James E. Shaw, Ph.D. Criminal and Civil Court-Certified Expert: Litigation Support and Trial Testimony Gangs; School Safety; Youth Violence; Child Sexual Abuse Reporting Protocols (310) 678-6950 (cell.); (310) 649-5118 (fax). Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Website: http://expertincourt.blogspot.com. Commentator for NBC, ABC, CNN, and MSNBC, and author of the nationally-acclaimed book, Jack and Jill, Why They Kill (peer-reviewed by RAND Corporation), and the forthcoming book, GANGrene: Lost Souls Poisoning Homeland Security Federal Appointment: Dr. Shaw is on the Faculty of the United States Courts Office of Defender Services Training Branch. Dr. Shaw is a member of the Oversight Committee of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio R. Villaraigosa?s Office of Gang Reduction and Youth Development (GRYD). Dr. Shaw is a member on the Panel of Experts of the Los Angeles Superior Court, Criminal Division, Foltz Criminal Justice Center; and he is a graduate of the Los Angeles Police Department?s ?Community Policing Academy? program. Dr. Shaw holds the State of California License No. 030129796: Pupil Counseling, Grades K through 12. Under Williams v. State of California, Dr. Shaw, as one of the California State Legislature-appointed Professional Team Leaders, went into public schools to ensure school administrator-compliance with the stipulations and terms (re school safety, teacher certification, and sufficient textbooks/curricular materials) of the massive and historic class action litigation affecting the CA?s 58 counties. Dr. Shaw served as Director of Child Welfare for the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District, and as Prosecutor in the Norwalk Superior Court?s Truancy Court. Dr. Shaw served on the Multi-Agency Task Consortium Against Gangs. Dr. Shaw served as a member of the Child Death Review Committee of the Los Angeles County Interagency Council Against Abuse and Neglect (I.C.A.N.). For many years Dr. Shaw, through the Los Angeles County Office of Education, was a Consultant-Trainer on ?Child Abuse Mandated Reporting Requirements?, and trained the county?s 81 school districts on mandated reporting materials provided by the State Attorney. Curriculum Vita of Dr. James E. Shaw 2 Dr. Shaw, as an invited keynote speaker, addressed the audience and media at the Columbine High School memorial ceremony in honor of the slain victims. Dr. Shaw was the keynote speaker at the annual, nationally-renowned St. Mary?s Medical Center?s Child Abuse Conference, in Walla Walla, Washington. During his four-year in-person/in-prison research on children who killed, Dr. Shaw coined the term ?adolescentcide? (the phenomenon of children killing children) used by the media following the Columbine High School and other campus tragedies. Dr. Shaw is a member of the California State Sheriff?s Education Association. Dr. Shaw, for a number of years, taught the law course, Administration of Justice: Juvenile Delinquency and Legal Procedures, at the El Camino Police Academy. Dr. Shaw is the author of the copyrighted ?Homicidally-at-Risk Adolescent Profile,? or H.A.R.A.P., instrument used, in People v. Marcus Adams, by the Law Office of the Los Angeles County Alternate Public Defender. Dr. Shaw is a member of the American Society of Trial Consultants. Dr. Shaw is a member of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice. Dr. Shaw is a member of the National Lawyers Guild. Dr. Shaw is associate member, #00711062, of the American Bar Association. As a Mandatory Certified Legal Education (MCLE) Trainer, Dr. Shaw conducts accredited continuing education seminars for lawyers. A PARTIAL LIST OF CASES, INCLUDING THOSE INVOLVING JUVENILE AND ADULT GANGS, FOR WHICH DR. SHAW WAS DESIGNATED COURT EXPERT: FEDERAL ? United States Immigration Court v. Carlos Ayala. (Gang activity and Street Terrorism: Injunction to deport) [For Attorney Dana Mendelson.] ? United States v. Arceneaux (Gang-Heist Bank Robbery) [Federal Court case; for Attorney T.E. Warriner.] MILITARY ? In re United States Military Academy, West Point. (the ?Del Rey Eleven? case: Assault and GBI/Gang Enhancement/FirearmsViolations) [For Captain Jessica Conn, Office of the Staff Judge Advocate.] Curriculum Vita of Dr. James E. Shaw 3 ? In re United States Navy. (Court Martial: Gang-related Weapons incident) [For Judge Advocate General Ryan Torgrison.] STATE ? People v. Grays, Reese, and Williams. (Shooting into Occupied Building/Gang Enhancement) [For Law Office of the Sacramento County Public Defender; Ryan Jay, Esq.] ? People v. Charlotte Woods. (Gang Allegation) [For Romina Aghai, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People v. Yovany Pensado (Robbery & Assault With Deadly Weapon/Gang Allegation) [For Attorney Fred Ricco McCurry, Bar Panel.] ? People v. Nicholas Real. (Gang Enhancement Allegation) [For Sef Krell, Esq., and Alex Kessel, Esq.] Bar Panel case. ? People v. Jerron Harris. (Felon Carrying Weapon/Gang Allegation) [For Lucia Gonzalez, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People v. Gilberto Martinez (Attempted Murder/Spec Alleg Gang Enhancemt) [For County of Sacramento Office of the Pub Def; David Lynch, Esq.] ? People v. Johnnie Davis. (Home Invasion/Gang Terrorism) [For Kern County, Bakersfield Public Defender; Mark Raimondo, Esq.] ? People v. Antonio Webster. (Attempted Murder/Gang Enhancement) [For County of Los Angeles, Office of the Public Defender; Pamela L. Jones, Esq.] ? People v. Rodrigo Bernal. (Gang Injunction Violation) [For Elizabeth Hodgen, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People v. Munoz. (Weapons Violation/Gang Allegation) [For Jorge Guzman, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People. V. Gray, Williams & Reese (Gang & Street Terrorism Allegation) [For Ryan Jay, Esq., County of Sacramento Public Defender.] ? People v. Robert Gaylord (Gang Injunction Violation) [For Yajahira Martinez, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People v. Christian Rodriguez (Murder/Gang Enhancement) [For Denise Bousley, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] Curriculum Vita of Dr. James E. Shaw 4 ? People v. Stefan Taylor (Gang Injunction Violation) [For Elizabeth Hodgen, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People v. Kenneth Harris (Gang Injunction Violation) [For Elizabeth Hodgen, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles county Public Defender.] ? People v. Rodney Morris (Gang Injunction Violation) [For Elizabeth Hodgen, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People v. Luis Pineda. (Armed robbery/Gang Enhancement) [For Attorney Val Rada, Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender.] ? People v. Durrell Davon Melchor. (ADW W/Firearm on Peace Officer) [For Attorney Frank Di Sabatino, Bar Panel.] ? People v. Phillip Masters. (Assault with deadly weapon/GBI/Gang Enhancement) [For Attorney Dane Cameron, Bar Panel.] ? People v. Jason Pezant. (Possession of Firearm by Felon/Gang Enhancement) [For Attorney Mark Williams, Bar Panel] ? People v. Delatorre. (Gang Injunction Violation) [For Ana Elmi, Esq., Law Office of the Los Angeles County Public Defender] ? People v. Charkhian. (Terrorist threat-to-kill/?Third Strike? Predicate Act for Gang Enhancement; [For Attorney Allison Margolin.] ? In re Alfredo M. (Street Terrorism/Gang Enhancement) [For Attorney Tracy Tully-Davis.] DEATH PENALTY and/or LIFE W/O PAROLE CASES ? The People of the State of California v. Marcus Adams (Uzi Assault Triple Murder/Gang Enhancement) [For Attorney Patri
Criminal Court Expert on Gangs, Gang Culture, Gang Activities
Author of the best-selling book, JACK & JILL, WHY THEY KILL
Author of forthcoming book, GANGrene: Youth Terrorism USA
I am a member of the Watts Gang Task Force and a graduate of the Los Angeles Police Department's "Community Policing Academy."
I conduct research on Gangs and am available to provide Court testimony to Defense Attorneys and Prosecutors (prosecutors thus far have always used police department officers or sheriff deputies as their gang experts).
I work nationwide, including for the United States Court, the United States Navy, and the West Point Military Academy.