Pamela Everett

Pamela Everett, J.D.

Lecturer
Pamela Everett

Summary

Pamela Everett is a lecturer in the Department of Criminal Justice. She earned her undergraduate degree in criminal justice at the University of Nevada Reno, where she was the top graduating senior in the College of Liberal Arts. Then she earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of San Diego School of Law, where she wrote for the University of San Diego Law Review, received first place honors in the Appellate Moot Court competition and earned the Best Brief/Best Oralist award for first-year law students.

Everett was an adjunct instructor of criminal justice at the University of Nevada, Reno from 2007-2009 and then served as an assistant/associate professor of criminal justice at Wayne State College in Nebraska until 2014. During her tenure at Wayne State College, she focused her research and writing efforts on wrongful convictions, community policing and the mentally ill in the criminal justice system. She also served as an opinion columnist for the Wayne Stater and a features/opinion columnist for the Omaha World-Herald.

She is a member of the California Bar Association, a volunteer attorney with the California Innocence Project and a member of the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences/Law and Policy Section.

Publications

  • Everett, P.  Little Shoes: The Sensational Depression-Era Murders That Became My Family's Secret (May 2018).  New York, New York: Skyhorse Publishing.
  • Peak, K.J. & Everett, P.M. (2016).  Introduction to Criminal Justice: Practice and Process (2nd ed.).  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications. 
  • Everett, P. (2013, August 6). What mental illness is and isn't: The Ariel Castro case. [Editorial]. The Omaha World-Herald, p. 7B.
  • Everett, P. M., "The Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act." In K. Peak (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving (June 2013). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Everett, P. M., "The Metropolitan Police Act." In K. Peak (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving (June 2013). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Everett, P. M., "The Wickersham Commission." In K. Peak (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving (June 2013). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Everett, P. M. & Peak, K.J., "Immigration Issues and Law." In K. Peak (ed.), The Encyclopedia of Community Policing and Problem Solving (June 2013). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • Everett, P. (2012, December 18). The Sandy Hook Tragedy: Strengthen school security, detection. [Editorial]. The Omaha World-Herald, p. 8B.
  • Everett, P. (2012, June 12). Like DUI, texting while driving constitutes reckless behavior. [Editorial]. The Omaha World-Herald, p. 6B.
  • Karsky, J., Everett, P. & Arwood, D. (2012). A Day at The Morgue: Student Interpretations of Death and Reality. The Great Plains Sociologist. Vol 22/2011-2012.
  • Everett, P. (2010, September 15). Let's keep predators at bay. [Editorial]. The Omaha World-Herald, p. 7B.
  • Everett, P. (2010, May 21). High court overreached in juvenile-justice ruling. [Editorial]. The Omaha World-Herald, p. 6B.
  • Everett, P. (2010, April 26). Holocaust survivors inspire through timeless message. [Editorial]. The Omaha World-Herald, p. 7B.

Education

  • J.D., University of San Diego School of Law, 1995
  • B.A. in criminal justice, University of Nevada, Reno, 1992