Sandra Guerra Thompson

University of Houston Law Center

Newell H. Blakely Chair

4604 Calhoun Road

Houston, TX 77204-6060

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (24)

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 520 (58,270)

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

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

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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 300 (110,796)

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

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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 186 (177,468)

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

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Evading Miranda: How Siebert and Patane Failed to Save Miranda

40 Valparaiso University Law Review 645 (2006), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-29
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Miranda warning, custodial interrogation, coersion

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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 163 (199,051)

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

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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 160 (202,271)

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

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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
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immigration law, criminal law, immigration detention, immigration offenses

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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
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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
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immigration law, criminal law, immigration offenses

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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 101 (286,938)

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

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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 97 (294,623)
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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 92 (304,805)

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

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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 70 (358,299)

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

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Three Transformative Ideals to Build a Better Crime Lab

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 4, 2018, U of Houston Law Center Forthcoming
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 09 Oct 2018
Nicole B. Casarez and Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of St. Thomas and University of Houston Law Center
Downloads 69 (361,091)
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Solving Daubert’s Dilemma for the Forensic Sciences Through Blind Testing

57 Houston Law Review 617 (2020), U of Houston Law Center No. 2020-A-3
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Apr 2020
Sandra Guerra Thompson and Nicole B. Casarez
University of Houston Law Center and University of St. Thomas
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forensic science, crime laboratories, Daubert, scientific evidence, blind testing, proficiency testing, scientific validity, evidence, rules of evidence, scientific reliability, admissibility

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Myth of Dual Sovereignty: Multijurisdictional Drug Law Enforcement and Double Jeopardy

73 North Carolina Law Review 1159 (1995), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-24
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Prosecution, Dual Sovereignty, Double Jeopardy, Fifth Amendment

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Voting Rights and the Constitution: The Disenfranchisement of Non-English Speaking Citizens

97 Yale Law Journal 1419 (1988), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-21
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Voting Rights, Equal Rights, Fourteenth Amendment

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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Accommodating the Fifth Amendment Privilege in Civil Forfeiture Cases

15 Georgia State University Law Review 555 (1999), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-26
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Civil Forfeiture, Criminal Prosecution, Immunity, Fifth Amendment

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Family Values?: The Family as an Innocent Victim of Civil Drug Asset Forfeiture

81 Cornell Law Review 343 (1996), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-25
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Drug Crimes, Civil Forfeiture, Familial Relations, Family Privacy

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Apprendi's Unanswered Question: Is Failure to Charge an Element in an Indictment a Jurisdictional Error?

37 Criminal Law Bulletin 602 (2001), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-28
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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federal drug cases, indictment, jurisdictional error, sentencing

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Reconciling Federal Asset Forfeitures and Drug Offense Sentencing

78 Minnesota Law Review 805 (1994), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-23
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Civil Forfeiture, Sentencing, Drug Offenders

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Domestic Drug Interdiction Operations: Finding the Balance

82 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 1109 (1992), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-22
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Criminal Law, Police Tactics, Criminal Investigation, Fourth Amendment

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The Non-Discrimination Ideal of Hernandez v. Texas Confronts a Culture of Discrimination: The Amazing Story of Miller-El v. Texas

25 Chicano-Latino Law Review 97 (2005), U of Houston Law Center No. 2017-A-27
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 Nov 2017
Sandra Guerra Thompson
University of Houston Law Center
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Juries, Racial Discrimination, Peremptory Strikes, Voir Dire