This is the bibliography for those presentations.
Forensics Classes Westwood High School
May 8, 2012
Michael E. Marotta, BS, MA
Lilly, J. Robert, Francis T. Cullen, and Richard A. Ball. Criminological Theory: Context and Consequences. Sage Publications, 2007. Presents the policy implications of about 30 different theories including classical choice, social control, Marxism, feminism, routine activities, and genetics.
Sutherland, Edwin H., and Donald R. Cressey. Principles of Criminology. J. B. Lippincott, 1924, 1947, and 1955. Sutherland’s paper to the American Sociological Association on white collar crime on December 17, 1939, changed criminology. His theory of “differential association” led to other “differential” theories. This textbook begins with causes and ends with parole.
A plethora of resources, including invitations and funding for conferences, studies, reports, statistics, findings, and opportunities for research.
The Innocence Project. http://www.innocenceproject.org/
Since 1989 over 250 innocent people in prison have been released based on DNA evidence. However, DNA evidence does not apply to most cases, and 20,000 to 50,000 innocent people are in prison today.
Cole, Simon A. Suspect Identities: A History of Fingerprinting and Criminal Identification.
Press, 2001. Harvard University
One of the leading criminologists of our time blogs about his many textbooks and his work on mass media, including “The CSI Effect.”