STARRS, JAMES



BOOKS


(With Gale, Kira). The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation. Omaha : River Junction Press, 2009. 


(With Ramsland, Katherine). A Voice for the Dead: A Forensic Investigator's Pursuit of the Truth in the Grave. New York: Putnam, 2005. 


Meriwether Lewis, His Death and His Monument: An Historical and Pictorial Portfolio. Washington, DC: J.E. Starrs, 1997. 


The Literary Cyclist. New York: Breakaway Books, 1997. 


(with Moenssens, Andre A. and Fred E. Inbau). Scientific Evidence in Criminal Cases. 4th ed. Mineola, NY: Foundation Press, 1995. 

Third edition published in 1986.


The Noiseless Tenor: The Bicycle Literature. New York: Cornwall books, 1982. 


Scientific Sleuthing: An Institute in the Criminal Law Uses of the Crime Lab and the Forensic Sciences. Washington, DC: Department of Forensic Sciences, The George Washington University, 1974. 



LAW REVIEW ARTICLES & CHAPTERS IN BOOKS


"A Critical Analysis of Selected Features of Fingerprinting." in Forensic Science and Law: Investigative Applications in Criminal, Civil and Family Justice, edited by Cyril H. Wecht & John T. Rago. Boca Raton: CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006.


"A Heady Post-Revolutionary War Sea Battle and Medical Brew."  36 Academy News, no. 2, p. 34-36 (Mar./Apr., 2006).


"The Supreme Court Confronts a Self-Inflicted Wound." 36 Academy News 26-28 (2006).


"Foreword," in Forensic Science: An Introduction to Scientific and Investigative Techniques, edited by Stuart H. James & Jon J. Nordby. 2nd ed. Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis/CRC Press, 2005.


"A F.O.I.A. Battle Portends in the U.S. Supreme Court." 34 Academy News 18 (2004).


"Embracery and Other Uncommon Common Law Crimes." 34 Academy News 29 (2004).


"Dictasapienti and Others in the Forensic Sciences as Well." 33 Academy News no. 6, p. 20-22 (Nov. 2003).


"Crime in Extremis: The Perverse Manifestations of Stalking." 23 Scientific Sleuthing Review 1-5 (Winter 1999/2000).


"In the U.S. Supreme Court: New Wine in Old Evidence Bottles." 30 Academy News 16-17 (July 2000).


"Judicial Control over Scientific Supermen: Fingerprint Experts and Others who Exceed the Bounds." 35 Criminal Law Bulletin 234-276 (1999).


"There's Something about Novel Scientific Evidence." 28 Southwestern University Law Review 417-438 (1999).


"Faking it! - A Monograph on Dissimulation in the Justice System." 20 Scientific Sleuthing Review 1-5 (Spring 1996).


"Recent Developments in Federal and State Rules Pertaining to Medical and Scientific Expert Testimony." 34 Duquesne Law Review 813-849 (1996).


"The Death of a Hero: Meriwether Lewis - Suicide or Homicide?" 20 Scientific Sleuthing Review 1-6 (Summer 1996).


"Forensic Scientific Evidence and Testimony in the Courtroom." 2 Shepard's Expert and Scientific Evidence Quarterly 681-684 (1995).


(with Midkiff, Charles R.). "The Expert's Qualifications or Qualifictions: The Courtroom as a Laboratory" 19 Scientific Sleuthing Review 1-5 (Winter 1995).


"The Greening of Justice - A Factual Fable." 19 Scientific Sleuthing Review 1-3 (Fall 1995).


"Frye v. United States Restructured and Revitalized: A Proposal to Amend Federal Evidence Rule 702." 26 Jurimetrics Journal 249-259 (1986).


"Once More Unto the Breech: The Firearms Evidence in the Sacco and Vanzetti Case Revisited: Part I." 31 Journal of Forensic Sciences 630-654 (1986).


"Once More Unto the Breech: The Firearms Evidence in the Sacco and Vanzetti Case Revisited: Part II." 31 Journal of Forensic Sciences 1050-1078 (1986).


"In the Land of Agog: An Allegory for the Expert Witness." 30 Journal of Forensic Sciences 289-308 (1985).


"A Miscue in Fingerprint Identification: Causes and Concerns." 12 Journal of Police Science and Administration 287-296 (1984).


"Comments on Discovery and Its Application to the Lindbergh Kidnapping Case." 101 Federal Rules Decisions 625-634 (1984).


"Fair Weather's Gentlest Calamity." American Wheelman (July 1983).


"The Prosecution of Bruno Richard Hauptmann: An Imitation of Falconry." 28 Journal of Forensic Sciences 1083-1107 (1983).


"To Err is Human, Infallibility is Divine." 7 Scientific Sleuthing Newsletter 1-4 (January 1983).


"A Still-Life Watercolor: Frye v. United States." 27 Journal of Forensic Sciences 684-694 (July 1982).


"Continuing Complexities in the Consumer Class Action." 49 Journal of Urban Law 349-362 (1971).

Reprinted in Annual Report of New York State Bar Association 38-52 (1971).


"Ethical Obligations of the Forensic Scientist in the Criminal Justice System." 54 Journal of A.O.A.C. 906-914 (1971).


"Comment on Entrapment." 1 Working Papers of the National Commission on Reform of the Federal Criminal Laws 303-328 (1970).


"The Consumer Class Action - Part I: Consideration of Equity." 49 Boston University Law Review 211-250 (1969).


"The Consumer Class Action - Part II: Consideration of Procedure." 49 Boston University Law Review 407-513 (1969).


"Southern Juvenile Courts: A Study of Irony, Civil Rights, and Judicial Practice." 13 Crime and Delinquency289-306 (1967).


"The Disease Concept of Alcoholism and Traditional Criminal Law Theory." 19 South Carolina Law Review 349-369 (1967).


"The Forbidding Fruits of Capital Punishment." 205 The Catholic World 286 (August 1967).


"A Sense of Irony in Southern Juvenile Courts." 1 Harvard Civil Rights - Civil Liberties Law Review 129-151 (1966).


"Professional Responsibility: Three Basic Propositions." 5 American Criminal Law Quarterly 17-22 (1966).


"A Modest Proposal to Insure Justice for Crime Victims." 50 Minnesota Law Review 285-310 (1965).


"Crossing a Pedagogical Hellespont Via the Pervasive System." 17 Journal of Legal Education 365-383 (1965).


"The Illinois Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963 - An Analysis and Critique in Three Parts." 2 Illinois Continuing Legal Education (Part One) (1964).
2 Illinois Continuing Legal Education 123 (Part Two) (1964).
3 Illinois Continuing Legal Education (Part Three) (1964).


"The Right of Privacy Action." 1 Illinois Continuing Legal Education 41 (1963).


"Attorneys in Doubt." 8 The Catholic Lawyer 131-141 (1962).


"Res Nova in Illinois Land Use Planning." 12 DePaul Law Review 44-58 (1962).


"A Study of the Divergent Views Concerning the New York Youth Court Act." in Sixth Annual Report of the New York State Judicial Conference 83-143. 1961.


"The Post-Conviction Hearing Act, 1949-1960 and Beyond." 10 DePaul Law Review 397-412 (1961).


"The Regulatory Offense in Historical Perspective." In Essays in Criminal Science 235-267, Edited by Gerhard Mueller. South Hackensack, NJ: Rothman, 1961.



BOOK REVIEWS


 Review of Strategic Use of Scientific Evidence, by J.A. Tarantino. 35 Journal of Forensic Sciences 1497-1500 (1990).


 Review of Environmental Dispute Resolution, by L.S. Bacon and M. Wheeler. 21 Journal of Forensic Sciences 1517-1518 (1986).


 Review of Southern Justice, edited by Leon Friedman. 18 Western Reserve Law Review 739-745 (1967).


(with Starrs, Barbara A.). "Legal Aspects of the Civil Rights Movement." (Review of the book review by Nancy T. Dungan & Malcolm T. Dungan of Legal Aspects of the Civil Rights Movement appearing at 34 George Washington Law Review 570 (1960). 13 Howard Law Journal 217-219 (Winter 1967).


 Review of Human Acts: An Essay in their Moral Evaluation, by Eric D'Arcy. 33 George Washington Law Review 1159-1167 (1965).


 Review of Hall's General Principles of Criminal Law, by Jerome Hall. 36 New York University Law Review 753-758 (1961).



OTHER


(editor with Midkiff, Charles R.). Scientific Sleuthing Review. Washington DC: The George Washington University Law School, 1989- .
Continues Scientific Sleuthing Newsletter.


(editor with Midkiff, Charles R.). Scientific Sleuthing Newletter. Oakton, VA: Mid-Atlantic Association of Forensic Scientists, 1983-1988.
Continued by Scientific Sleuthing Review,


Control of Esthetics by Covenants and Zoning. Pamphlet published by the City of Chicagoi, Dept. of Urban Renewal.


"Tributes." (To Professor Thomas W. Mallison). 55 George Washington Law Review 191-193 (1987).


Editor. Scientific Sleuthing Review. 1983- . (Quarterly.)