10th Anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard
October 07, 2008 at 9:45 AM
This week marks the 10th anniversary of the murder of Matthew Shepard. The 21-year old student at the University of Wyoming was brutally beaten in a hate crime and died from severe head injuries. The issues of hate crime legislation continue to be debated in the public arena and in our country's law schools. Here is a partial list of materials available at SCU libraries that pertain to hate crimes and hate crime legislation.
Losing Matt Shepard : life and politics in the aftermath of the anti-gay murder / Beth Loffreda / HV6250.4.H66 L63 2000
Punishing hate : bias crimes under American law / Frederick M. Lawrence / KF9345.L39 1999
Hate crimes : criminal law and identity politics / James B. Jacobs, Kimberly Potter / KF9345.J33 1998
Policing hatred : law enforcement, civil rights, and hate crimes / Jeannine Bell / (call number pending)