Anna Offit

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

P.O. Box 750116

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

14

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Scholarly Papers (14)

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Prosecuting in the Shadow of the Jury

113 Northwestern University Law Review 1071 (2019), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 437
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2019
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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juries, trials, legal profession, legal ethics, prosecutors, lay participation, criminal procedure, criminal law, legal anthropology, empirical legal studies

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Race-Conscious Jury Selection

82 Ohio St. L.J. 1 (2021, Forthcoming), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 467
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Jury selection - United States, race discrimination, jurors, criminal procedure, Batson v. Kentucky

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Review Essay: Giving Life to the Death Penalty

PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, December, 2016.
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Capital Punishment, Lethal Injection, Criminal Justice, Death Penalty, Punishment, Dignity

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Benevolent Exclusion

Wash. L. Rev. (2021 Forthcoming), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 490
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 03 Nov 2020 Last Revised: 25 May 2021
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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discrimination, poverty, juries, litigation, democracy, criminal procedure, race discrimination, poverty law, prosecution, judicial discretion, defense attorneys

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Religious Convictions

101 N.C. L. Rev. __ (Forthcoming), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 535
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Mar 2022 Last Revised: 14 Mar 2022
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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religion, juries, discrimination, race, exclusion, 14th Amendment, antidiscrimination law, state courts, federal courts, voir dire, criminal law, criminal trials, trial strategy, prosecutors, defense attorneys, legal profession, empirical legal studies, legal anthropology

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Dismissing the Jury: Mixed Courts and Lay Participation in Norway

This is a pre-print version of a chapter accepted for publication in JURIES, LAY JUDGES, AND MIXED COURTS: A GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE, (Shari Diamond, Valerie Hans, Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovic, Nancy Marder, eds.) Cambridge University Press (May 2021 Forthcoming) , SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 500
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Mar 2021
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Lay participation, Lay judges, Jury trials, Mixed court, Criminal justice system, Criminal procedure, Norway, Rape prosecutions, Ethnographic research

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The Character of Jury Exclusion

106 Minnesota Law Review (Forthcoming), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 523
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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jurors, jury selection process, bias, voir dire, character evidence, courts

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The Jury Is Out: An Ethnographic Study of Lay Participation in the Norwegian Legal System

41 PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review 231 (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Lay Participation, Legal Change, Norway, Jury System, Legal Profession

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Peer Review: Navigating Uncertainty in the United States Jury System

6 UC Irvine Law Review 169 (2016)
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 30 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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juries, trial strategy, legal profession, prosecutorial ethics, lay participation, jury trial, criminal justice, criminal law

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With Jurors in Mind: An Ethnographic Study of Prosecutors’ Narratives

This is a draft. Final version is published in Law, Culture and the Humanities, 2017. DOI/10.1177/1743872117717426
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 23 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 06 Sep 2019
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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legal profession, prosecutors, narrative, lay participation, legal technique, prosecutorial discretion, ethics

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Playing by the Rule: How ABA Model Rule 8.4(g) Can Regulate Jury Exclusion

89 Fordham L. Rev. 1257 (2021), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 485
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 12 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2021
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Legal ethics, Discrimination, Misconduct, Juries, Trials, Legal Profession, Criminal Law, Judges, Prosecutors, ABA Model Rule 8.4(g), Professional Responsibility

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Antidiscrimination Law Through a Sociolegal Lens

73 Alabama Law Review 4 (2022), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 543
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 14 Apr 2022
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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sociolegal research, empirical legal research, antidiscrimination, juries, race, prosecutors, trial strategy, legal profession, anti-racism, anthropology, jury exclusion

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Storied Justice: The Narrative Strategies of U.S. Federal Prosecutors

This is a draft for a chapter published in The Emerald Handbook of Narrative Criminology, (Fleetwood, J., Presser, L., Sandberg, S., & Ugelvik, T., eds.), Emerald Publishing Limited, 2019, pp. 45-62. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-78769-005-920191008, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 504
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2021
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Ethnography, Antropology, Procecutors, Legal profession, Narrative criminology, Law and society

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Challenges of Comparative Jury Research: A Norwegian Case Study (Utfordringer ved komparative juryundersøkelser: Tilfellet Norge)

Tidsskrift for Strafferett, Vol. 19, No. 1, 2019, DOI: 10.18261/ISSN.0809-9537-2019-01-02 , SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 439
Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Anna Offit
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

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lay participation, criminal procedure, jury reform - Norway, criminal law - Norway, legal profession, ethnographic research