Sandra Guerra Thompson

University of Houston Law Center

UH Law Foundation Professor of Law and Criminal Justice Institute Director

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77204-6060

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?: Reconsidering Uncorroborated Eyewitness Identification Testimony

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 41, 2008, U of Houston Law Center No. 2008-A-06
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 18 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2008
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 378 (47,125)
Citation 2

Abstract:

corroborating evidence, eyewitness identification, police line-ups, innocence

2.

Judicial Blindness to Eyewitness Misidentification

Marquette Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Houston Law Center No. 2009-A-35
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Dec 2009
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 280 (60,879)

Abstract:

Criminal procedure, Police, Eyewitness identification, Evidence, Investigations, Due process, State appellate courts, Mistaken identification, Wrongful conviction, Exoneration Innocence, Reliability

3.

The White-Collar Police Force: "Duty to Report" Statutes in Criminal Law

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 11, 2002
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 24 Mar 2009
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 245 (88,125)

Abstract:

White collar crime, Reporting duties, Duty to report, Child abuse, Elder abuse, Financial crimes, Environmental crimes, Good Samaritan laws, Public Welfare offenses

4.

Eyewitness Identifications and State Courts as Guardians Against Wrongful Conviction

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, University of Houston Law Center No. 2010-A-1
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 04 Jan 2010
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 141 (160,269)

Abstract:

Criminal procedure, Police, Eyewitness identification, Evidence, Investigations, Due process, State appellate courts, Mistaken identification, Wrongful conviction, Exoneration, Innocence, Reliability

5.

Judicial Gatekeeping of Police-Generated Witness Testimony

U of Houston Law Center No. 2011-A-8
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 136 (163,940)

Abstract:

Wrongful Convictions, Eyewitness Identification, Custodial Interrogation, Confessions, Jailhouse Informant, Evidence, Due Process

6.

What Price Justice? The Importance of Costs to Eyewitness Identification Reform

Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 41, 2008, U of Houston Law Center No. 2009-A-10
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 14 Feb 2009
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 122 (144,157)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Eyewitness Identification, Innocence reform, Due process, Department of Justice, Wrongful conviction

7.

Saving Miranda: How Seibert and Patane Failed to 'Save' Miranda

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 40, p. 645, 2006, U of Houston Law Center No. 2006-A-09
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 May 2006
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 122 (187,437)

Abstract:

Miranda v. Arizona, Miranda warning, custodial interrogation, Missouri v. Seibert, United States v. Patane, Supreme Court

8.

Speech: Latinas and Their Families in Detention: The Growing Intersection of Immigration Law and Criminal Law

William & Mary Journal of Women and the Law, Vol. 14, 2008, U of Houston Law Center, No. 2008-A-07
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 18 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2008
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 121 (189,743)

Abstract:

immigration law, criminal law, immigration detention, immigration offenses

9.

DOJ's Attack on Federal Judicial Leniency, the Supreme Court's Response, and the Future of Criminal Sentencing

U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Susan R. Klein and Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Texas School of Law and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 113 (198,266)

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10.

Immigration Law and Long-Term Residents: A Missing Chapter in American Criminal Law

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2008, U of Houston Law Center No. 2008-A-08
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 18 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2008
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 104 (207,412)
Citation 2

Abstract:

immigration law, criminal law, immigration offenses

11.

The Booker Project: The Future of Federal Sentencing

Houston Law Review, Vol. 43, 2006, U of Houston Law Center Paper No. 2006-A-06
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 16 May 2006
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 89 (231,054)
Citation 2

Abstract:

federal sentencing guidelines, United States v. Booker, mandatory sentencing, advisory sentencing, due process, jury sentencing, sentencing commission, sentencing reform

12.

Daubert Gatekeeping for Eyewitness Identifications

Southern Methodist University Law Review, 2012, U of Houston Law Center No. 2012-A-9
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 27 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2012
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 75 (240,977)

Abstract:

wrongful convictions, evidence, eyewitness identification, jury trials, trial judge

13.

Building the Infrastructure for 'Justice Through Science': The Texas Model

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 119, 2016
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 11 May 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson and Nicole B. Casarez
University of Houston Law Center and University of St. Thomas
Downloads 0 (284,743)

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14.

Do Prosecutors Really Matter?: A Proposal to Ban One-Sided Bail Hearings

44 Hofstra Law Review 1161 (2016), U of Houston Law Center No. 2016-A-22
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 03 Nov 2016
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 0 (286,972)

Abstract:

Bail, Prosecutors, Prosecutorial Ethics, Pretrial Detention, Plea Bargaining, Right to Counsel, Indigent defense, appointment of counsel