Isaac Unah

Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill

Associate Professor

361 Hamilton Hall

CB#3265

Chapel Hill, NC 27599

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

The Effect of Race, Gender, and Location on Prosecutorial Decision to Seek the Death Penalty in South Carolina

South Carolina Law Review, Vol. 58, p. 16, November 2006
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 07 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 16 Jul 2011
Michael J. Songer and Isaac Unah
Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill
Downloads 871 (16,435)

Abstract:

Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Prosecutor, District attorney; Prosecutorial Decision Making, Empirical Analysis; South Carolina

2.

Punishment Politics: Gubernatorial Rhetoric, Political Conflict, and the Instrumental Explanation of Mass Incarceration in the American States

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 24 Jun 2011
Isaac Unah and Elizabeth Coggins
Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 107 (192,934)

Abstract:

mass incarceration, criminal punishment, gubernatorial rhetoric, instrumentalism, crime and punishment

3.

Choosing Those Who Will Die: The Effect of Race, Gender, and Law in Prosecutorial Decision to Seek the Death Penalty in Durham County, North Carolina

Michigan Journal of Race & Law, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Jul 2011
Isaac Unah
Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill
Downloads 85 (141,297)

Abstract:

race, gender, law, capital punishment, death penalty, prosecutorial discretion, Durham County, North Carolina

4.

Empirical Analysis of Race and the Process of Capital Punishment in North Carolina

Michigan State Law Review, 2011: 609-658
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 May 2012 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2012
Isaac Unah
Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill
Downloads 49 (285,232)

Abstract:

Death penalty, capital punishment, Process theory, North Carolina, Racial Justice Act, prosecutorial decision making, punishment politics

5.

U.S. Supreme Court Justices and Public Mood

Journal of Law & Politics, Vol. 30 (Issue 3):293-340, 2015
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Isaac Unah, Kristen Rosano and K. Dawn Milam
Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill, Washington University in St. Louis and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 33 (299,528)

Abstract:

Supreme Court Decision Making, Public Mood, Justice Blackmun, Justice Thurgood Marshall

6.

When Governors Speak Up for Justice: Punishment Politics and Mass Incarceration in the American States

Journal of Political Science and Public Affairs, Vol. 1:1-12, 2013
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jun 2013
Isaac Unah and Elizabeth Coggins
Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill
Downloads 26 (348,126)

Abstract:

Mass Incarceration, Prisons, Governors, State of the State Address, Punishment Politics, Political Rhetoric, Instrumentalism

7.

U.S. Supreme Court Decision Making, Case Salience, and the Attitudinal Model

Law & Policy, Vol. 28, No. 3, pp. 295-320, July 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 02 Jun 2006
Isaac Unah and Ange-Marie Hancock
Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill and Yale University - Department of Political Science
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8.

Explaining Corporate Litigation Activity in an Integrated Framework of Interest Mobilization

Business & Politics, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 65-94, 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 22 Jul 2011
Isaac Unah
Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill
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Citation 2

Abstract:

Corporate Litigation Activity, Business Litigation, Disadvantaged Theory, Administered Protection, ITC, ITA

9.

Media Exposure and Racialized Perceptions of Inequities in Criminal Justice

Social Sciences, Vol. 6 (#3):1-22
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jun 2017
Valerie L. Wright and Isaac Unah
Department of Criminology, Anthropology, & Sociology and Political Science, University of North Carolina (UNC) Chapel Hill
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Abstract:

media exposure; public perceptions; Trayvon Martin; inequality; race; criminal justice