Center for Children, Family & the Law

Research Output

2020

Mandatory, fast, and fair: Case outcomes and procedural justice in a family drug court

Fessinger, M., Hazen, K., Bahm, J., Cole-Mossman, J., Heideman, R. & Brank, E., Mar 1 2020, In : Journal of Experimental Criminology. 16, 1, p. 49-77 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Outcomes of the Iowa Parent Partner program evaluation: Stability of reunification and re-entry into foster care

Chambers, J. M., Lint, S., Thompson, M. G., Carlson, M. W. & Graef, M. I., Sep 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 104, 104353.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Police surveillance of cell phone location data: Supreme Court versus public opinion

Marshall, E. W., Groscup, J. L., Brank, E. M., Perez, A. & Hoetger, L. A., Nov 1 2019, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 37, 6, p. 751-775 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2018

Four decades of the journal Law and Human Behavior: a content analysis

Wylie, L. E., Hazen, K. P., Hoetger, L. A., Haby, J. A. & Brank, E. M., May 1 2018, In : Scientometrics. 115, 2, p. 655-693 39 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Measuring Older Adult Confidence in the Courts and Law Enforcement

Hamm, J. A., Wylie, L. E. & Brank, E., Apr 1 2018, In : Criminal Justice Policy Review. 29, 3, p. 301-316 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2017

Public health framing and attribution: Analysis of the first lady’s remarks and news coverage on childhood obesity

Andersen, J. A., Wylie, L. E. & Brank, E. M., Jan 1 2017, In : Cogent Social Sciences. 3, 1, 1268748.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

Differing Perspectives on Older Adult Caregiving

Brank, E. M. & Wylie, L. E., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Applied Gerontology. 35, 7, p. 698-720 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Exploring Lawyer Misconduct: An Examination of the Self-Regulation Process

Piquero, N. L., Meitl, M. B., Brank, E. M., Woolard, J. L., Lanza-Kaduce, L. & Piquero, A. R., May 3 2016, In : Deviant Behavior. 37, 5, p. 573-584 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Father Involvement in Dependency Review Hearings

Wingrove, T., Beal, S. J. & Weisz, V., Oct 19 2016, In : Journal of Public Child Welfare. 10, 5, p. 495-504 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2015

Age and lineup type differences in the own-race bias

Wylie, L. E., Bergt, S., Haby, J., Brank, E. M. & Bornstein, B. H., May 28 2015, In : Psychology, Crime and Law. 21, 5, p. 490-506 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Using mail surveys to assess perceptions of law enforcement officers and prosecuting attorneys regarding parental involvement laws

Brank, E. M., Hoetger, L. A., Wylie, L. E. & Scott, L. B., Jan 1 2015, Handbook of Community Sentiment. Springer New York, p. 99-110 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

All in the Family: A Retrospective Study Comparing Sibling Bullying and Peer Bullying

Hoetger, L. A., Hazen, K. P. & Brank, E. M., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Family Violence. 30, 1, p. 103-111 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Development and Initial Findings of an Implementation Process Measure for Child Welfare System Change

Armstrong, M. I., McCrae, J. S., Graef, M. I., Richards, T., Lambert, D., Bright, C. L. & Sowell, C., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Public Child Welfare. 8, 1, p. 94-177 84 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Disputed paraphilia diagnoses and legal decision making: A case law survey of paraphilia NOS, nonconsent

King, C. M., Wylie, L. E., Brank, E. M. & Heilbrun, K., Aug 2014, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 20, 3, p. 294-308 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Judicial case management in predicting length of stay in foster care

Beal, S. J., Wingrove, T. & Weisz, V., Sep 2014, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 44, p. 16-19 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Misinformation effect in older versus younger adults: A meta-analysis and review

Wylie, L. E., Patihis, L., McCuller, L. L., Davis, D., Brank, E. M., Loftus, E. F. & Bornstein, B. H., Jan 1 2014, The Elderly Eyewitness in Court. Taylor and Francis, p. 38-66 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

13 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations
2013

Dependency courts and science

Weisz, V., Mar 1 2013, Problem Solving Courts: Social Science and Legal Perspectives. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461474036. p. 55-62 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

The intended and unintended consequences of problem-solving courts

Brank, E. M. & Haby, J. A., Mar 1 2013, Problem Solving Courts: Social Science and Legal Perspectives. Springer New York, Vol. 9781461474036. p. 239-251 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations

The Legal System Experiences of Children, Families, and Professionals Who Work with Them

Weisz, V., Beal, S. J. & Wingrove, T., Jan 24 2013, Stress, Trauma, and Wellbeing in the Legal System. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

4 Scopus citations
2012

American Indian Women and Sexual Assault: Challenges and New Opportunities

Gebhardt, A. R. & Woody, J. D., Aug 1 2012, In : Affilia - Journal of Women and Social Work. 27, 3, p. 237-248 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Best outcomes for Indian children

Porter, L. L., Zink, P. P., Gebhardt, A. R., Ells, M. & Graef, M. I., Dec 1 2012, In : Child welfare. 91, 3, p. 135-156 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bullying

Brank, E. M., Hoetger, L. A. & Hazen, K. P., Dec 1 2012, In : Annual Review of Law and Social Science. 8, p. 213-230 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

18 Scopus citations

The Historical, Jurisprudential, and Empirical Wisdom of Parental Responsibility Laws

Brank, E. M. & Scott, L., Mar 1 2012, In : Social Issues and Policy Review. 6, 1, p. 26-53 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2011

Baby boomers at work: Growing older and working more

Brank, E. M., Dec 1 2011, Disability and Aging Discrimination: Perspectives in Law and Psychology. Springer New York, p. 93-105 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations

Children's participation in foster care hearings

Weisz, V., Wingrove, T., Beal, S. J. & Faith-Slaker, A., Apr 1 2011, In : Child Abuse and Neglect. 35, 4, p. 267-272 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Holding parents responsible: Is Vicarious Responsibility the Public's Answer to Juvenile Crime?

Brank, E. M., Greene, E. & Hochevar, K., Nov 1 2011, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 17, 4, p. 507-529 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Why were millions of people not obeying the law? Motivational influences on non-compliance with the law in the case of music piracy

Wingrove, T., Korpas, A. L. & Weisz, V., Mar 1 2011, In : Psychology, Crime and Law. 17, 3, p. 261-276 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Scopus citations
2010

Assessing school and student predictors of weapons reporting

Wylie, L. E., Gibson, C. L., Brank, E. M., Fondacaro, M. R., Smith, S. W., Brown, V. E. & Miller, S. A., Sep 7 2010, In : Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 8, 4, p. 351-372 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations
2009

Juveniles' knowledge of the court process: Results from instruction from an electronic source

Driver, C. & Brank, E. M., Sep 29 2009, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 27, 4, p. 627-642 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

PROCEDURAL JUSTICE IN RESOLVING FAMILY DISPUTES: IMPLICATIONS FOR CHILDHOOD BULLYING

Brubacher, M. R., Fondacaro, M. R., Brank, E. M., Brown, V. E. & Miller, S. A., Aug 1 2009, In : Psychology, Public Policy, and Law. 15, 3, p. 149-167 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2008

An experimental juvenile probation program: Effects on parent and peer relationships

Brank, E., Lane, J., Turner, S., Fain, T. & Sehgal, A., Apr 1 2008, In : Crime and Delinquency. 54, 2, p. 193-224 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Procedural justice in family conflict resolution and deviant peer group involvement among adolescents: The mediating influence of peer conflict

Stuart, J., Fondacaro, M., Miller, S. A., Brown, V. & Brank, E. M., Jul 1 2008, In : Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 37, 6, p. 674-684 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Punishing my parents: Juveniles' perspectives on parental responsibility

Brank, E. M. & Lane, J., Aug 12 2008, In : Criminal Justice Policy Review. 19, 3, p. 333-348 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2007

A specialized domestic violence court in South Carolina: An example of procedural justice for victims and defendants

Gover, A. R., Brank, E. M. & MacDonald, J. M., Jun 1 2007, In : Violence Against Women. 13, 6, p. 603-626 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

Development and confirmatory factor analysis of the community norms of child neglect scale

Goodvin, R., Johnson, D. R., Hardy, S. A., Graef, M. I. & Chambers, J. M., Feb 1 2007, In : Child Maltreatment. 12, 1, p. 68-85 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Elder research: Filling an important gap in psychology and law

Brank, E. M., Nov 15 2007, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 25, 5, p. 701-716 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations

Will they tell? Weapons reporting by middle-school youth

Brank, E. M., Woolard, J. L., Brown, V. E., Fondacaro, M., Luescher, J. L., Chinn, R. G. & Miller, S. A., Apr 1 2007, In : Youth Violence and Juvenile Justice. 5, 2, p. 125-146 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations
2006

All parents are to blame (except this one): Global versus specific attitudes related to parental responsibility laws

Brank, E. M., Hays, S. A. & Weisz, V., Nov 1 2006, In : Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 36, 11, p. 2670-2684 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Classroom-based cognitive-behavioral intervention to prevent aggression: Efficacy and social validity

Daunic, A. P., Smith, S. W., Brank, E. M. & Penfield, R. D., Apr 1 2006, In : Journal of School Psychology. 44, 2, p. 123-139 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Scopus citations

Identity orientation, voice, and judgments of procedural justice during late adolescence

Fondacaro, M. R., Brank, E. M., Stuart, J., Villanueva-Abraham, S., Luescher, J. & McNatt, P. S., Dec 1 2006, In : Journal of Youth and Adolescence. 35, 6, p. 987-997 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations
2005
12 Scopus citations
2004

Paying for the crimes of their children: Public support of parental responsibility

Brank, E. M. & Weisz, V., Sep 1 2004, In : Journal of Criminal Justice. 32, 5, p. 465-475 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2003

The Court-Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program: Bringing Information to Child Abuse & Neglect Cases

Weisz, V. & Thai, N., Aug 1 2003, In : Child Maltreatment. 8, 3, p. 204-210 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations
2002

A teen court evaluation with a therapeutic jurisprudence perspective

Weisz, V., Lott, R. C. & Thai, N. D., Aug 19 2002, In : Behavioral Sciences and the Law. 20, 4, p. 381-392 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

13 Scopus citations
2000

An early stage evaluation model for assessing the effectiveness of comprehensive community initiatives: Three case studies in Nebraska

Murphy-Berman, V., Schnoes, C. & Chambers, J. M., May 1 2000, In : Evaluation and Program Planning. 23, 2, p. 157-163 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Costing child protective services staff turnover

Graef, M. I. & Hill, E. L., Sep 1 2000, In : Child welfare. 79, 5, p. 517-533 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

55 Scopus citations

Empowerment evaluation applied: Experiences, analysis, and recommendations from a case study

Schnoes, C. J., Murphy-Berman, V. & Chambers, J. M., Jan 1 2000, In : American Journal of Evaluation. 21, 1, p. 53-64 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations

Social disorganization outside the metropolis: An analysis of rural youth violence

Osgood, D. W. & Chambers, J. M., Feb 2000, In : Criminology. 38, 1, p. 81-116 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

336 Scopus citations