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

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

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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capital punishment, criminal justice, culture, art

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

5.

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

7.

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

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

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

10.

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

11.

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

12.

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

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

14.

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

15.

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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Rape, criminal law, gender, race

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

17.

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

18.

Criminal Procedure and the Good Citizen

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 118, p. 653, 2018, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 506
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 16 May 2017 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2018
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Fourth Amendment, Fifth Amendment, Critical Race Theory, Race, Black Lives Matter, Policing, Criminal Justice, Equal Citizenship, Michel Foucault, Criminal Procedure

19.

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

20.

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

21.

Evidence Without Rules

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 06 Apr 2018
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Evidence, race, gender, dress, demeanor, appearance, capital punishment, accents, jury instructions

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

23.

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

24.

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

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

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Techno-Policing

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 558
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 20 Apr 2018
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Microchips, big data, technology, policing, Fourth Amendment, racial profiling, machine learning

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

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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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Hearsay, Confrontation Clause, testimonial, domestic violence

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Re-Reading Alafair Burke's The Ex

New England Law Review, Forthcoming, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 504
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 May 2017
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Law and Literature, Crime Fiction, Detective Fiction, Criminal Justice