Andrew E. Taslitz

American University - Washington College of Law

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Promoting Accuracy in the Use of Confession Evidence: An Argument for Pretrial Reliability Assessments to Prevent Wrongful Convictions

85 Temple Law Review 759 (2013), Univ. of San Francisco Law Research Paper No. 2013-12, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 13-03
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 12 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2013
University of San Francisco - School of Law, Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law - Innocence Project, Northwestern University - School of Law, Bluhm Legal Clinic and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 268 (60,113)

Abstract:

wrongful conviction, false confession, police contamination, criminal procedure, criminal law, constitutional law, evidence, federal rules of evidence, reliability

2.

Willfully Blinded: On Date Rape and Self-Deception

Harvard Journal of Law & Gender, Vol. 28, pp. 381-446, 2005
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Aug 2005
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 258 (91,668)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Rape, Self-Deception, Sexual Assault, Criminal Negligence

3.

What is Probable Cause, and Why Should We Care? The Costs, Benefits, and Meaning of Individualized Suspicion

Law & Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 247 (56,410)

Abstract:

probable cause, reasonable suspicion, Fourth Amendment, fair price theory, Safford, storytelling theory, individualized suspicion, equity, transparency, accountability, spurious, nonspurious, generalization, individualize, individualization, particularize, costs, benefits, character, stop, frisk

4.

Police are People Too: Cognitive Obstacles to, and Opportunities for, Police Getting the Individualized Suspicion Judgment Right

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, p. 7, 2010
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 11 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2010
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 212 (78,301)

Abstract:

search, seizure, Fourth Amendment, cognition, biases, attribution, error, explanation, warrant, reasonable suspicion, probable cause, unconscious, conscious

5.

The Expressive Fourth Amendment: Rethinking the Good Faith Exception to the Exclusionary Rule

Mississippi Law Journal, 2007
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 28 Aug 2006
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 205 (115,744)

Abstract:

Good faith, exclusionary rule, Fourth Amendment, search and seizure, corporate criminal liability, expressive function, police entity liability

6.

Forgetting Freud: The Courts' Fear of the Subconscious in Date Rape (and Other) Cases

Number of pages: 63 Posted: 18 Jul 2006
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 155 (147,807)

Abstract:

Subconscious, unconscious, cognitve, rape, sexual assault, social science, experts, freud, responsibility, culpability, memes, democratic

7.

Why Did Tinkerbell Get Off so Easy?: The Roles of Imagination and Social Norms in Excusing Human Weakness

Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 419, 2009
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 26 Dec 2010
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 128 (135,491)

Abstract:

Excuses, Compassion, Sympathy, Partial Excuses, Complete Excuses, Mitigation, Murder, Empathy, Tinkerbell, Peter Pan, Institutional Choice, Juries, Jury, Judge, Judges, Social Norms, Norms, Disgust, Empirical Desert, Sympathy Entrepreneurs

8.

The Incautious Media, Free Speech, and the Unfair Trial: Why Prosecutors Need More Realistic Guidance in Dealing with the Press

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 62, No. 5, 2011
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jun 2011
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 115 (157,656)

Abstract:

free speech, fair trial, First Amendment, media, cognitive bias, self-rule, autonomy, empathy, condemnation, stigma, technology, status, group, ABA Standards, net-reading, jury, stigma, morality play, governing, voice

9.

Racial Blindsight: The Absurdity of Color-Blind Criminal Justice

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Aug 2007
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 94 (211,224)
Citation 1

Abstract:

blind, blindsight, sight, race, racial bias, subconscious bias, discrimination, Einstein, hate crimes, integration, facial profiling, racial profiling, death penalty, racial impact, racial impact statements

10.

Eyewitness Identification, Democratic Deliberation, and the Politics of Science

Cardozo Public Law, Policy and Ethics Journal, Vol. 4, p. 271, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Jul 2006
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 93 (216,979)

Abstract:

eyewitness, democratic, deliberation, reform, innocence, politics, institutions, prosecutors, police, lineups, photospreads, criminal justice commissions, criminal justice coordinating councils

11.

Wrongly Accused Redux: How Race Contributes to Convicting the Innocent - The Informants Example

Southwestern University Law Review, 2008
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 87 (148,580)
Citation 3

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12.

Fourth Amendment Federalism and the Silencing of the American Poor

Chicago-Kent Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Feb 2010
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 84 (235,953)

Abstract:

Fourth Amendment, search, seizure, poverty, state legislature, federal legislature, voice, exit, arrest, minor offenses, reasonableness, privacy, representation

13.

Confessing in the Human Voice: A Defense of the Privilege against Self-Incrimination

Number of pages: 95 Posted: 12 Aug 2007
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 82 (234,265)

Abstract:

privilege against self-incrimination, confessions, fifth amendment, privacy, mental privacy, attribution, linguistics, language, voice, metaphor

14.

Prosecuting the Informant Culture

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, p. 1077, 2011
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 May 2011
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 79 (235,953)

Abstract:

prosecutor, ethics, snitches, informants, adversarial system, do-justice adversarialism, modified do-justice adversarialism, medical model, racial discrimination, minority rights, culture, police, social costs

15.

Bullshitting the People: The Criminal Procedure Implications of a Scatalogical Term

Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 39, 2007
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 14 Aug 2007
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 71 (259,684)
Citation 1

Abstract:

bullshit, deception, rights, warnings, people, peoplehood, informed, search and seizure, interrogations, confessions, fourth amendment, fifth amendment, due process

16.

The Star Trek Enrichment Series: An Exploration in Teaching and Learning

Howard Law Journal, Vol. 58, No. 2, 2015, WVU Law Research Paper No. 2015-8, Howard Law Research Paper No. 15-3
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 09 Sep 2015
Andrew E. Taslitz, Okianer Christian Dark and Atiba R. Ellis
American University - Washington College of Law, Howard University School of Law and West Virginia University - College of Law
Downloads 67 (211,224)

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17.

The Rule of Criminal Law: Why Courts and Legislatures Ignore Richard Delgado’s Rotten Social Background

Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 79, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 14 Mar 2012
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 64 (257,708)

Abstract:

rotten social background, comparative liability, corporate criminal liability, excuse, justification, defenses, mens rea, mental state, culpability, rule of law, rule of criminal law, Bazelon, ideology, jury, juries, judges, federalism

18.

Information Overload, Multi-Tasking, and the Socially Networked Jury: Why Prosecutors Should Approach the Media Gingerly

Journal of the Legal Profession, Vol. 37, p. 89, 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2013-08
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2013
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 62 (246,402)

Abstract:

prosecutors, media, fair trial, free press, rumor, jury, high-profile trial, accountability, cognitive science, American Bar Association, rules, prejudice, venue, jury instructions, ethics

19.

The Happy Fourth Amendment: History and the People’s Quest for Constitutional Meaning

Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 43, 2010
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 62 (272,191)

Abstract:

Fourth Amendment, happiness, history, originalism, non-originalism, constitutional interpretation, governance, voice, effective voice, equality

20.

The Criminal Republic: Democratic Breakdown as a Cause of Mass Incarceration

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 9, p. 133, 2011
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 09 Dec 2011
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 59 (274,377)

Abstract:

"mass incarceration," incarceration, deliberation, deliberative, democracy, populist, happiness, social science, liberal market economies, coordinated market economies, crime rates, race, diversity, deliberative polling, voice, effective voice, intrastate, comparative

21.

Judging Jena's DA: The Prosecutor and Racial Esteem

Number of pages: 81 Posted: 24 Sep 2008
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 56 (281,022)
Citation 1

Abstract:

prosecutor, justice, race, jena 6, jena, esteem, economy, retribution, status, medical, ethics, inequality

22.

Reciprocity and the Criminal Responsibility of Corporations

Stetson Law Review, Vol. 41, 2011
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 18 Nov 2011
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 52 (292,626)

Abstract:

corporations, corporate criminal liability, reciprocity, exchange, sentencing

23.

Destroying the Village to Save It: The Warfare Analogy (or Dis-Analogy?) and the Moral Imperative to Address Collateral Consequences

Howard Law Journal, Vol. 54, p. 501, 2011
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jul 2011
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 48 (305,092)

Abstract:

collateral consequences, war on crime, armed warfare, certainty, particularity, reciprocity, lawyering, lawyers, informed choice, indifferent, indifference, evil, innocence, autonomy, exclusion, citizenship, responsibility, Padilla

24.

Reforming the Grand Jury to Protect Privacy in Third Party Records

64 Am. U. L. Rev. 195 (2014)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 10 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Andrew E. Taslitz and Stephen E. Henderson
American University - Washington College of Law and University of Oklahoma College of Law
Downloads 42 (310,342)

Abstract:

fourth amendment, grand jury, subpoena, search

25.

Hypocrisy, Corruption, and Illegitimacy: Why Judicial Integrity Justifies the Exclusionary Rule

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 10, 2013, American University, WCL Research Paper 2013-18
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 May 2013 Last Revised: 07 Aug 2013
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 38 (261,751)

Abstract:

exclusionary rule, Fourth Amendment, hypocrisy, corruption, integrity, judicial integrity, rights, remedies, expressive function, legitimacy, illegitimacy, Fourth Amendment

26.

Temporal Adversarialism, Criminal Justice, and the Rehnquist Court: The Sluggish Life of Political Factfinding

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 94, pp. 1589-1626, 2006
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 17 Jul 2006
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 37 (352,175)
Citation 1

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temporal, adversarialism, Rehnquist, political, jury, adversaries, Crawford, Blakely, Booker

27.

High Expectations and Some Wounded Hopes: The Policy and Politics of a Uniform Statute on Videotaping Custodial Interrogations

Northwestern Journal of Law and Social Policy, Vol. 7, No. 2, Article 6, 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-40
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2012
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 33 (345,765)

Abstract:

interrogation, recording, electronic, law enforcement, police, videotaping, electronic, audio, reliability, accuracy, confession, rulemaking, guideline, civil liability, immunity, accountability, transparency, suppression, exclude, jury, instructions, Miranda, ULC, Uniform Law Commission, cautionary

28.

Search and Seizure History as Conversation: A Reply to Bruce P. Smith

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 6, No. 765, 2009
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 14 Feb 2010
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 33 (355,535)

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Fourth Amendment, constitutional interpretation, conversational approach to history, original intent, conversations, history, rules, lessons, searches, seizures, Reconstruction, framers' intent, the Founding, race

29.

The Slave Power Undead: Criminal Justice Successes and Failures of the Thirteenth Amendment

THE PROMISES OF LIBERTY: THE HISTORY AND CONTEMPORARY RELEVANCE OF THE THIRTEENTH AMENDMENT, Chapter 13, p. 245, Alexander Tsesis, ed., Columbia University Press, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Dec 2010
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 31 (330,489)

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Thirteenth Amendment, Slave Power, Section 2, Chattel Slavery, Slavery, Freedom of Contract, Badges and Incidents, Props, Racial Violence, Psychological Manipulation, Manipulation, Housing Markets, Humiliation

30.

Trying Not to Be Like Sisyphus: Can Defense Counsel Overcome Pervasive Status Quo Bias in the Criminal Justice System?

Number of pages: 73 Posted: 05 Mar 2013
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 26 (384,549)

Abstract:

defense counsel, counsel, prosecutors, judges, right to counsel, Sixth Amendment, status quo, cognitive biases, system justification theory, winners, losers, conservatives, liberals, just world, narrative theory, attribution, availability bias, representativeness bias, naive realism, threat

31.

The People's Peremptory Challenge and Batson: Aiding the People's Voice and Vision Through the Representative Jury

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 1675, 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-41
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Jul 2012
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 18 (397,055)

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Batson, jury, deliberative democracy, ocular democracy, vocal democracy, the People, political participation, Bill of Rights, humbling, humility, scorn, scorning, candor, equality, egalitarianism, event, eventfulness, solidarity, confrontation, gaze, revelation, solidarity, eyes

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Cyber-Surveillance Without Restraint? The Meaning and Social Value of the Probable Cause and Reasonable Suspicion Standards in Governmental Access to Third Party Electronic Records

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 103, No. 839, 2013
Posted: 04 Nov 2013
Andrew E. Taslitz
American University - Washington College of Law

Abstract:

probable cause, reasonable suspicion, individualized suspicion, objective probability, subjective probability, standard of proof, preponderance of evidence, probability, third party doctrine, Standards on Law Enforcement Access to Third Party Records