- Christopher Tottenand
Christopher Totten is an Associate Professor of Criminal Justice (Law) in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Kennesaw State University. A graduate of Princeton University (A.B. 1997) and Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 2000; LL.M. 2002), his research interests span criminal procedure and law (focus on police searches/seizures and interrogations), international crime (focus on adjudication), and criminal law and society (focus on courts/jurisprudence and police attitudes using social science research techniques). He is also the criminal law commentator of the Criminal Law Bulletin (volumes 46 through 51).
- James Purdon
James Purdon is a recent graduate (2015) of the Master of Science in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) program in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Kennesaw State University. The research for this paper was conducted, in part, during a graduate research assistantship he completed under the supervision of Dr. Totten. This research also formed the basis, in part, for his successfully completed thesis. This thesis was completed in partial fulfillment of the MSCJ degree requirements.