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"Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea": An Investigation into the Treatment of mens rea in the Quest to Hold Individuals Accountable for Genocide

"Actus non facit reum, nisi mens sit rea": An Investigation into the Treatment of mens rea in the Quest to Hold Individuals Accountable for Genocide

Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Jung, Andrew M. & King, Kimi L.
Description: This paper discusses a research investigation into the treatment of mens rea in the quest to hold individuals accountable for genocide. This paper focuses on doctrinal controversies and examines how genocide is and has been addressed by modern tribunals, with special emphasis on the subjective mens rea (mental element) required for genocide.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Death Row Days: Factors Affecting the Rate of Execution in the State of Texas

Death Row Days: Factors Affecting the Rate of Execution in the State of Texas

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Samaniego-Kopsky, Rebekah & King, Kimi L.
Description: This paper discusses research on the factors, especially racial bias, affecting the rate of execution in the state of Texas.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The First World War: American Ideals and Wilsonian Idealism in Foreign Policy

The First World War: American Ideals and Wilsonian Idealism in Foreign Policy

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Durant, Karis & Campbell, Randolph B., 1940-
Description: This paper discusses research on foreign policy during the First World War.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected?

For-Profit Versus Nonprofit Microfinance: How are the poor affected?

Date: April 3, 2008
Creator: Weinberg, Brian R.; Cox, Gloria C. & McPherson, Michael
Description: This paper discusses research on the microfinance industry, for-profit versus nonprofit models, and the efficacy of microfinance in alleviating poverty.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Legitimacy and Participation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Public Opinion in Costa Rica, 2004-2008

Legitimacy and Participation: A Longitudinal Analysis of Public Opinion in Costa Rica, 2004-2008

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Pascoe, Henry & Booth, John A.
Description: This study analyzes in a longitudinal context the dimensional conceptualization of legitimacy set forth by Booth and Seligson in 'The Legitimacy Puzzle in Latin America,' in which they found that legitimacy was composed of six different dimensions: regime institutions, regime principles, local government, political actors, political community, and regime performance.
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Palestinian Perspective on Peace with Israel

Palestinian Perspective on Peace with Israel

Date: March 30, 2006
Creator: Wright, Kelly & Sahliyeh, Emile F.
Description: This paper discusses research on Palestinian perspectives on peace with Israel.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
Popular Resistance, Leadership Attitudes, and Turkish Accession to the European Union

Popular Resistance, Leadership Attitudes, and Turkish Accession to the European Union

Date: April 14, 2011
Creator: Dean, Tahirah & Breuning, Marijke
Description: This paper discusses research on popular resistance, leadership attitudes, and Turkish accession to the European Union (E.U.).
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
The Subjectivity of State Legitimacy

The Subjectivity of State Legitimacy

Date: April 2, 2009
Creator: Siddiqi, Ahmed & Ruderman, Richard
Description: Paper on the subjectivity of state legitimacy.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College
When the Chief Dissents: Examining the Effect of Instiutional and Administrative Responsibilities, 1946-2008

When the Chief Dissents: Examining the Effect of Instiutional and Administrative Responsibilities, 1946-2008

Date: April 15, 2010
Creator: Redding, Kory & Collins, Paul M.
Description: This paper discusses research examining the effect of institutional and administrative responsibilities of Supreme Court Justices.
Contributing Partner: UNT Honors College