Eric S. Janus

Mitchell Hamline School of Law

Professor

875 Summit Ave

St. Paul, MN Minnesota 55105-3076

United States

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

Forensic Use of Actuarial Risk Assessment with Sex Offenders: Accuracy, Admissibility and Accountability

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 40, 2003
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Eric S. Janus and Robert A. Prentky
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Justice Resource Institute - Research Department
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Sexually Violent Predators in the Courtroom: Science on Trial

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 50, Psychology, Policy, and Law, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 13 Oct 2006
Justice Resource Institute - Research Department, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, University of Toronto - Law & Mental Health Program - Department of Psychiatry, Justice Resource Institute and Harvard Medical School
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sexual violence, sexual predators, actuarial risk assessment, risk, science, forensic psychology

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The Preventive State, Terrorists and Sexual Predators: Countering the Threat of a New Outsider Jurisprudence

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 16 Mar 2005
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Failure to Protect: America's Sexual Predator Laws and the Rise of the Preventive State

Eric Janus, FAILURE TO PROTECT: AMERICA'S SEXUAL PREDATOR LAWS AND THE RISE OF THE PREVENTIVE STATE, Cornell University Press, 2006, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 51
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 12 Oct 2006
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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sexual violence, sexual predators, actuarial risk assessment, risk, science, forensic psychology

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Sexual Predator Laws: A Two-Decade Retrospective

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 21, No. 2, 2008, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 115
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Apr 2009
Eric S. Janus and Robert A. Prentky
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Justice Resource Institute - Research Department
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SVP, sexually violent predator, as-applied invalidation, abstention doctrine, fact-deference doctrine, constitutional law, substantive due process, sex crimes, habeas corpus, right to treatment

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Closing Pandora's Box: Sexual Predators and the Politics of Sexual Violence

William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 7
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Apr 2005
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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M. v. Germany: The European Court of Human Rights Takes a Critical Look at Preventive Detention

Forthcoming, Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 29, No. 3, 2013, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2012-03
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2015
Eric S. Janus, Shawn Alexander and Leah Graf
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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preventative detention, comparative law, Germany, European Union, Human Rights, Euopean Court of Human Rights, international law

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'Don't Think of a Predator': Changing Frames for Better Sexual Violence Prevention

Sex Offender Law Report, Vol. 8, No. 6, pp. 81-96, 2007, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 90
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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sexual violence, predators, rape, sexually violent person, Megan's Law, criminal law, public policy

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Substantive Due Process and the Involuntary Confinement of Sexually Violent Predators

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 2, Winter 2003
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 22 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2008
Eric S. Janus and Wayne A. Logan
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Florida State University - College of Law
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A Crooked Picture: Re-Framing the Problem of Child Sexual Abuse

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 1, 2009, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Eric S. Janus and Emily A. Polachek
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Child sexual abuse, sexual predator laws, recidivism, sexual offenders, child molesters, child abuse, preventative legislation, rape myths, sexual violence, rape law, moral panic, civil commitment, registration laws, notification laws, residential restrictions, Jacob Wetterling Act, Megan's Law

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An End-Game for Sexually Violent Predator Laws: As-Applied Invalidation

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 6, No. 25, 2008, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 108
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2009
Eric S. Janus and Brad C. Bolin
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Morris Transportation
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SVP, sexually violent predator, as-applied invalidation, abstention doctrine, fact-deference doctrine,constitutional law, substantive due process; sex crimes, habeas corpus,right to treatment

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Plausible Answers and Affirmative Defenses

The United States Law Week, Vol. 79, No. 2271, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 04 Apr 2011
Eric S. Janus and Thomas Tinkham
Mitchell Hamline School of Law and Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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pleadings, affirmative defenses, Rule 8(a), Twombly, Iqbal, notice pleading, civil procedure, plausibility, federal rules, litigation

13.

William Mitchell College of Law’s Hybrid Program for J.D. Study: Answering the Call for Innovation

Originally published in The Bar Examiner, Vol. 83, No. 3 (September 2014), pp. 28-36., William Mitchell College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper Series Paper No. 2014-03
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2015
Eric S. Janus, Gregory M. Duhl and Simon Canick
Mitchell Hamline School of Law, William Mitchell College of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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legal education, law school, technology, educational technology

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Minnesota’s Sex Offender Commitment Program: Would an Empirically-Based Prevention Policy Be More Effective?

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2003
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Dec 2009
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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sex offender, Minnesota commitment laws, sexual violence laws, sexual violence protection, sexual offender commitment, empirical study

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Foreshadowing the Future of Kansas v. Hendricks: Lessons from Minnesota’s Sex Offender Commitment Litigation

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 92, 1998
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Oct 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Kansas v. Hendricks, sex offender, civil commitment, preventative detention, constitutional limits on criminal law, principled narrow exception test, control incapacity, substantive due process, In re Linehan (II)

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Preventing Sexual Violence: Setting Principled Constitutional Boundaries on Sex Offender Commitments

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 72, 1996
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 28 Jun 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Sex offenders, civil commitment, constitutional law, liberty, police powers, sex crimes, criminal law

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Sex Offender Commitments: Debunking the Official Narrative and Revealing the Rules-in-Use

Stanford Law and Policy Review, Vol. 8, p. 71, 1997
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 May 2011
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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sex offenders, sex offender commitment, state supreme courts, criminal procedure, In re Linehan, State ex rei. Pearson v. Probate Court, In re Blodgett

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The Use of Social Science and Medicine in Sex Offender Commitment

New England Journal on Criminal and Civil Confinement, Vol. 23, 1997
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 30 Oct 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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civil commitment, sex offenders, sexual assault

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Clinical Teaching at William Mitchell College of Law: Values, Pedagogy, and Perspective

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2003
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Dec 2009
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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clinical legal education, law school, legal clinics, clinical education, teaching

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Hendricks and the Future of Sex Offender Commitment Laws

Developments in Mental Health Law, Vol. 18, Nos. 1 & 2, p. 1, 1988, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Nov 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Sex-Offender, Civil Commitment, Systematized Risk Assessment, Kansas v. Hendricks, Mental Disorder, in re Linehan, Young v. Weston

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AIDS and the Law: Setting and Evaluating Threshold Standards for Coercive Public Health Intervention

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 14, 1988, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1988-04
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Mar 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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HIV, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, Public Health Law, Quarantine, Minnesota Quarantine, Last Resort Principle

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A Memorial to Bernie Becker

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 17, pp. 410-413, 1991, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1991-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 26 Feb 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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William Mitchell, Bernie Becker, Legal Aid Society

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'Forward' in Recent Developments in Minnesota Law

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 4, p. 1243, 2008
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Dec 2009
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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introduction, Minnesota law

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Diversity Work: Risky and Rewarding

SALT Equalizer, Vol. 5, December 1994
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Sep 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Diversity, legal education, Minnesota

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Clinics and Contextual Integration: Helping Students Put the Pieces Back Together Again

William Mitchell Law Review, Vol. 16, 1990, William Mitchell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1990-02
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Feb 2010
Eric S. Janus
Mitchell Hamline School of Law
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Law school, legal practice, legal instruction, legal education, William Mitchell, legal practicum, law practice, legal clinics