Alafair S. Burke

Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law

121 Hofstra University

Hempstead, NY 11549

United States

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Prosecutorial Passion, Cognitive Bias, and Plea Bargaining

Marquette Law Review, Symposium, 2007, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-31
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 04 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Cognitive bias, bounded rationality, behavioral economics, plea bargaining, negotiation, prosecutorial discretion, prosecutorial decisionmaking

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Improving Prosecutorial Decision Making: Some Lessons of Cognitive Science

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 47
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 26 Apr 2005
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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prosecutorial discretion, prosecutorial decision making, prosecutorial misconduct, Brady, law and psychology

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I Got the Shotgun: Reflections on The Wire, Prosecutors and Omar Little

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-33
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Prosecutorial Discretion, The Wire, Policing, Law And Literature, Television

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Rational Actors, Self-Defense, and Duress: Making Sense, Not Syndromes, Out of the Battered Woman

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 1, December 2002
Number of pages: 117 Posted: 04 May 2002
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Downloads 467 (55,164)
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battered woman syndrome, defenses, self-defense, duress, coercion, necessity, domestic violence

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Talking About Prosecutors

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, p. 2119, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-38
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Sep 2010
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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prosecutors, cognitive bias, ethics, wrongful convictions

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Domestic Violence as a Crime of Pattern and Intent: An Alternative Reconceptualization

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 75, 2007, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-5
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Feb 2007
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Downloads 319 (85,913)
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domestic violence, battering, motive

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Neutralizing Cognitive Bias: An Invitation to Prosecutors

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Forthcoming, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-4
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 16 Feb 2007
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
Downloads 288 (96,202)
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prosecutorial discretion, cognitive bias, wrongful convictions, innocence claims, bounded rationality

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Got a Warrant?: Breaking Bad and the Fourth Amendment

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Fourth Amendment, searches, seizures, criminal procedure, pop culture, television, Breaking Bad, pedagogy

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Revisiting Prosecutorial Disclosure

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-11
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2008
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Hofstra

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Book Review: Equality, Objectivity, and Neutrality - Murder and the Reasonable Man: Passion and Fear in the Criminal Courtroom (by Cynthia Lee)

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 103, 2005
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 13 Sep 2004
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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reasonableness, battered woman syndrome, defenses, provocation, self-defense

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Unpacking New Policing: Confessions of a Former Neighborhood District Attorney

Washington Law Review, Vol. 78, p.985, 2003
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 12 Nov 2003 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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void for vagueness, police discretion, social norms, community policing, criminal procedure

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Prosecutorial Agnosticism

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, No. 79, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 21 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2012
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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prosecutors, cognitive bias, ethics, wroungful conictions, law and psychology

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The Community Prosecutor: Questions of Professional Discretion

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 285, 2012, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-14
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Alafair S. Burke and Bruce A. Green
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Fordham University School of Law
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Prosecutors, prosecutorial discretion, ethics, professional responsibility, community justice, community prosecution

14.

Prosecution (is) Complex

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-08
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Prosecutors, prosecutorial discretion, ethics, professional responsibility, wrongful convictions

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Why Fiction?

New England Law Review, 2017, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 28 Nov 2017
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Classroom Storytelling

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 3, p. 1, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 17 May 2010
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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When Family Matters

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 119, p. 1210, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-16
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 06 May 2010
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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family, criminal law, policing, prosecution

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Prosecutors and Peremptories

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 1467, 2012, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 12-13
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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Prosecutors, prosecutorial discretion, Batson, jury selection, racial discrimination, professional responsibility, cognitive bias

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Consent Searches and Fourth Amendment Reasonableness

67 Fla. L. Rev. 509 (2015), Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-15
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Alafair S. Burke
Hofstra University - Maurice A. Deane School of Law
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consent searches, Fourth Amendment