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fourth amendment, search and seizure, consent doctrine, policing, police misconduct, criminal procedure, discrimination, policing data, equal protection, police legitimacy, procedural justice

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Civil Liberties and the 'Imaginative Sustenance' of Jewish Culture

16 Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion 238 (2015).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 21 May 2015 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2015
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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religion and law, constitutional theory, Jewish law, criminal procedure, federal courts, ritual, pluralism, pragmatism

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Erie and the History of the One True Federalism

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 110, No. 2, 2001
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Aug 2008
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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federalism, federal courts, federal jurisdiction, neutral principles, Justice Brandeis

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Remorse, Demeanor, and the Consequences of Misinterpretation: The Limits of Law as a Window into the Soul

Journal of Law, Religion and State, 3 (2014) 170-199. DOI:10.1163/22124810-00302004
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 23 Mar 2017
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law
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remorse, contrition, demeanor, criminal law, facial recognition, emotion, affect

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Emotions and Risk Regulation

Susan A. Bandes, Emotions and Risk Regulation, in Bettina Lange, Dania Thomas, Austin Sarat (eds.) From Economy to Society? Perspectives on Transnational Risk Regulation, 62 Studies in Law, Politics, and Society 219-238 (2013). DOI: 10.1108/S1059-4337(2013)0000062009 , DePaul Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-04
Posted: 04 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 20 Mar 2014
Susan A. Bandes
DePaul University - College of Law

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risk regulation, behavioral law and economics, emotion theory, cognitive bias, heuristics and bias, judgment under uncertainty

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Emotion and the Law

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 8, pp. 161-181, 2012
Posted: 31 Oct 2012
Susan A. Bandes and Jeremy A. Blumenthal
DePaul University - College of Law and Syracuse University - College of Law

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The Passions of Law

The Passions of Law, (Susan Bandes, ed.), NYU Press, Critical America Series, January 2000
Posted: 11 Jan 2000
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DePaul University - College of Law

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