Sherod Thaxton

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

Professor of Law

385 Charles E. Young Dr. East

Room 1242

Los Angeles, CA 90095-1476

United States

http://law.ucla.edu/faculty/faculty-profiles/sherod-thaxton

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

A General Strain Theory Approach to Families and Delinquency

Families, Crime and Criminal Justice, Greer L. Fox & Michael L. Benson, eds., JAI Press, 2000
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 10 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Robert Agnew, Cesar J. Rebellon and Sherod Thaxton
Emory University, University of New Hampshire and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 760 (38,936)
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General Strain Theory, Juvenile Delinquency

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Leveraging Death

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 103, No. 2, 2013, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-42, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 13-23
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 30 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 05 Mar 2016
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 474 (71,641)
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Plea Bargaining, Capital Punishment, Death Penalty

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How Not to Lie About Affirmative Action

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 5, 2020, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-27
Number of pages: 205 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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bar exam, mismatch, affirmative action, racial discrimination, legal education, law school, lawyers, attorneys

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Disciplining Death: Assessing and Ameliorating Arbitrariness in Capital Charging

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 49, No. 1, 2017, UCLA School of Law, Law-Econ Research Paper No. 16-03, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-08
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 15 Oct 2020
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 99 (314,285)
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capital punishment, death penalty, criminal law, criminal procedure

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Race, Place, and Capital Charging in Georgia

Mercer Law Review, Vol. 67, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 04 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2020
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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capital punishment, death penalty, criminal law, criminal procedure

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A General Strain Theory of Racial Differences in Criminal Offending

Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology, Vol. 41, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Oct 2015
State University of New York (SUNY) - Sociology, University of New Hampshire, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Emory University
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criminology, juvenile delinquency

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Un-Gregg-ulated: Capital Charging and the Missing Mandate of Gregg v. Georgia

Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public Policy, Vol. 11, No. 1 & 2, 2016, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-42
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2016
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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capital punishment, death penalty, criminal law, criminal procedure

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Does Victimization Reduce Self-Control? A Longitudinal Analysis

Journal of Criminal Justice, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 26 Oct 2015
Emory University, James Madison University, University of South Florida - Sarasota Campus, University of South Carolina, Emory University and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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criminology, juvenile

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Determining ‘Reasonableness’ Without a Reason? Federal Appellate Review Post-Rita v. United States

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 21 Sep 2012
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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Shrinking the Accountability Deficit in Capital Charging

The Oxford Handbook of Prosecutors and Prosecution, Ronald F. Wright, Kay L. Levine & Russell Gold, eds., Oxford University Press, 2020, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-29
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2020
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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capital punishment, death penalty, prosecutorial discretion, plea bargaining, miscarriages of justice, wrongful convictions, reversible error

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The Nonlinear Effects of Parental and Teacher Attachment on Delinquency: Disentangling Strain from Social Control Explanations

Justice Quarterly, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2004
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Oct 2015
Sherod Thaxton and Robert Agnew
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law and Emory University
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Criminology, Juvenile Delinquency, General Strain Theory

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Do Frustrated Economic Expectations and Objective Economic Inequity Promote Crime?

European Journal of Criminology, Vol. 6, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 25 Oct 2015
University of New Hampshire, Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), University of Texas at Dallas - School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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criminology, juvenile delinquency

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Disentangling Disparity: Exploring Racially Disparate Effect and Treatment in Capital Charging

American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2018, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-46
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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capital punishment, death penalty, prosecutorial discretion, plea bargaining, racism, discrimination, equal protection

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When Criminal Coping is Likely: An Examination of Conditioning Effects in General Strain Theory

Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Vol. 38, No. 4, 2018, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 18-45
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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general strain theory, interaction effects, nonlinear effects, generalized additive models, juvenile delinquency

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Metrics of Mayhem: Quantifying Capriciousness in Capital Cases

The Eighth Amendment and it's Future in a New Age of Punishment, Meghan Ryan & William Berry, eds., Cambridge University Press 2020, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-28
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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death penalty, capital punishment, capriciousness, Eighth Amendment, cruel and unusual punishment, social science

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Reexamining the Link between Parental Knowledge and Delinquency: Unpacking the Influence of Adolescents’ and Parents’ Perceptions

Deviant Behavior, Vol. 40, No. 6, 2019, UCLA School of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 19-54
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Heather Scheuerman, Jessica Grosholz and Sherod Thaxton
James Madison University, University of South Florida - Sarasota Campus and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
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juvenile delinquency, parental monitoring, parental attachment, interaction effects, conditioning effects,

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The Social Geometry of Death: Social Structure and Capital Punishment in Georgia, 1993-2000

Posted: 08 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2014
Sherod Thaxton
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law

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Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Law and Society, Empirical Legal Studies