PAUL G. CASSELL portrait
  • Ronald N. Boyce Presidential Professor of Criminal Law and University Distinguished Professor of Law, College Of Law
  • Distinguished Professor, College Of Law

Research Keywords

  • crime victims rights

Presentations

  • “Crime Victims’ Rights,” Presentation to “Bridging the Gap: A Conference on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform,” Ariz. St. Univ. College of Law. Presentation, Presented, 02/11/2017.
  • “Miranda’s Harmful Effects on Law Enforcement: A Fifty Year Empirical Perspective,” Keynote Opening Address to the Boston Univ. Law School Conference on Miranda, Sept. 30, 2016 (Boston). Presentation, Presented, 09/30/2016.
  • Oxford Style Debate on Resolved: That Miranda Should be Overruled, Against Susan Herman, President, ACLU, for the Heritage Foundation, Washington, D.C.). Presentation, Presented, 09/29/2016.
  • “The Role of Guidelines in Delivering Procedural Justice” (panel participant), National Association of Sentencing Commissions Annual Conference. Presentation, Presented, 08/08/2016.
  • Advanced Crime Victims Rights Litigation: A Comparison of the Civilian and Military Systems (co-presenter), NCVLI Conference, Portland, OR. Presentation, Presented, 06/10/2016.
  • Don’t Wait in the Wings: Representing a Victim in a Criminal Case, Webinar for the National Alliance of Victims’ Rights Attorneys and Advocates. Presentation, Presented, 05/05/2016.
  • Remembering Justice Scalia, Presentation to the Federalist Society at the S.J. Quinney College of Law at the University of Utah (one of four former Scalia clerks). Presentation, Presented, 04/13/2016.
  • Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Reform, Faith and Freedom Coalition, Washington, D.C. Presentation, Presented, 04/08/2016.
  • A 50 Year Perspective on Miranda, Symposium on the Miranda Decision, Northern Kentucky University Law School, Highland Heights, KY . Presentation, Presented, 02/26/2016.
  • Can We Convict the Guilty While Protecting the Innocent? S.J. Quinney College of Law, University of Utah, SLC, UT. Presentation, Presented, 02/03/2016.
  • Miranda v. Arizona: C-SPAN Landmark Cases Series (one of two panelists on 90-minute analysis of the case). Presentation, Presented, 12/14/2015.
  • Victims' Rights and Remedies: National Crime Victim Law Institute 14th Annual Crime Victims Lawconference. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2015.
  • Fifty Years of Miranda's Harmful Effects on Law Enforcement, Presentation to the S.J. Quinney College of Law Faculty. Presentation, Presented, 04/2015.
  • Rationality and Restitution for Child Pornography Victims, Report to the Changbai International Forum on Criminal Law, Jilin University School of Law, Changchun, China. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/2014.
  • Architecture of a Victims’ Rights Case: How Amy Made It to the Supreme Court, Keynote Address to NCVLI’s 13th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2014.
  • The Future of Presidential Pardons and Commutations, Presentation at NYU Law School for the Conference "Mercy in the Criminal Justice System: Clemency and Post-Conviction Strategies. Panel, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Paroline v. United States, University of Utah College of Law Federalist Society, SLC, Utah. Other, Presented, 02/14/2014.
  • Collecting DNA Evidence from Felony Arrestees, Testimony before the Utah House Law Enforcement Comm., Feb. 10, 2014. Other, Presented, 02/10/2014.
  • Arguing Before the Supreme Court for Crime Victims, Presentation at the Ave Maria Law School, Jan. 30, 2014 (Naples, FL). Panel, Presented, 01/30/2014.
  • Gideon After Fifty Years, Panelist on American Constitutional Society Program Regarding Right to Counsel, Nov. 25, 2013. Panel, Presented, 11/25/2013.
  • Defending Full Restitution for Child Pornography Victims, Presentation to the S.J. Quinney College of Law Faculty (with Professor Michael Teter), Oct. 9, 2013. Other, Presented, 10/08/2013.
  • Obtaining Restitution for Child Pornography Victims, Presentation to the National Crime Victims Bar Association, Sept. 10, 2013 (Phoeniz, AZ). Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/10/2013.
  • Preview of the Supreme Court’s 2013 Term, Presentation to the Constitutional Law Section of the Utah State Bar, Sept. 5, 2013. Panel, Presented, 09/05/2013.
  • Child Pornography and Federal Restitution Laws, Presentation to University of Chicago Law School Class on Pornography and Society, May 13, 2013 (Chicago, IL). Presentation, Presented, 05/13/2013.
  • Restitution Laws and Litigation: The State of the Nation, Presentation to the Annual Meeting of the National Assoc. of Crime Victim Compensation Boards, April 9, 2013. Presentation, Presented, 04/09/2013.
  • Defining 'Victims' of Environmental Crimes, Greenbag Presentation to the Wallace Stegner Center, S.J. Quinney College of Law, Nov. 2012. Presentation, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Advocating for Crime Victims, Training for Attorneys and Victim Advocates, Aug. 2012. Presentation, Presented, 08/2012.
  • Who is a Victim for Victim's Rights Enforcement, Presentation to NCVLI's 11th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference, Portland, OR, June 2012. Presentation, Presented, 06/2012.
  • Advancing Crime Victims' Rights Through Litigation, Webinar Presentation for NCVLI, Aug. 2011. Presentation, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Strategic Litigation of Crime Victims' Rights: "Test Cases", Presentation to NCVLI's 10th Annual Crime Victim Law Conference, Portland, OR, June 2011. Presentation, Presented, 06/2011.
  • A Public Safety Exception to Miranda for Questioning Terrorism Suspects?, Debate Against Professor Guoira (podcast by the Federalist Society, followup debate on March 31, 2011), Salt Lake City, UT, Feb. 2011. Presentation, Presented, 03/31/2011.
  • The Utah Exclusionary Rule: No Foundation in the Utah Constitution?, Debate Before the Criminal Law Section of the Utah Bar, Salt Lake City, UT, Feb. 2011. Presentation, Presented, 02/2011.
  • Some Skeptical Observations About Innocence Procedures, Presentation to the Univ. of Utah College of Law Faculty, Salt Lake City, UT, Jan. 2011. Presentation, Presented, 01/2011.
  • Innocence Procedures: Some Questions, Concerns, and Alternative Proposals, Symposium Presentation at New York Law School, New York, NY, Nov. 2010. Presentation, Presented, 11/2010.
  • Arguing and Securing Restitution, Presentation to the 36th Annual National Conference of the National Organization for Victim Assistance, Aug. 2010. Presentation, Presented, 08/2010.
  • New Developments in Restitution Law and 'Victims' Rights in Plea Bargains, Presentations to the Annual National Conference of the National Crime Victim Law Institute, Portland, OR, June 2010. Presentation, Presented, 06/2010.
  • Expert Witness in the Mock Trial of The Queen v. The United States Death Penalty, Program Sponsored by Amicus in the Emmanuel Centre, London, UK, Mar. 2010. Presentation, Presented, 03/2010.
  • The U.S. Supreme Court at Mid-Term, Conference at Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA, Feb.2010. Presentation, Presented, 02/2010.
  • Strategic Crime Victims Litigation, Presentation to the 8th Annual National Conference of the National Crime Victim's Law Institution, Portland, OR, July 2009. Presentation, Presented, 07/2009.
  • A Look Back at the Year in Federal Victim's Rights Law, Keynote Address to the 8th Annual National Conference of the National Crime Victim's Law Institute, June 30, 2009 (Portland, OR). Presentation, Presented, 06/30/2009.
  • Enforcing Crime Victims' Rights, Presentation to the Utah Council on Victims of Crime, Annual Crime Victims Conference, Apr. 29, 2009 (Salt Lake City, UT). Presentation, Presented, 04/29/2009.
  • The Crime Victims' Rights Movement: A Look Backward, A Look Forward, Keynote Address for the 2009 National Crime Victims' Rights Week Commemoration Ceremony Sponsored by the Oregon Department of Justice, Apr. 28, 2009 (Portland, OR). Presentation, Presented, 04/28/2009.
  • Crime Victims' Rights: Emerging Issues in Federal and Oregon Courts, CLE Program for the National Crime Victim's Law Institute, Portland, OR, April 2009. Presentation, Presented, 04/2009.
  • Important Principles of Crime Victims' Rights Law, Training Session for Victims' Rights Advocates Sponsored by the U.S. Dept. of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, Oct. 30, 2008 (Charleston, SC). Presentation, Presented, 10/30/2008.
  • A Proposed Amendment Allowing Videotaping as a Substitute for Miranda Procedures, Presentation to the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure Advisory Comm., Oct. 27, 2008 (Salt Lake City, UT). Presentation, Presented, 10/27/2008.
  • The Legal Legacy of the Bush Administration, Presentation to the College of William and Mary School of Law, Institute of Bill of Rights Law Annual Preview, Sept. 27, 2008 (Williamsburg, VA). Presentation, Presented, 09/27/2008.
  • The Crime Victims' Rights Amendment, Presentation to the Federal Judicial Conference's Annual Sentencing Institute, June 25, 2008 (Long Beach, CA). Presentation, Presented, 06/25/2008.
  • Crime Victims' Rights: The View from Behind the Bench and In Front of the Bench, Keynote Address to the 7th Annual National Conference of the National Crime Victim Law Institute, May 31, 2008 (Portland, OR). Presentation, Presented, 05/31/2008.
  • Emerging Issues in Crime Victims' Law, Remarks to the National District Attorney's Training Conference, Apr. 21, 2008 (Chicago, IL). Presentation, Presented, 04/21/2008.
  • In Defense of Victim Impact Statements, The Nineteenth Annual Walter C. Reckless-Simon Dinitz Memorial Lecture, Ohio State University, Apr. 7, 2008 (Columbus, OH). Presentation, Presented, 04/07/2008.
  • A New Initiative to Protect Victims' Rights in California, Presentation at Stanford Law School, Jan. 25, 2008 (Palo Alto, CA). Presentation, Presented, 01/25/2008.
  • The Need to Amend Utah's Exclusionary Rule, Presentation to the Constitutional Revision Commission, Nov. 15, 2007 (Salt Lake City, UT). Presentation, Presented, 11/15/2007.
  • Mandatory Minimums and the Crack/Powder Sentencing Disparity, Presentation at Stanford Law School, Sept. 6, 2007 (Palo Alto, CA). Presentation, Presented, 09/06/2007.
  • American Sentencing Guidelines in Operation and Practice, Presentation to the State Duma Committee on Constitutional Legislation, Oct. 13, 2005 (Moscow, Russia). Presentation, Presented, 10/13/2005.
  • The Role of International Law in American Legal Decisions, Presentation of the University of Utah International Law Society, Sept. 9, 2005 (Salt Lake City, UT). Presentation, Presented, 09/09/2005.
  • The Effects of Booker on Federal Sentencing, Panel Discussion for the 2005 National Sentencing Policy Institute, July 11, 2005 (Washington, D.C.). Presentation, Presented, 07/11/2005.
  • Recognizing Victims in the Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, Speech to the Annual Training Conference of the National Crime Victims Law Institute, June 17, 2005 (Portland, OR). Presentation, Presented, 06/17/2005.
  • Sentencing After Booker, Panel Presentation for the Sentencing Commission's Annual Conference on Sentence, May 26, 2005 (San Francisco, CA). Presentation, Presented, 05/26/2005.
  • Separation of Powers and the American Judicial System, Presentation to the Kharkiv National Law Academy, Mar. 30, 2005 (Kharkiv, Ukraine). Presentation, Presented, 03/30/2005.
  • The Victim's Right to Attend Trials: The Re-Emerging National Consensus, Lewis and Clark Law Review Symposium, Mar. 11, 2005 (Portland, OR). Presentation, Presented, 03/11/2005.
  • The Sentencing Guidelines After Booker, Presentation to the ABA's Annual White Collar Crime Convention, Mar. 3, 2005 (Las Vegas, NV). Presentation, Presented, 03/03/2005.
  • The Effects of Booker v. United States, Presentation to the ABA National Convention, Criminal Justice Section, Feb. 11, 2005 (Salt Lake City, UT). Presentation, Presented, 02/11/2005.
  • The Effects of Blakely V. Washington, Presentation to the Federal Judiciary Center's National Workshop for District Judges, Sept. 20, 2004 (Seattle, WA). Presentation, Presented, 09/20/2004.
  • Blakely v Washington, Presentation to the University of New Mexico School of Law Federalist Society, Sept. 10, 2004 (Albuquerque, NM). Presentation, Presented, 09/10/2004.
  • Downward Departures after the PROTECT Act, Presentation to the Annual National Seminar on the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, May 20, 2004 (Miami, FL). Presentation, Presented, 05/20/2004.
  • Federal Sentencing Practices, Stanford Law Review Symposium, Feb. 20, 2004 (Palo Alto, CA). Presentation, Presented, 02/20/2004.
  • Discussion on the U.S. Supreme Court by Justices Antonin Scalia and Stephen Breyer, Moderator, Tenth Circuit Judicial Conference, Sept. 5, 2003 (Jackson, WY). Presentation, Presented, 09/05/2003.
  • The Death Penalty, 2001 Oxford-Annenberg Debate, City University of New York, June 14, 2001, (New York, NY). Presentation, Presented, 06/14/2001.

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