Faculty Profile

Peggy Tobolowsky

Title
Professor
Department
Criminal Justice
College
College of Health and Public Service

    

Education

JD, George Washington University, 1977.
Major: Law
BA, Washington University, 1974.
Major: Political Science, English

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 5200.601, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 5200.900, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2020 Syllabus
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5900.002, Special Problems, Spring 2019
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3201.900, Criminal Law, Fall 2018 SPOT
CJUS 3201.950, Criminal Law, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5200.900, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2018 SPOT
CJUS 5200.950, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2018 SPOT
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2017 SPOT
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 3201.900, Criminal Law, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 5900.004, Special Problems, Spring 2016 SPOT
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4200.001, Criminal Procedure, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
CJUS 4951.001, Honors College Capstone Thesis, Fall 2015
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2015 Syllabus
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2015
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 3201.900, Criminal Law, Spring 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 4901.001, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Spring 2014 Syllabus
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2013 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.002, Directed Studies, Fall 2013
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2013
CJUS 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Spring 2013
CJUS 4900.007, Special Problems, Spring 2013
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2012 Syllabus
CJUS 5950.002, Master's Thesis, Fall 2012
CJUS 5850.002, Directed Studies, Spring 2012
CJUS 4901.001, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Spring 2012 Syllabus
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2011 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.002, Directed Studies, Summer 5W2 2011
CJUS 5850.002, Directed Studies, Spring 2011
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2011
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2010 Syllabus
CJUS 5850.002, Directed Studies, Fall 2010
CJUS 5850.792, Directed Studies, Fall 2010
CJUS 5850.002, Directed Studies, Spring 2010
CJUS 4901.003, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Spring 2010
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2009
CJUS 5850.002, Directed Studies, Fall 2009
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2009
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2008
CJUS 4850.001, Internship in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2008
CJUS 4900.001, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
CJUS 4860.001, Studies in Criminal Justice, Summer 5W2 2008
CJUS 4850.001, Internship in Criminal Justice, Spring 2008
CJUS 4901.001, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Spring 2008
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2007
CJUS 4850.001, Internship in Criminal Justice, Fall 2007
CJUS 4901.001, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Fall 2007
CJUS 4900.001, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
CJUS 4900.002, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2007
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2007
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2006
CJUS 4850.001, Internship in Criminal Justice, Fall 2006
CJUS 4901.001, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Fall 2006
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2006
CJUS 4901.001, Senior Seminar: Criminal Justice and Public Policy, Spring 2006
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2005
CJUS 4250.001, Law and Social Problems, Fall 2005
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Spring 2005
CJUS 5200.001, Legal Aspects of the Criminal Justice System, Spring 2005
CJUS 3201.001, Criminal Law, Fall 2004
CJUS 4250.001, Law and Social Problems, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2016). Crime Victim Rights and Remedies, 3d ed.. Carolina Academic Press.
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2014). Excluding Intellectually Disabled Offenders from Execution.
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2010). Crime Victim Rights and Remedies , 2nd ed..
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2001). Crime Victim Rights and Remedies..
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2000). Understanding Victimology: Selected Readings ..
Book Chapter
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2018). Capital Offenders' Intellectual Disability and "Insanity". Routledge.
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2007). "Mental Health and the Death Penalty: Matters of Competency and Culpability." Current Legal Issues in Criminal Justice..
Book Review
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1998). Review of Capital Punishment and the Judicial Process.
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1997). Review of Paying for Crime: The Policies and Possibilities of Crime Victim Reimbursement.
Encyclopedia Article
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2009). "Victim Bill of Rights." The Praeger Handbook of Victimology..
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2009). "Victim Rights Constitutional Amendment." The Praeger Handbook of Victimology..
Journal Article
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2018). Preventing and Addressing Wrongful Convictions: The Texas Approach. Criminal Law Bulletin.
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2015). Mandamus Muddle: The Mandamus Review Standard for the Federal Crime Victims' Rights Act. University of Denver Criminal Law Review.
Tobolowsky, P. M., Trulson, C. R. (2015). What Happens After Commutation? An Examination of Institutional Misconduct by Previously Death-Sentenced Intellectually Disabled Capital Offenders.
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2011). "A Different Path Taken: Texas Capital Offenders' Post-Atkins Claims of Mental Retardation.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2011). "An Examination of Guilt, Shame, Empathy and Blaming Among a Sample of Incarcerated Male and Female Offenders".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2007). "The Road to Atkins and Beyond in Texas--The Tale of One Mentally Retarded Capital Offender.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2007). "To Panetti and Beyond--Defining and Identifying Capital Offenders Who Are Too 'Insane' to be Executed.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2004). "Capital Punishment and the Mentally Retarded Offender.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2004). "Police Referrals of Crime Victims to Compensation Sources: An Empirical Analysis of Attitudinal and Structural Impediments.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2004). "Texas and the Mentally Retarded Capital Offender. ".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2003). "Atkins Aftermath: Identifying Mentally Retarded Offenders and Excluding Them from Execution.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (2000). "Crime Victim Restitution: Its Past, Present, and Future.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1999). "Victim Participation in the Criminal Justice Process: Fifteen Years After the President' s Task Force on Victims of Crime. ".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1997). "'Constitutionalizing' Crime Victim Rights.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1994). "Drug-Related Behavior as a Predictor of Defendant Pretrial Misconduct.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1994). "The Gang Problem in Large and Small Cities: An Analysis of Police Perceptions in Nine States.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1993). "Pretrial Release in the 1990s: Texas Takes Another Look at Nonfinancial Release Conditions.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1993). "Restitution in the Federal Criminal Justice System.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1992). "A Case Study Method for Teaching Theoretical Criminology.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1992). "What Hath Penry Wrought?: Mitigating Circumstances and the Texas Death Penalty.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1991). "Drugs and Death: Congress Authorizes the Death Penalty for Certain Drug-Related Murders.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1991). "Participation of Incarcerated High School Drop-outs in County Jail Programs.".
Tobolowsky, P. M. (1976). Case Note. "Constitutional Law--Prisoners' Rights--Prison Superintendent Must Follow Written Standards Unrelated to Content of Speech When Deciding Whether to Grant Prisoner Requests for Personal Contact with Press--Main Road v. Aytch, 522 F.2d 1080 (3d Cir. 1975).".
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    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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