Tamara Francita Lawson

St. Thomas University School of Law

Associate Professor of Law

16401 NW 37th Avenue

Miami Gardens, FL 33054

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Before the Verdict and Beyond the Verdict: The 'CSI Infection' within Modern Criminal Jury Trials

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 41, 2009
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law
Downloads 680 (23,002)

Abstract:

CSI Effect, voir dire, juror expectation, trial practice, jury instructions, juror behavior

2.

A Fresh Cut in an Old Wound – A Critical Analysis of the Trayvon Martin Killing: The Public Outcry, the Prosecutors’ Discretion, and the Stand Your Ground Law

23 U. Fla. J.L. & Pub. Pol'y 271 (2012), St. Thomas University School of Law (Florida) Research Paper No. 2015-04
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law
Downloads 563 (13,041)

Abstract:

Trayvon Martin, stand your ground, race, self defense

3.

Can Fingerprints Lie?: Re-Weighing Fingerprint Evidence in Criminal Jury Trials

American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law
Downloads 324 (48,193)

Abstract:

fingerprints, forensic evidence, jury instructions, daubert, expert testimony, frye

4.

A Shift Toward Gender Equality in Prosecutions: Realizing Legitimate Enforcement of Crimes Committed Against Women in Municipal and International Criminal Law

Southern Illinois University Law Journal, Vol. 33, No. 2, Winter 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Apr 2009
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law
Downloads 253 (72,039)
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Abstract:

gender, prosecutorial discretion, rape, domestic violence, crimes against women

5.

Powerless Against Police Brutality: A Felon's Story

St. Thomas Law Review, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2012), St. Thomas University School of Law (Florida) Research Paper No. 2013-06
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 01 Oct 2013
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law
Downloads 104 (135,132)

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'Whites Only Tree,' Hanging Nooses, No Crime? Limiting the Prosecutorial Veto for Hate Crimes in Louisiana and Across America

University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender & Class, Vol. 8, February 2009
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 13 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 24 Jan 2012
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law
Downloads 96 (201,380)

Abstract:

Prosecutorial Discretion, Hate Crime, Jena Six, Reed Walters, Private Prosecution

7.

Mainstreaming Civil Rights in the Law School Curriculum: Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 54, 2010, St. Thomas University School of Law Research Paper No. 06
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 May 2012
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law
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Abstract:

Civil rights, law school curriculum, discrimination, criminal procedure, criminal law

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'Truth and Reconciliation:' A Critical Step Toward Eliminating Race and Gender Discrimination in Tenure Wars

Mississippi College School of Law Research Paper
Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Angela Mae Kupenda and Tamara Francita Lawson
Mississippi College - School of Law and St. Thomas University School of Law

Abstract:

Race, Gender, Discrimination, Tenure

9.

Mainstreaming Civil Rights in the Law School Curriculum

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 54, p. 837, 2010
Posted: 14 Sep 2010
Tamara Francita Lawson
St. Thomas University School of Law

Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, civil rights, teaching, curriculum reform, best practices