Regina Austin

University of Pennsylvania Law School

William A. Schnader Professor of Law

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

10

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SSRN CITATIONS

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CROSSREF CITATIONS

3

Scholarly Papers (10)

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'Super Size Me' and the Conundrum of Race/Ethnicity, Gender, and Class for the Contemporary Law-Genre Documentary Filmmaker

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-24, Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review, Vol. 40, pp. 683-714, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Feb 2020
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Law and Society, Products Liability, documentary film, law and popular culture, Morgan Spurlock, Pelman v. McDonald's, fast food restaurants, minority communities, race-specific attitudes, cultural attitudes

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The Next 'New Wave': Law-Genre Documentaries, Lawyering in Support of the Creative Process, and Visual Legal Advocacy

Fordham Intellectual Property, Media & Entertainment Law Journal, Vol. 16, p. 809, July 2006, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-24
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Jul 2006
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Legal Education, Documentary Films, Reflexivity, Film Making, Entertainment Law, Visual Legal Advocacy

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Documentation, Documentary, and the Law: What Should be Made of Victim Impact Videos?

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 979, 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 22 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2010
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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victim impact evidence, victim’s rights, death penalty, sentencing, domestic violence, capital punishment, Payne v. Tennessee, visual legal advocacy, video evidence, law and film

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'Not Just a Common Criminal': The Case for Sentencing Mitigation Videos

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-19
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Apr 2014
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Criminal procedure, criminal defense, criminology, law and society, victim impact statements, punishment, documentary films, standards and admissibility of evidence, character witnesses, law and visual narrative, storytelling, film production

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Women’s Unequal Citizenship at the Border: Lessons from Three Nonfiction Films about the Women of Juárez

GENDER EQUALITY: DIMENSIONS OF WOMEN'S EQUAL CITIZENSHIP, Linda C. McClain, Johanna L. Grossman, eds., Cambridge University Press, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-41
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2010
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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gender equality, political citizenship, social citizenship, gender, race, ethnicity, human rights, documentary film, US-Mexico relations, civil rights, discrimination, women, international borders

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'Second Looks, Second Chances': Collaborating with Lifers Inc. on a Video about Commutation of LWOP Sentences

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, Vol. 22, p. 71, 2019, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-33
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 31 May 2019
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Criminal justice policy, sentencing, commutation power, Pennsylvania, documentary filmmaking, visual legal advocacy, visual criminology, legal & visual ethics, Lifers Inc., SCI Graterford

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The Loving Story: Using a Documentary to Reconsider the Status of an Iconic Interracial Married Couple

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 86, Pg. 2635, 2018, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-31
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Oct 2018
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University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Constitutional law, equal protection clause, discrimination, legal history, interracial marriage, intermarriage, miscegenation, fourteenth amendment, privileges and immunities, racial endogamy, racism, state and local government law, sexuality and the law, law and society, Loving v. Virginia

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'Black People's Money': The Impact of Law, Economics, and Culture in the Context of Race on Damage Recoveries

U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-24
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Sep 2016
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Law and economics, race, valuation, litigation, damages, social meaning, discrimination, jury verdicts, segregation

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The Saga of Pennsylvania’s 'Willie Horton' and the Commutation of Life Sentences in the Commonwealth

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-10
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 29 Feb 2020
Regina Austin
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Criminal justice policy, commutation power, pardon power, clemency, Board of Pardons, parole supervision, conditions of release, life without the possibility of parole, LWOP, lifers, public records research, Right to Know Law

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A Dose of Color, A Dose of Reality: Contextualizing Intentional Tort Actions with Black Documentaries

Journal of Legal Education, vol. 68, p. 45, 2018, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-20
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 13 Jul 2020
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University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Tort litigation, law enforcement, contextual analysis, hegemonic cultural narratives, race relations documentary filmmaking, legal education, Klayman v. Obama et al., Black Lives Matter movement, James Baldwin, Raoul Peck, Sabaah Folayan, Michael Brown, Ferguson, Missouri