"Без социологии невозможно развитие ни догмы, ни философии права, она формирует органическое единство понятий, необходимых на современном этапе развития России."
В.Д. Зорькин, Председатель Конституционного Суда РФ
Cassia Spohn: Disparity and Discrimination in Sentencing: Five Waves of Research
October, 6, 18:00, Golden Hall professor Cassia Spohn given the lecture.
Professor Cassia Spohn (Arizona State University) is the leading expert in sentencing research. She has written extensively on the effects of race/ethnicity and sex on state and federal sentencing decisions, sentencing of drug offenders, the deterrent effect of imprisonment, with more than 100 articles published. Professor Spohn also authored How Do Judges Decide? The Search for Fairness and Justice in Punishment, which is now a standard undergraduate text. Her research was cited by the U.S. Supreme Court, and she has been directly involved in advising policymakers and criminal justice professionals.