Mary Margaret Giannini

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Title/Position

Associate Professor of Law

Department

Faculty

E-mail Address

Phone Number

(904) 680-7758

Room

543

Building

Baypine

BACKGROUND

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapoils, 2002
  • M.L.S., University at Albany, 1993
  • M.A., hons., University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 1992

EXPERTISE

  • Victims' Rights
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Federal Courts

EDUCATION

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Indiana University School of Law-Indianapoils, 2002
  • M.L.S., University at Albany, 1993
  • M.A., hons., University of St. Andrews, Scotland, 1992

TEACHING and SCHOLARSHIP

  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Rights Litigation
  • Victims' Rights
  • Federal Courts
  • Civil Procedure
  • Property

PUBLICATIONS

LAW REVIEW ARTICLES

Work in progress:  Looking Back, Moving Forward:  10 Years of Progress Since the Passage of the Federal Crime Victims' Rights Act

Work in progress:  The Politics and Process of Pardon:  Do Victim Voices Have a Place?

Continuous Contamination:  How Traditional Criminal Restitution Principles and Section 2259 Undermine Cleaning Up the Toxic Waste of Child Pornography Possession, 40 New England Journal on Crim. and Civil Confinement ____ (2013) (forthcoming)

Slow Acid Drips and Evidentiary Nightmares: Smoothing Out the Rough Justice of Child Pornography Restitution with a Presumed Damages Theory, 49 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 1273 (2012)

Redemming an Empty Promise:  Procedural Justice, The Crime Victims' Rights Act, and the Victim's Right to be Reasonably Protected from the Accused, 78 Tenn. L. Rev. 47 (2010)

Equal Rights for Equal Rites?: Victim Allocution, Defendant Allocution and the Crime Victims' Rights Act, 26 Yale L. & Poly. Rev. 431 (2008)

Note, The Swinging Pendulum of Victims Rights: The Enforceability of Indiana's Victims' Rights Laws, 34 Ind. L. Rev. 1157 (2001)

PRESENTATIONS

Featured speaker:  Long-term Impact of Trauma on Victims of Crime, National Crime Victims' Rights Week Annual Seminar, Mayor's Crime Victim Advisory Assitance Council, Jacksonville, FL  (April 20123)

Panelist:  The Politics and Process of Pardon: Do Victim Voices Have a Place,? Northeast Regional Scholarship and Teaching Development Workshop, Albany, NY (February 2013)

Panelist/Moderator: Financial Compensation for Victims of Child Pornography, 14th International Symposium, World Society of Victimology, The Hauge, The Netherlands (May 2012)

Presenter:    A, B, C's of Representing Victims of Crime, National Crime Victims' Law Institute, Jacksonville, FL  (April 2012)

Roundtable presenter:  Criminal Restitution:  An Inappropriate Application of Joint and Several Liability in Child Pornography Possession Cases, Northeast Regional Scholarship and Teaching Development Workshop, Albany, NY (February 2012)

Panelist:  Understanding Victims' Rights, Mayor's Victims Assistance Advisory Council, Fall Forum - (September 2011)

Presenter:  Slow Acid Drips, Evidentiary Nightmares:  Smoothing Out the Rough Justice of Child Pornography Restitution with a Presumed Damages Theory, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Annual Conference, New Scholars Program, Hilton Head, SC (July 2011)

Presenter:  Redeeming an Empty Promise:  Procedural Justice, the Crime Victims' Right to be Reasonably Protected from the Accused, National Crime Victim Law Institute, Annual Conference, Due Process for Victims:  Meaningful Rights in Every Case, Portland, OR  (June 2010)

Co-presenter:  Beyond the Black Letter:  Promoting the Learning Process Through Continual Assessment in the First-Year Curriculum, Institute for Law Teaching & Learning, Summer Conference, Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, KS (June 2010)

Invited guest lecturer:  Searching for Reasonableness:  Procedural Justice and the Victim's Right to be Reasonably Protected from the Accused, Judge Stephanie K. Seymour Honorary Lecture, University of Tulsa College of Law, Tulsa, OK (April 2009)

Presentation/Panelist:  In Search of a Theory for Victim Allocution Sentencing Rights Under the Crime Victims' Rights Act, The Second Big Ten Aspiring Scholars' Conference, Bloomington, IN (August 2007)

Presentation/Panelist:  The Crime Victims' Rights Act:  Can the Criminal Justice System Respond Holistically to Crime Victims,?  6th Annual Norman Amaker Public Interest Law Social Justice Retreat, Indianapolis, IN (February 2007)