Publications and creative works by faculty in the Department of Justice Studies, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, are collected here.

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Submissions from 2022

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Mapping Global Justice : Perspectives, Cases and Practice, Arnaud Kurze and Christopher K. Lamont (2022)

International Justice : A Critical and Comprehensive Introduction, Arnaud Kurze, Daniela Peterka-Benton, and Gabriel Rubin (2022)

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Cannibalizing the Constitution: On Terrorism, the Second Amendment, and the Threat to Civil Liberties, Francesca Laguardia (2022)

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From the Legal Literature America’s Paper Prisons: The Second Chance Gap, Francesca Laguardia (2022)

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From the Legal Literature: Arrest Records, Francesca Laguardia (2022)

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From the Legal Literature: Trafficking and the Shallow State, Francesca Laguardia (2022)

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Pain that only she must bear: on the invisibility of women in judicial abortion rhetoric, Francesca Laguardia (2022)

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From the Legal Literature Environmental Victimization and Criminal Enforcement: Assessing Evidence from Thirty-Seven Years of EPA Case Summary Reports, Marshall R. Schmidt Dr. and Francesca Laguardia (2022)

Submissions from 2021

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Insurrectionist chic? Montclair State team studies how fashion feeds extremist movements, Bond Benton and Daniela Peterka-Benton (2021)

Democracy and Deliberation : The Law and Politics of Sex Offender Legislation, Cary Federman (2021)

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From the Legal Literature: Covid and the Criminal Law, Francesca Laguardia (2021)

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From the Legal Literature: Is Progressive Prosecution Possible?, Francesca Laguardia (2021)

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From the Legal Literature: Why States Must Consider Innocence Claims After Guilty Pleas, Francesca Laguardia (2021)

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The Trouble with Numbers: Difficult Decision Making in Identifying Right-Wing Terrorism Cases. An Investigative Look at Open Source Social Scientific and Legal Data, Daniela Peterka-Benton and Francesca Laguardia (2021)

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The Trouble with Numbers: Difficult Decision Making in Identifying Right-Wing Terrorism Cases. An Investigative Look at Open Source Social Scientific and Legal Data, Daniela Peterka-Benton and Francesca Laguardia (2021)

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Migration and Radicalization : Global Futures, Gabriel Rubin (2021)

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Military Service and Offending Behaviors of Emerging Adults: A Conceptual Review, Christopher Salvatore and Travis Taniguchi (2021)

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U.S. policing as racialized violence and control: a qualitative assessment of black narratives from Ferguson, Missouri, Jason M. Williams (2021)

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Impacts of Sex Crime Laws on the Female Partners of Convicted Offenders : Never Free of Collateral Consequences, Lisa Anne Zilney (2021)

Submissions from 2020

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Creating and Undoing Legacies of Resilience: Black Women as Martyrs in the Black Community Under Oppressive Social Control, Leah Iman Aniefuna, M. Amari Aniefuna, and Jason M. Williams (2020)

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Hateproofing Your Message: Response and Prevention Strategies for "Hatejacks", Bond Benton and Daniela Peterka-Benton (2020)

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Hating in Plain Sight: The hatejacking of brands by extremist groups., Bond Benton and Daniela Peterka-Benton (2020)

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Resentencing of Juvenile Lifers: The Philadelphia Experience, Tarika Daftary-Kapur and Tina Zottoli (2020)

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Homicide and Drug Trafficking in Impoverished Communities in Brazil, Elenice De Souza De Souza Oliveira, Braulio Figueiredo Alves da Silva, Flavio Luiz Sapori, and Gabriela Gomes Cardoso (2020)

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Smoke but No Fire : Convicting the Innocent of Crimes that Never Happened, Jessica S. Henry (2020)

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Considering a Domestic Terror Statute and Its Alternatives, Francesca Laguardia (2020)

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From the Legal Literature: Automating Police, Francesca Laguardia (2020)

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From the Legal Literature: Criminalizing Propaganda: J. Remy Green’s Argument to Digitize Brandenburg, Francesca Laguardia (2020)

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From the Legal Literature: Disentangling Prison and Punishment, Francesca Laguardia (2020)

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From the Legal Literature: If the Fetus Is a Person—Is It Relevant? An Argument on the Rights of Pregnant Women, Francesca Laguardia (2020)

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From the Legal Literature: The Threat and Promise of Police Use of DNA Databases, Francesca Laguardia (2020)

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Highlighting the Failure of Criminal Courts to Adequately Test Machine Evidence, Francesca Laguardia (2020)

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Barack Obama: From an End to Terror to Drone Wars and ISIS, Gabriel Rubin (2020)

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Donald Trump, Twitter, and Islamophobia: The End of Dignity in Presidential Rhetoric about Terrorism, Gabriel Rubin (2020)

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George W. Bush, Policy Selling and Agenda-Setting after 9/11, Gabriel Rubin (2020)

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How Can Presidents Properly Calibrate the Terror Threat?, Gabriel Rubin (2020)

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Inflating the Terror Threat Since 2001, Gabriel Rubin (2020)

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Presidential Rhetoric on Terrorism under Bush, Obama and Trump, Gabriel Rubin (2020)

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Reentry Court Judges: The Key to the Court, Christopher Salvatore, Venezia Michalsen, and Caitlin Taylor (2020)

Black Males and the Criminal Justice System, Jason M. Williams and Steven Kniffley (2020)

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I am Not Your Felon: Decoding the Trauma, Resilience, and Recovering Mothering of Formerly Incarcerated Black Women, Jason M. Williams, Zoe Spencer, and Sean K. Wilson (2020)

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Health Implications of Incarceration and Reentry on Returning Citizens: A Qualitative Examination of Black Men’s Experiences in a Northeastern City, Jason Williams, Sean K. Wilson, and Carrie Bergeson (2020)

Submissions from 2019

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The Effects of Criminal Embeddedness on School Violence in Brazil, Elenice De Souza De Souza Oliveira, Braulio Figueiredo Alves da Silva, and Silvio Segundo Salej Higgins (2019)

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Bus Robberies in Belo Horizonte, Brazil: Solutions for Safe Travel, Elenice De Souza De Souza Oliveira, Mangai Natarajan, and Bráulio da Silva (2019)

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The Coming Out of Memory: The Holocaust, Homosexuality, and Dealing with the Past, Arnaud Kurze (2019)

New Critical Spaces in Transitional Justice : Gender, Art, and Memory, Arnaud Kurze and Christopher K. Lamont (2019)

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Forced African Migration to the U.S. Through the Lens of Memory Studies, Arnaud Kurze and Vjeran Pavlakovic (2019)

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The Legal Divide Between Domestic and International Terrorism-- Do we need a domestic terror statute?, Francesca Laguardia (2019)

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Abolitionist Feminism as Prisons Close: Fighting the Racist and Misogynist Surveillance “Child Welfare” System, Venezia Michalsen (2019)

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A Cell of One’s Own? Incarceration and Other Turning Points in Women’s Journeys to Desistance, Venezia Michalsen (2019)

Mothering and Desistance in Re-entry, Venezia Michalsen (2019)

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Globalizing online learning: Exploring culture, corporate social responsibility, and domestic violence in an international classroom, Daniela Peterka-Benton and Bond Benton (2019)

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Race as a Carceral Terrain: Black Lives Matter Meets Reentry, Jason Williams (2019)

Contemporary Ethical Issues in the Criminal Justice System, Jason Williams, Liza Chowdhury, Evelyn Garcia, and Robert Vodde (2019)

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“It’s Hard Out Here if You’re a Black Felon”: A Critical Examination of Black Male Reentry, Jason M. Williams, Sean K. Wilson, and Carrie Bergeson (2019)

Submissions from 2018

The Assassination of William Mckinley : Anarchism, Insanity, and the Birth of the Social Sciences, Cary Federman (2018)

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Smoke But No Fire: When Innocent People Are Wrongly Convicted Of Crimes That Never Happened, Jessica S. Henry (2018)

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Virtual Life Sentences: An Exploratory Study, Jessica S. Henry, Christopher Salvatore, and Bai-Eyse Pugh (2018)

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Exploring Places of Street Drug Dealing in a Downtown Area in Brazil: An Analysis of the Reliability of Google Street View in International Criminological Research, Elenice De Souza Oliveira and Ko-Hsin Hsu (2018)

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Breaking the Prison-Jihadism Pipeline: Prison and Religious Extremism in the War on Terror, Gabriel Rubin (2018)

Sex, Crime, Drugs, and Just Plain Stupid Behaviors : The New Face of Young Adulthood in America, Christopher Salvatore (2018)

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The Influence of Religion on the Criminal Behavior of Emerging Adults, Christopher Salvatore and Gabriel Rubin (2018)

Sinners and Saints: The Role of Social Standing Evidence in Capital Sentencing, Jennifer A. Tallon and Tarika Daftary Kapur (2018)

Submissions from 2017

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Art and the Politics of Human Rights after 1945, Arnaud Kurze (2017)

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LGBT Rights in the Post-Arab Spring Middle East, Arnaud Kurze (2017)

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Deterring Torture: The Preventive Power of Criminal Law and its Promise for Inhibiting State Abuses, Francesca Laguardia (2017)

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Deterring Torture: The Preventive Power of Criminal Law and its Promise for Inhibiting State Abuses, Francesca Laguardia (2017)

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Trigger Warnings: From Panic to Data, Francesca Laguardia and Venezia Michalsen (2017)

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Trigger Warnings: From Panic to Data, Francesca Laguardia, Venezia Michalsen, and Holly Rider-Milkovich (2017)

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Policing a Negotiated World: A Partial Test of Klinger’s Ecological Theory of Policing, Christopher Salvatore and Travis A. Taniguchi (2017)

African Americans and Punishment for Crimea Critique of Mainstream and Neoliberal Discourses, Jason Williams and Nishaun Tarae Battle (2017)

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African Americans and punishment for crime: A critique of mainstream and neoliberal discourses, Jason M. Williams and Nishaun Tarae Battle (2017)

Submissions from 2016

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#WarCrimes #PostConflictJustice #Balkans: Youth, Performance Activism and the Politics of Memory, Arnaud Kurze (2016)

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The Nonexceptionalism Thesis: How Post-9/11 Criminal Justice Measures Fit in Broader Criminal Justice, Francesca Laguardia (2016)

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THE NONEXCEPTIONALISM THESIS: HOW POST-9/11 CRIMINAL JUSTICE MEASURES FIT IN BROADER CRIMINAL JUSTICE, Francesca Laguardia (2016)

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Plea discounts, time pressures, and false-guilty pleas in youth and adults who pleaded guilty to felonies in New York City., Tina Zotolli, Tarika Daftary Kapur, Georgia Winters, and Conor Hogan (2016)

Submissions from 2015

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Street drug markets beyond favelas in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Elenice De Souza De Souza Oliveira, Braulio Figueiredo Alves Silva, and Marcos Oliveira Prates (2015)

Reducing Severe Sentences: The Role of Prison Programming in Sentencing Reform, Jessica S Henry (2015)

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From War to Peace: In Search of Transitional Justice, Arnaud Kurze (2015)

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Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Wins Nobel Peace Prize, Arnaud Kurze (2015)

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Youth Activism, Art and Transitional Justice: Emerging Spaces of Memory after the Jasmine Revolution, Arnaud Kurze (2015)

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Contested spaces of transitional justice: legal empowerment in global post-conflict contexts revisited, Arnaud Kurze, Christopher Lamont, and Simon Robins (2015)

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Imagining the Unimaginable: Torture and the Criminal Law, Francesca Laguardia (2015)

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A Socio-Demographic Analysis of Responses to Terrorism, Gabriel Rubin and Christopher Salvatore (2015)

A Socio-Demographic Analysis of Responses to Terrorism, Christopher Salvatore and Gabriel Rubin (2015)

Defendant Remorse and Publicity in Capital Trials: Is Seeing Truly Believing?, Jennifer A. Tallon, Tarika Daftary Kapur, and Steven Penrod (2015)

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We Don’t Always Mean What We Say: Attitudes Toward Statutory Exclusion of Juvenile Offenders From Juvenile Court Jurisdiction, Tina Zotolli, Tarika Daftary Kapur, and Patricia A. Zapf (2015)

Submissions from 2014

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Gender-Intrusive Questioning: A Survey of Expert Witnesses, Tarika Daftary Kapur, Maureen O'Connor, and Mindy Mechanic (2014)

Examining Pretrial Publicity in a Shadow Jury Paradigm: Issues of Slant, Quantity, Persistence and Generalizability, Tarika Daftary Kapur, Steven D. Penrod, Maureen O'Connor, and Brian Wallace (2014)

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A First Look at the Plea Deal Experiences of Juveniles Tried in Adult Court, Tarika Daftary-Kapur and Tina Zottoli (2014)

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Promoting the Study of Wrongful Convictions in Criminal Justice Curricula, Jessica S. Henry (2014)

Evaluation of a Criminal Justice Internship Program: Why Do Students Take It and Does It Improve Career Preparedness?, Matthew L. Hiller, Christopher Salvatore, and Travis Taniguchi (2014)

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Special Administrative Measures: An Example of Counterterror Excesses and Their Roots in U.S. Criminal Justice, Francesca Laguardia (2014)

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Not All Women Are Mothers: Addressing the Invisibility of Women Under the Control of the Criminal Justice System Who Do Not Have Children, Venezia Michalsen and Jeanne Flavin (2014)

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Effects of Cultural Collectivism on Terrorism Favorability, Daniela Peterka-Benton and Bond Benton (2014)

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Do Life Course Transitions and Social Bonds Influence Male and Female Offending Differently? Gender Contrasts and Criminality, Christopher Salvatore and Michael Markowitz (2014)

Submissions from 2013

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When Poverty Is the Worst Crime of All: A Film Review of Gideon’s Army (2013), Jessica S Henry (2013)

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Book Review: Education in prison: Studying through distance learning, Daniela Peterka-Benton (2013)

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LEGITIMACY OF CORRECTIONS AS A MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER: PERSPECTIVES FROM U.S. AND EUROPEAN SYSTEMS, Daniela Peterka-Benton and Brian Paul Masciadrelli (2013)

Submissions from 2012

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When the Abyss Looks Back: Treatments of Human Trafficking in Superhero Comic Books., Bond Benton and Daniela Peterka-Benton (2012)