Paul G. Cassell

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Professor of Law

383 S. University Street

Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

42

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“  papers about how to improve our nation's criminal justice system, including ways to give crime victims more rights in the process and ensure the safety of our communities.  ”

Scholarly Papers (42)

1.

What Caused the 2016 Chicago Homicide Spike? An Empirical Examination of the 'ACLU Effect' and the Role of Stop and Frisks in Preventing Gun Violence

2018 University of Illinois Law Review __ (forthcoming), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 252
Number of pages: 102 Posted: 27 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 13 Apr 2018
Paul G. Cassell and Richard Fowles
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - College of Social & Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
Downloads 1,679 (8,971)

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The Guilty and the "Innocent": An Examination of Alleged Cases of Wrongful Conviction from False Confessions

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 17 May 1999
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 946 (21,553)
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The Guilty and the 'Innocent': An Examination of Alleged Cases of Wrongful Conviction from False Confessions

Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 22, Spring 1999
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 19 May 1999 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 536 (46,972)
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In Defense of the Death Penalty

IACJ Journal, Summer 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 27 Nov 2012
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 1,388 (12,230)
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Police Interrogation in the 1990s: An Empirical Study of the Effects of Miranda

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 839, 1996
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Paul G. Cassell and Bret S. Hayman
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 723 (32,031)
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victim, crime victim, impact statement, criminal justice, sentencing

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Mandatory Minimalism

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, p. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 83 Posted: 09 Oct 2010
Erik Luna and Paul G. Cassell
Washington and Lee University - School of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 321 (87,532)

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Sentencing, Criminal Justice, Mandatory Minimums

Mandatory Minimalism

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 5, Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Erik Luna and Paul G. Cassell
Washington and Lee University - School of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 273 (104,490)

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In Defense of Victim Impact Statements

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 6, No. 611, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Sep 2009
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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victim, crime victim, victim impact statement, criminal justice, sentencing, restitution

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Victim Impact Statements and Ancillary Harm: The American Perspective

Canadian Criminal Law Review, Vol. 15, p. 149, 2011
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 May 2011
Paul G. Cassell and Edna Erez
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 339 (82,834)

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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statements, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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Treating Crime Victims Fairly: Integrating Victims into the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure

Utah Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 08-18
Number of pages: 110 Posted: 01 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 276 (103,764)
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Crime Victim's Rights, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Crime Victims

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The Case for Full Restitution for Child Pornography Victims

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 27
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 May 2013 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2013
Paul G. Cassell, James Marsh and Jeremy Christiansen
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Marsh Law Firm PLLC and Independent
Downloads 243 (118,551)

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The Statute that Time Forgot: 18 U.S.C. ? 3501 and the Overhauling of Miranda

Number of pages: 77 Posted: 02 Nov 1999
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 221 (129,889)
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The Statute that Time Forgot: 18 U.S.C. ? 3501 and the Overhauling of Miranda

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 85, November 1999
Posted: 03 Nov 1999
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

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Barbarians at the Gates? A Reply to the Critics of the Victims' Rights Amendment

Utah Law Review, 1999
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 15 Sep 1999
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 220 (130,864)
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Too Severe?: A Defense of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (And a Critique of Federal Mandatory Minimums)

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 56, p. 1017, 2004
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 209 (137,328)
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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statement, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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Miranda’s Social Costs: An Empirical Reassessment

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 2, 1996
Number of pages: 113 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 207 (138,626)
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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statement, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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Overstating America's Wrongful Conviction Rate? Reassessing the Conventional Wisdom About the Prevalence of Wrongful Convictions

60 Ariz. L. Rev. 815 (2018), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 291
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Crime Victims’ Rights During Criminal Investigations? Applying the Crime Victims’ Rights Act Before Criminal Charges Are Filed

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 26
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 10 May 2013 Last Revised: 04 Jun 2013
Paul G. Cassell and Nathanael Mitchell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 174 (162,543)

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Still Handcuffing the Cops? A Review of Fifty Years of Empirical Evidence of Miranda's Harmful Effects on Law Enforcement

97 Bost. U.L. Rev. 685 (2017), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 222
Number of pages: 164 Posted: 13 Jul 2017 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2017
Paul G. Cassell and Richard Fowles
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - College of Social & Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
Downloads 164 (171,228)

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Miranda, police interrogation, police questioning, confessions, clearance rates, confession rates, false confessions

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Crime Victims' Rights

Academy for Justice: A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 224
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 25 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2017
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 161 (173,822)
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Victims, Crime Victims, Crime Victims' Rights, Marsy's Law, Dr. Henry Nicholas, Constitutional Amendment, Presidents Task Force on Victims of Crime

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Freeing the Guilty without Protecting the Innocent: Some Skeptical Observations on Proposed 'Innocence' Procedures

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2013
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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The Victims' Rights Amendment: A Sympathetic, Clause-by-Clause Analysis

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Nov 2012
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Protecting Crime Victims in Federal Appellate Courts: The Need to Broadly Construe the Crime Victims' Rights Act's Mandamus Provisions

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 87, 2010
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 121 (218,826)

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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statement, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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The Crime Victim's Right to Attend the Trial: The Reascendant National Consensus

Lewis & Clark Law Review, Vol. 9, p. 481, 2005, U of Utah Legal Studies Paper No. 05-33
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Nov 2005
Douglas Evan Beloof and Paul G. Cassell
Lewis and Clark Law School and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 119 (221,504)

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Full Restitution for Child Pornography Victims: The Supreme Court's Paroline Decision and the Need for a Congressional Response

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, 2015, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 149
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2017
Paul G. Cassell and James Marsh
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Marsh Law Firm PLLC
Downloads 98 (254,032)

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Protecting the Innocent from False Confessions and Lost Confessions – And from Miranda

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 88, No. 2, 1998
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 95 (259,253)
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victim, crime victim, impact statement, criminal justice, sentencing

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Handcuffing the Cops? A Thirty Year Perspective on Miranda’s Effects on Law Enforcement

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 1055, April 1998
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 May 2011
Paul G. Cassell and Richard Fowles
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - College of Social & Behavioral Sciences - Department of Economics
Downloads 92 (264,731)
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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statements, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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Recognizing Victims in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure: Proposed Amendments in Light of the Crime Victims’ Rights Act

Brigham Young University Law Review, 2005
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 13 May 2011
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 91 (266,533)
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victim, crime victim, impact statement, criminal justice, sentencing

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The Crime Victim's Expanding Role in a System of Public Prosecution: A Response to the Critics of the Crime Victims' Rights Act

Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 105, No. 164, 2010, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 28
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 28 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2013
Paul G. Cassell and Steven Joffee
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Gamble v. U.S.: Brief of Amici Curiae Law Professors in Support of Petitioner

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 280
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Stuart Banner and Paul G. Cassell
UCLA School of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 76 (297,318)

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Dual Sovereignty, Double Jeopardy, Constitution

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Can We Protect the Innocent without Freeing the Guilty? Thoughts on Innocence Reforms That Avoid Harmful Tradeoffs

Wrongful Convictions and the DNA Revolution: Twenty-Five Years of Freeing the Innocent (ed. Daniel Medwed), Cambridge University Press (2017), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 225
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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innocence, wrongful convictions, tradeoffs, false confessions, exclusionary rule

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Bucklew v. Precythe : Brief of Arizona Voice for Crime Victims, Inc., and Melissa Sanders as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 279
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Paul G. Cassell, Allyson N. Ho, Daniel Nowicki and Daniel Chen
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Downloads 71 (308,969)

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Capital Punishment, Crime Victims Rights, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Death Penalty

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All Benefits, No Costs: The Grand Illusion of Miranda’s Defenders

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 3, 1996
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Aug 2011
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 70 (311,391)
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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statement, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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What’s Wrong with Democracy? A Critique of ‘The Supreme Court and the Politics of Death’

Virginia Law Review In Brief, Vol. 94, pp. 65-74, 2008
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 May 2011
Paul G. Cassell and Joshua Marquis
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Clatsop County District Attorney's Office
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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statements, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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Tradeoffs Between Wrongful Convictions and Wrongful Acquittals: Understanding and Avoiding the Risks

Seton Hall Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 278
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 15 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Wrongful Conviction, Wrongful Acquittal, Burden of Proof, Criminal Justice, Criminal Justice Reform

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State of Arizona v. Guy James Goodman: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Arizona Supreme Court

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 288
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 30 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Chicago - Law School, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and Services Group of America
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The Paths Not Taken: The Supreme Court's Failures in Dickerson

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 99, 2001
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 45 (383,726)
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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statements, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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Crime Shouldn’t Pay: A Proposal to Create an Effective and Constitutional Federal Anti-Profiting Statute

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 2, December 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Feb 2013
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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victim, crime victim, impact statement, criminal justice, sentencing

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Evidence of Repeated Acts of Rape and Child Molestation: Reforming Utah Law to Permit the Propensity Inference

Utah Law Review, 1998
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 15 Jul 2011
Paul G. Cassell and Evan S. Strassberg
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Victim, Crime Victim, Impact Statements, Criminal Justice, Sentencing

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Point/Counterpoint on the Miranda Decision: Should It Be Replaced or Retained?

Utah Bar Journal Vol. 31 No. 5 (2018), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 287
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Paul G. Cassell and Amos N. Guiora
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Downloads 32 (433,274)

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Miranda, Miranda v. Arizona, Police interrogation, Police questioning, Videotaping police, Clearance rates, Chief Justice Warren

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Jurisdiction-Specific Wrongful Conviction Rate Estimates: The North Carolina and Utah Examples

60 Ariz. L. Rev. 891 (2018), University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 290
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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Protecting Taxpayers and Crime Victims: The Case for Restricting Utah's Preliminary Hearings to Felony Offenses

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2011, No. 4, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 21 Nov 2012
Paul G. Cassell and Thomas Goodwin
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
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In Re: Petition for Appointment of a Prosecutor Pro Tempore by Jane Doe 1, Jane Doe 2, Jane Doe 3, and Jane Doe 4 : Petition for Appointment of Prosecutor Pro Tempore

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 289
Number of pages: 175 Posted: 24 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2018
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law, Utah Crime Victims' Legal Clinic, Utah Crime Victims' Legal Clinic, Defense Advisory Committee on Investigation, Prosecution, and Defense or Sexual Assault in the Armed Forces (DAC-IPAD), Ferbrache Law, PLLC and Strong & Hanni
Downloads 16 (515,741)

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State of Montana v. Ronald Dwight Tipton: On Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court of the State of Montana

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Nov 2018
Marci A. Hamilton, Paul G. Cassell and Leslie C. Griffin
Cardozo Law School, University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Downloads 2 (597,771)

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Statues of Limitations, DNA Evidence, Child Sex Abuse, Ex Post Facto Clause

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The Statute that Time Forgot: 18 U.S.C. § 3501 and the Overhauling of Miranda

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, October 1999
Posted: 29 Apr 2003
Paul G. Cassell
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

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