And while there are an estimated 100,000 streetwalking prostitutes operating in the U. at any given time, the public’s knowledge about these workers and their relations to pimps is based primarily on media stereotypes (Brewer et. At one extreme, we see exemplars of prostitutes with hearts of gold in movies such as Pretty Woman, Leaving Las Vegas, and Taxi Driver, while at the other extreme we are exposed to images of black fishnets, knee-length boots, and drug abuse. Rationale: Daubert Analysis Overall the court found that Dr. Cooper submitted curriculum vitae and during the Daubert hearing Dr. Cooper is faculty at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine and at the University of Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland; Dr.Rarely does the media provide an accurate portrayal of prostitution or the pimp-prostitute relationship. Cooper has evaluated and treated individuals who have been sexually exploited, is familiar with relevant literature, lectures internationally on the subject, and has co-authored two books.The court recognized that the criteria normally used to guide reliability as identified by the Supreme Court was not applicable in this case.
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The court wrote that "While such testimony is well suited for congressional hearings on appropriate penalties, it would not aid a juror in assessing whether a crime was committed." (2) Testimony regarding the medical and mental health aspects of prostitution generally was admissible.
(i) The methodology with respect to medical and mental health aspects of prostitution generally was reliable.
The court found that this evidence could help explain why women did not leave their pimps and could address the vulnerability and enticement of women.
Generally, it would help to "demystify the relationship between pimp and prostitute" and would "provide a framework … [will] enable the jury to more meaningfully evaluate whether the element of coercion has been established by the Government beyond a reasonable doubt." (3) Testimony about the specific women in the case was not admissible.Cooper admitted was unusual absent a pre-existing doctor/patient relationship.For example, during the course of one of the 1-hour conversation, Dr.(ii) Fit - the testimony was relevant and would assist the trier of fact Dr.Cooper would be providing information on the dynamics of the typical pimp-prostitute relationship, the methods of grooming prostitutes and the deterrents to escaping. Cooper would also testify about syndromes related to young women in prostitution, specifically commercial sexual exploitation of children and youth syndrome "CSECY".Social framework testimony seems especially appropriate in these cases as Monahan and Walker (2010) state: "[Social] frameworks often tell jurors something they do not already know, or disabuse them of common but erroneous perceptions.". It was irrelevant and would unduly prejudice the defendants. Public Link: December 8, 2005 Defendants Williams and Hayes and 14 other accused were charged with thirty-two counts alleging a mutli-year, national conspiracy to engage in interstate sex trafficking of women and girls.Mary runs the prostitution business and manages the finances brought in by the girls who are hooked in by Lucy. He is so proud of his parents that he decides to work with some of his friends on a new caper.Meanwhile, Junior pulls his own weight through his drug dealings. They begin breaking into homes and businesses to steal and then sell the stolen goods.(ii) The methodology used to understand the medical and mental health of the women involved in the specific case was not reliable. Cooper did not locate the medical records of the women and that Dr.Cooper diagnosed the women based on telephone conversations that lasted 1 hour, which even Dr.