I. Bennett Capers

Brooklyn Law School

Professor of Law

250 Joralemon Street

Brooklyn, NY 11201

United States

http://www.brooklaw.edu/faculty/directory/facultymember/biography.aspx?id=bennett.capers

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (25)

1.

On Andy Warhol's Electric Chair

California Law Review, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-27
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Dec 2005
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Abstract:

capital punishment, criminal justice, culture, art

2.

Crime, Legitimacy, Our Criminal Network, and the Wire

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, 2011, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-34
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Oct 2010
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Downloads 405 (49,142)

Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, policing, criminology, legitimacy, Rule 609, network theory, The Wire, law and literature, television

3.

The Trial of Bigger Thomas: Race, Gender, and Trespass

Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-24, NYU Review of Law & Social Change, Vol. 31, p. 1, 2006
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 29 Aug 2006
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Downloads 370 (56,520)

Abstract:

law and literature, race, crime

4.

Crime, Surveillance, and Communities

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 320
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 08 Jan 2013
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Downloads 266 (72,283)

Abstract:

Mass surveillance, surveillance cameras, CCTV, Fourth Amendment, United States v. Jones, communities, community policing

5.

Crime, Legitimacy, and Testilying

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 83, 2008, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Apr 2007
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Downloads 259 (86,926)
Citation 3

Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, race, class, legitimacy, testilying, discrimination

6.

Real Rape Too

California Law Review, Vol. 99, 2011, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-09
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2011
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7.

Cross Dressing and the Criminal

Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, Vol. 20, 2008, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-33
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Dec 2007
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Downloads 246 (85,582)

Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, race, gender, class, sexuality, cross dressing, drag, Martha Stewart, O.J. Simpson, McKleskey v. Kemp, Judith Butler, rape

8.

Real Women, Real Rape

60 UCLA L. Rev. 826 (2013), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 295
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 25 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
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Downloads 199 (99,094)

Abstract:

Rape, rape shield laws, expressive message, Rule 412, Rule 413

9.

Crime Music

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 7, No. 1, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 May 2009
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Downloads 186 (114,658)

Abstract:

music , crime control, death penalty, Eighth Amendment, Deterrence

10.

Rethinking the Fourth Amendment: Race, Citizenship, and the Equality Principle

Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Vol. 46, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-15
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 06 May 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jul 2010
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Downloads 173 (110,524)

Abstract:

Fourth Amendment, Citizenship, Race, Racial profiling, Equal protection, Terry stops

11.

Reading Back, Reading Black

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 35, No. 8, p. 101, 2007, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-2
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Jan 2007
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Downloads 156 (143,064)
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Abstract:

race, gender, cultural studies, humanities, literature, jurisprudence, critical race theory, black literary theory, post-colonial theory

12.

The Unintentional Rapist

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 87, 2010, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-25
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 05 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 11 Mar 2010
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Downloads 147 (150,131)

Abstract:

Rape, criminal law, gender, race

13.

On Justitia, Race, Gender, and Blindness

Michigan Journal of Race and Law, Vol. 12, p. 203, 2006, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 07-1
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Jan 2007
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Downloads 147 (132,445)
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Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, race, gender, cultural studies, humanities, art history, literature

14.

Policing, Race, and Place

Harvard Civil Rights- Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Vol. 44, 2008, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-10
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 29 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2015
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Downloads 140 (149,331)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Criminal Law, Law Procedure, Fourth Amendment, Race, Residential Segregation, Social Capital

15.

Notes on Minority Report

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 795, 2009, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-18
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 29 Jul 2009
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Downloads 133 (158,876)
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Abstract:

criminal justice, film, popular culture, cultural studies, cinema, race, gender, law and humanities, cultural analysis of the law

16.

Home Is Where the Crime Is

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 109, 2011, Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-47
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Dec 2010
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Downloads 126 (173,158)

Abstract:

Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Domestic Violence, Family Law, Protective Orders, Divorce, Burglary, Women, Gender

17.

Enron, Doma, and Spousal Privileges: Rethinking the Marriage Plot

81 Fordham L. Rev. __ 2012, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 297
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 04 Oct 2012
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Downloads 50 (301,886)

Abstract:

DOMA, spousal privileges, testimonial privileges, Enron, marriage equality, same-sex marriage

18.

Unsexing the Fourth Amendment

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 855, 2015, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 395
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 24 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2015
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Abstract:

Fourth Amendment, searches and seizures, gender, sex, employment discrimination, strip searches, pat down, stop and frisk, airport searches, prison searches, school searches, race

19.

Reading Michigan v. Bryant, 'Reading' Justice Sotomayor

Yale Law Journal Forum, March 2014, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 378
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Apr 2014
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Downloads 36 (339,370)

Abstract:

Hearsay, Confrontation Clause, testimonial, domestic violence

20.

Chapter 5: Defending Life

Life Without Parole: America's New Death Penalty? (Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. & Austin Sarat eds., NYU Press 2012), Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 323
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Feb 2013
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Downloads 32 (348,947)

Abstract:

Death penalty, life without parole, criminal law, sentencing, three strikes, retribution, deterrence, cruel and unusual punishment, mass incarceration, race

21.

The Prosecutor’s Turn

William & Mary Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 422
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 18 Sep 2015
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Abstract:

plea bargaining, coercion, due process, prosecutorial discretion, race, mass incarceration, guilty pleas, Lafler v. Cooper, Missouri v. Frye

22.

Rape, Truth, and Hearsay

Harvard Journal of Law and Gender, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 477
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 09 Jan 2017
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Abstract:

Rape, Rape Shield Laws, Consent, Narrative Theory, Hearsay, Expressive Message, Rule 412

23.

The Under-Policed

Wake Forest Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 467
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Sep 2016
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Abstract:

Mass Incarceration, Misdemeanors, Marijuana Arrests, Critical Race Theory, Race, White Privilege, Policing, Criminal Justice

24.

Race, Policing, and Technology

North Carolina Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 450
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 23 Apr 2016
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Abstract:

Fourth Amendment, stop-and-frisks, surveillance, technology, critical race theory, race, black lives matter, policing, criminal justice

25.

Policing, Technology, and Doctrinal Assists

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 449
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 09 Apr 2016
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Abstract:

Fourth Amendment, warrant requirement, consent, surveillance, technology, automobile exception, exigency exception, policing, criminal justice