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14 Charleston L. Rev. 341 (2020)
When Culture and Law Collide: The Role of Cultural Differences in Court Decisions

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   WHEN CULTURE AND LAW COLLIDE: THE
     ROLE OF CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN
                  COURT DECISIONS

    Monica  K. Miller, Waleed A. Jami,  and  Lauren A.
                       Anderson',



ABSTRACT           ............................... ...... 342
INTRODUCTION           ...........................   ...... 342
CONCEPTS RELATED TO CULTURE AND LAW...................344
     Definition of Culture .............................. 345
         Equality..................................345
         Multiculturalism...........................348
         Acculturation.   ............................. 350
     Therapeutic Jurisprudence and Procedural Justice.........352
     Culturally-shaped behavior  ........................ 354
COURT   STANDARDS AND THE CULTURAL DEFENSE ...... 357
     Court Standards        ..................................... 358
     Nuances  of the Cultural Defense         ........... ....... 359
     Current Cultural Defense Court Cases ........        ........ 362
         S.D. v. M.J.R     ........................  .....362
         United States v. Nagarwala et al ..........     .....363


* Department of Criminal Justice and Interdisciplinary Social Psychology PhD
Program, University of Nevada, Reno.
  Interdisciplinary Social Psychology PhD Program, University of Nevada,
Reno.
*  Department of Criminal Justice, University of Nevada, Reno.

Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Monica K.
Miller, J.D., PhD., Department of Criminal Justice and Interdisciplinary Social
Psychology PhD Program. Mailstop 214, University of Nevada, Reno at
mkmiller@unr.edu.

We would like to thank Tatyana Kaplan for supporting our work on this paper.

The authors have no conflict of interest.


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