Brenda V. Smith

American University - Washington College of Law

Professor

4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20016

United States

American University - NIC/WCL Project on Addressing Prison Rape

Professor

4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20011

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

23

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Scholarly Papers (23)

1.

The Prison Rape Elimination Act: Implementation and Unresolved Issues

American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-49
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 May 2008
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 654 (21,110)

Abstract:

2.

Rethinking Prison Sex: Self Expression and Safety

Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Vol. 15, p. 185, 2006, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-31
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 627 (28,871)
Citation 1

Abstract:

prisons, sexual expression, rape, violence, gender

3.

Fifty State Survey of Adult Sex Offender Registration Laws

Number of pages: 244 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 536 (38,258)

Abstract:

sex offender registration, adult registry, registrable offenses

4.

Sexual Abuse of Women in United States Prisons: A Modern Corollary of Slavery

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Vol. 33, 2006, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-33
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 06 May 2008
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 303 (73,314)

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Prosecuting Sexual Violence in Correctional Settings: Examining Prosecutors' Perceptions

American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-50
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 06 May 2008
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 261 (96,217)

Abstract:

Prosecuting Sexual Violence in Correctional Settings: Examining Prosecutors' Perceptions

3 Criminal Law Brief, Spring 2008, at 19
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Brenda V. Smith and Jaime M. Yarussi
American University - Washington College of Law and American University Washington College of Law
Downloads 13 (502,169)

Abstract:

Prison Rape Elimination Act, prosecutors, training

6.

Fifty State Survey of Juvenile Sex Offender Registration Laws

Number of pages: 254 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 159 (140,777)

Abstract:

juvenile sex offenders, juvenile sex offender registration, sex offender registry

7.

Watching You, Watching Me

Yale Journal of Law & Feminism, Vol. 15, 2003, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-32
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 14 May 2007 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 147 (147,505)

Abstract:

prisons, rape, violence gender, Title VII, international law

8.

Fifty State Survey of Mandatory Reporting Laws

Number of pages: 344 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 118 (186,998)

Abstract:

mandatory reporting, maximum age of youth, reporting laws

9.

Battering, Forgiveness and Redemption

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Vol. 11, 2003, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2008-34
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 03 Jun 2007 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2008
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 108 (161,589)

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10.

Legal Responses to Sexual Violence in Custody: State Criminal Laws Prohibiting Staff Sexual Abuse of Individuals under Custodial Supervision

Number of pages: 70 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Jaime M. Yarussi and Brenda V. Smith
American University Washington College of Law and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 86 (230,733)

Abstract:

staff sexual misconduct, sexual abuse, sexual violence, prison rape, custodial supervision

11.

Uncomfortable Places, Close Spaces: Female Correctional Workers’ Sexual Interactions with Men and Boys in Custody

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 59, p. 1690, 2012, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-38
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 17 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2012
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 74 (186,998)

Abstract:

sexual abuse, custodial settings, female-perpetrated, gender, class, race

12.

Fifty State Survey of Official Misconduct Statutes

Number of pages: 205 Posted: 03 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2009
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 63 (284,624)

Abstract:

fifty state survey, official misconduct statutes

13.

After Dothard: Female Correctional Workers and the Challenge to Employment Law

8 Florida International University Law Review 469 (2013), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2014-7
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2014
Brenda V. Smith and Melissa C. Loomis
American University - Washington College of Law and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 44 (180,272)

Abstract:

female corrections officers, employment law, privacy

14.

Side by Side Comparison of Standard to Address Prison Rape: National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Standards and Proposed Standard of U.S. Department of Justice for Adult Prisons and Jails

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 36 (370,445)

Abstract:

PREA, Adult Prison, Jail

15.

Sexual Abuse Against Women in Prison

16 Criminal Justice 31 (2001)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 23 (314,332)

Abstract:

sexual abuse, women, imprisonment

16.

Boys, Rape and Masculinity: Reclaiming Boys’ Narratives of Sexual Violence in Custody

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 93, 2015
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 28 Jun 2015
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 21 (301,271)

Abstract:

prisons, sexual expression, rape, violence, gender, masculinity

17.

Introduction to the Symposium: Homophobia in the Halls of Justice: Sexual Orientation Bias and its Implications within the Legal System

11 American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law 1 (2002)
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Pamela Bridgewater and Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 14 (425,623)

Abstract:

sexual orientation, criminal justice, bias

18.

Analyzing Prison Sex: Reconciling Self Expression with Safety

13 Human Rights Brief, Spring 2006, at 13.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 13 (343,761)

Abstract:

sex, imprisonment, Prison Rape Elimination Act

19.

Side by Side Comparison of Standard to Address Prison Rape: National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Standards and Proposed Standard of U.S. Department of Justice for Juvenile Facilities

Number of pages: 74 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 11 (493,013)

Abstract:

PREA, Standards, Juvenile Justice

20.

Reforming, Reclaiming or Reframing Womanhood: Reflections on Advocacy for Women in Custody

29 Women's Rights Law Reporter 1 (2008)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Feb 2014
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 8 (456,696)

Abstract:

women, imprisonment, legal history

21.

Side by Side Comparison of Standard to Address Prison Rape: National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Standards and Proposed Standard of U.S. Department of Justice for Community Corrections

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 7 (507,752)

Abstract:

PREA, Standards, Community Corrections

22.

Side by Side Comparison of Standard to Address Prison Rape: National Prison Rape Elimination Commission Standards and Proposed Standard of U.S. Department of Justice for Lock Up Facilities

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 15 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2011
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 6 (507,752)

Abstract:

PREA, Standards, Lock Up

23.

Fifty State Survey of Vulnerable Persons Statutes

Posted: 03 Dec 2009
Brenda V. Smith
American University - Washington College of Law

Abstract:

vulnerable persons, vulnerable victims, statutes, fifty states, custodial settings