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Corrections & Sentencing Law & Policy eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 30 Jun 2016

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1 8,150 Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
2 4,552 Is Capital Punishment Morally Required? The Relevance of Life-Life Tradeoffs
Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 12 May 2005
3 4,238 Race, the War on Drugs, and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction
Gabriel J. Chin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 May 2003
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
4 3,426 Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences
M. Marit Rehavi and Sonja B. Starr
University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 2 Jun 2012
5 3,230 Does Capital Punishment Have a Deterrent Effect? New Evidence from Post-Moratorium Panel Data
Hashem Dezhbakhsh, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2007
6 2,707 Capital Punishment and Deterrence: Some Further Thoughts and Additional Evidence
Isaac Ehrlich
State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2007
7 2,493 Brain Imaging for Legal Thinkers: A Guide for the Perplexed
Owen D. Jones, Joshua Buckholtz, Jeffrey D. Schall and Rene Marois
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Neuroscience Program, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
8 2,459 Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?
David Abrams, Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
9 2,253 Evidence-Based Sentencing and the Scientific Rationalization of Discrimination
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 1 Sep 2013
Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
10 2,186 Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow
James Forman, Jr.
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
1 May 2016 through 30 Jun 2016

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1 382 Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment
Amanda Y. Agan and Sonja B. Starr
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 15 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
2 184 Why Vague Sentencing Guidelines Violate the Due Process Clause
Kelsey Heilman
Government of the United States of America - U.S. District Court for the District of Oregon
Date posted to database: 1 May 2016
Last Revised: 18 May 2016
3 141 Mitigating the Crime That Is the Over-Imprisonment of Women: Why Orange Should Not Be the New Black
Mirko Bagaric and Brienna Marissa Bagaric
Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School and Deakin University, Geelong, Australia - Deakin Law School
Date posted to database: 2 May 2016
Last Revised: 2 Jun 2016
4 140 Designing Plea Bargaining from the Ground Up: Accuracy and Fairness Without Trials as Backstops
Stephanos Bibas
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 7 May 2016
Last Revised: 7 May 2016
5 126 Penal Welfare and the New Human Trafficking Intervention Courts
Aya Gruber, Amy J. Cohen and Kate Mogulescu
University of Colorado Law School, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and The Legal Aid Society
Date posted to database: 8 May 2016
Last Revised: 1 Jun 2016
6 103 Louisiana Death Sentenced Cases and Their Reversals, 1976-2015
Frank Baumgartner and Tim Lyman
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill and Northeastern University, Institute for Security and Public Policy at the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
Date posted to database: 27 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 18 May 2016
7 79 An Experimental Study of the Effectiveness of Certificates of Recovery as Collateral Consequence Relief Mechanisms
Peter Leasure and Tia Stevens Andersen
University of South Carolina and University of South Carolina
Date posted to database: 23 May 2016
Last Revised: 23 May 2016
8 76 Trespass, Not Fraud: The Need for New Sentencing Guidelines in CFAA Cases
Orin S. Kerr
The George Washington University Law School
Date posted to database: 18 May 2016
Last Revised: 7 Jun 2016
9 68 Untangling the Web: Juvenile Justice in Indian Country
Addie Rolnick
University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 May 2016
Last Revised: 15 Jun 2016
10 74 What Do Criminals Deserve?
Douglas Husak
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Department of Philosophy
Date posted to database: 3 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 3 Jun 2016





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