Jeff Holcomb Ph.D.

There are 9 included publications by Jeff Holcomb Ph.D.:

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Civil asset forfeiture, equitable sharing, and policing for profit in the United States 2011 1631 Purpose: Critics of asset forfeiture claim that forfeiture laws create financial incentives that inappropriately influence police behavior. The present study examines the relationship between measures of the financial incentive and legal burdens for ...
Executive clemency in Ohio: A historical assessment.” Ohio Corrections Research Compendium (Volume 2), 225-235 2004 15 Under the Ohio Constitution, the Governor has the authority to make decisions about executive clemency. This paper is a historical review of the nature of executive clemency, and the frequency of its use in the twentieth century. The use of clemency ...
Food for thought: An investigation of Food and Drug Administration reporting practices 2005 481 Criminologists and criminal justice researchers have neglected the behavior of regulatory agencies. Furthering the goal of focusing on the behavior of regulatory agencies, this article analyzes the reporting practices of the Food and Drug Administrat...
From the Field: “BAD TIME”: THE RISE AND FALL OF PENAL POLICY IN OHIO 2003 457 Correctional administrators have traditionally had a number of disciplinary tools at their discretion to maintain institutional control. Following the virtual elimination parole and good time credits, the State of Ohio created a unique penal policy t...
The Interactive Effects of Victim Race and Gender On Death Sentence Disparity Findings 2004 1906 Several death penalty studies have examined whether victim race is associated with differential death sentencing outcomes; however, these studies tend to ignore the potential interaction of victim race and victim gender on decision-making outcomes. T...
Racial disparity and death sentences in Ohio 2001 177 The use of the death penalty has resulted in a number of studies attempting to determine if its application is consistent with the guidelines established by the United States Supreme Court. In particular, many studies have assessed whether there are ...
Understanding The Influence Of Victim Gender In Death Penalty Cases: The Importance Of Victim Race, Sex-Related Victimization, and Jury Decision Making 2007 677 Using data from the Baldus, Woodworth, and Pulaski (1990) study of Georgia’s death penalty system, we examine the influence of victim gender in death penalty cases. Furthermore, to improve our understanding of the meaning of victim gender, we conside...
White Female Victims and Death Penalty Disparity Research 2004 2419 Empirical studies of the death penalty continue to find that the race and gender of homicide victims are associated with the severity of legal responses in homicide cases even after controlling for legally relevant factors. A limitation of this resea...
WHITE FEMALE VICTIMS AND DEATH PENALTY DISPARITY RESEARCH 2006 167 Empirical studies of the death penalty continue to find that the race and gender of homicide victims are associated with the severity of legal responses in homicide cases even after controlling for legally relevant factors. A limitation of this resea...