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)

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

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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
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Trayvon Martin, stand your ground, race, self defense

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

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

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

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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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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

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 31, No. 1, Fall 2015, Mississippi College School of Law Research Paper, St. Thomas University School of Law (Florida) Research Paper No. 2017-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Oct 2014
Angela Mae Kupenda and Tamara Francita Lawson
Mississippi College - School of Law and St. Thomas University School of Law
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Race, Gender, Discrimination, Tenure

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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

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