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"When the Gavel Falls: Prosecution and Defense Strategies in American Terrorism Trials"

Chris Shields. LFB Scholarly Publishing, LLC, Fall 2012 Estimated release date.


"Patterns of precursor behaviors in the life span of a U.S. environmental terrorist group" Smith, Brent L. and Kelly R. Damphousse. Criminology and Public Policy Vol. 8, Issue 3.

“How 9/11 Changed the Investigation and Prosecution of Terrorism”, Shields, Christopher A., Kelly R. Damphousse, and Brent L. Smith. In Morgan, Matthew (ed.), The Day that Changed Everything? An Interdisciplinary Series of Edited Volumes on the Impact of 9/11, Vol. 3., 2009.


"A Look at Terrorist Behavior: How They Prepare, Where They Strike" Smith Brent L., National Institute of Justice Journal. Pp. 2-6, Issue Number 260 Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Justice.

"Geospatial and Temporal Patterns of Preparatory Conduct Among American Terrorists" Cothren, Jackson, Brent L. Smith, Paxton Roberts, and Kelly R. Damphousse. International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice. 32(1):23-42.

An analysis of prosecutorial and defense strategies in federal terrorism trials from 1980 to 2004, Christopher A. Shields. Dissertation, ProQuest ISBM 0549963596, 2008.


"The Morning After: Assessing the Effect of Major Terrorism Events on Prosecution Strategies and Outcomes" Damphousse , Kelly R. and Chris Shields. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 23(2), 174-194.


"Victims, Punishment, and Parole: The Effect of Victim Participation on Parole Hearings” Morgan, Kathryn, and Brent L. Smith. Criminology & Public Policy, 4(2): 333-360.

“The Changing Face of American Terrorism” Corley, Sarah, Brent L. Smith, and Kelly R. Damphouse in Lynne Snowden and Bradley Whitsell (Ed.) Terrorism: Research, Readings, and Realities. New York, NY: Prentice Hall.


"When Terrorism Hits Home: How Prepared are Local and State Law Enforcement?" Lois M. Davis, K. Jack Riley, Greg Ridgeway, Jennifer E. Pace, Sarah K. Cotton, Paul Steinberg, Kelly Damphousse, Brent L. Smith. RAND Corporation

“Terrorism and Empirical Testing: Using Indictment Data to Assess Changes in Terrorist Conduct” Damphousse, Kelly R. and Brent L. Smith. in Mathieu Deflem (Ed.) Terrorism And Counter-Terrorism: Criminological Perspectives. Pp. 75-92. Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier Science .

“1993 World Trade Center Attack: The Forgotten Bombing” Kelly R. Damphousse, Jason Lawson, and Brent L. Smith in Frankie Bailey and Steven Chermak (eds.) Famous American Crimes and Trials: 1981-2000. Pp. 229-248 Westport, CN: Praeger.


“The Targets and Intended of Terrorist Activities in the United States” Damphouse, Kelly, Brent L. Smith, and Amy Karlson in Dilip Das and Peter Kratcoski (Eds.) Meeting the Challenges of Global Terrorism: Prevention, Control and Recovery. Pp. 171-188 New York: Lexington.


"The Prosecution and Punishment of International Terrorists in Federal Court: 1980-1999" Smith, Brent L., Kelly Damphousse, Freedom Jackson, and Amy Karlson. Criminology and Public Policy, 1(3): 311-338.


“Terrorism and the American System of Criminal Justice” Smith, Brent L., Kelly Damphousse, and Amy Karlson in Toni DuPont-Morales, Michael Hooper and Judy Schmidt (eds.) Pp. 447-460Handbook of Criminal Justice Administration. New York: Marcel Dekker.


“Should Official Statistics be the Primary Source for Research on American Terrorism?”  Smith, Brent John R. Fuller and Eric Hickey (ed.) Pp. 51-57 Controversial Issues in Criminology. Allyn and Bacon.


"Terrorism, Politics, and Punishment: A Test of Structural Contextual Theory and the Liberation Hypothesis" Smith, Brent L. and Kelly R. Damphousse. Criminology, 36(1):67-92.


“The American Terrorist, 1980-2000: Characteristics, Trends, and Prospects for the Future” Smith, Brent L. and Kelly R. Damphousse in The Future of Terrorism: Violence in the New Millenium. Pp. 132 -154 Harvey Kushner (ed.) Sage Publications.


"Punishing Political Offenders: The Effect of Political Motive on Federal Sentencing Decisions" Smith, Brent L. and Kelly Damphousse. Criminology, 34(3):289-321.


"America's Response to Terrorism: An Empirical Analysis of Federal Intervention Strategies During the 1980's" Smith, Brent L. and Gregory Orvis. Justice Quarterly. 10(4):663-683.

"Terrorists Right and Left: Empirical Issues in Profiling American Terrorists" Smith, Brent L. and Karthryn D. Morgan. Studies in Conflict Terrorism Vol. 17. pp. 39-57

Terrorism in America: Pipe Bombs and Pipe Dreams Smith, Brent L. Albany, New York: State University of New York Press.


"Antiterrorism Legislation in the United States: Problems and Implications," Smith, Brent L. Terrorism: An International Journal, 7(2):213-231.


"Countering Terrorism: The Development of an Instructional Model for Appropriate Military Involvement"Smith, Brent L., and James Fraser. Conflict Quarterly, 2(3):30-39.