Sherod Thaxton

Sherod Thaxton

Professor of Law
B.A. University of California, Davis, 1997
M.A. Emory University, 2000
J.D. University of Chicago Law School, 2008
Ph.D. Emory University, 2009
UCLA Faculty Since 2013

S. Thaxton

This course covers selected topics in substantive criminal law: principles underlying the definition of crime such as the requirements of actus reus and mens rea and general doctrines such as...

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The subject of this course is the criminal process "from bail to jail." We examine the theory, policy, history, and development of the constitutional and non-constitutional procedural components...

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This course explores the theory and substance of federal white collar criminal law. Throughout the term, we visit the question of the proper role of the federal government in law enforcement, as well...

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This course provides a general introduction to death penalty law and practice in the United States. We will explore the constitutional and legal structure of capital punishment (i.e., common law...

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