Elsa Y. Chen

Santa Clara University

Vice Provost and Professor

Department of Political Science

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (7)

1.

Impacts of ‘Three Strikes and You're Out’ on Crime Trends in California and Throughout the United States

Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, Volume 24, Number 4 (November 2008), p. 345-370
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Elsa Y. Chen
Santa Clara University
Downloads 107 (158,433)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Three Strikes, mandatory sentencing, California

2.

In the Furtherance of Injustice, Injustice, or Both? A Multilevel Analysis of Courtroom Context and the Implementation of Three Strikes

Chen, Elsa Y. “In the Furtherance of Injustice, Injustice, or Both? A Multilevel Analysis of Courtroom Context and the Implementation of Three Strikes.” Justice Quarterly Volume 31, Number 2, April 2014, p. 257-286.,
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Elsa Y. Chen
Santa Clara University
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Abstract:

Three Strikes, mandatory minimums, prosecutorial discretion, judicial discretion, racial and ethnic disparities, multilevel methods

3.

The Liberation Hypothesis and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Application of California's Three Strikes Law

Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice, Volume 6, Number 2 (Fall 2008), pp. 83-102
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Elsa Y. Chen
Santa Clara University
Downloads 58 (237,388)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Three Strikes, sentencing, wobblers, prosecutorial discretion, racial disparities

4.

Cumulative Disadvantage and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in California Felony Sentencing

Racial and Ethnic Politics in California, Vol. Three, Editors Bruce Cain, Jaime Regalado, and Sandra Bass, eds., Berkeley, CA: Institute of Governmental Studies Press, 2008
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Elsa Y. Chen
Santa Clara University
Downloads 36 (316,720)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Racial disparities, California, sentencing, cumulative disadvantage

5.

Is All Punishment Local? The Effects of Jurisdictional Context on Sentence Length

Chen, Elsa Y. “All Punishment is Local: The Effects of Jurisdictional Context on Sentence Length.” Social Science Quarterly Volume 94, Number 5 (December 2013), p. 1372-1397.,
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 28 May 2015
Elsa Y. Chen
Santa Clara University
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Abstract:

sentencing, incarceration, hierarchical model, multilevel, racial threat, organizational maintenance, courtroom context, racial disparity, California

6.

And Justice for All? Racial and Ethnic Sentencing Disparities in California's Federal Drug Sentencing

California Journal of Politics and Policy, Volume 7, Number 2, May 2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 May 2015
Elsa Y. Chen and Kevin Nomura
Santa Clara University and University of Michigan Law School - JD Candidate Author
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7.

Erasing the Mark of a Criminal Past: Ex-Offenders’ Expectations and Experiences with Record Clearance

Adams, Ericka, Elsa Y. Chen, and Rosella Chapman. “Erasing the Mark of a Criminal Past: Ex-Offenders’ Expectations and Experiences with Record Clearance.” Punishment & Society Volume 19, Number 1 (January 2017), p. 23-52.,
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Sep 2017
Ericka B. Adams, Elsa Y. Chen and Rosella Chapman
North Central College - Department of Sociology, Santa Clara University and Santa Clara University
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Abstract:

expungement, record clearance, criminal records, re-entry, desistance