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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 1 Sep 2015

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1 4,885 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 4,303 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 3,143 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 3,130 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
5 2,808 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
6 2,287 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
7 2,240 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
8 2,168 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
9 1,926 'Becker on Ewald on Foucault on Becker': American Neoliberalism and Michel Foucault's 1979 'Birth of Biopolitics' Lectures
Gary S. Becker, Francois Ewald and Bernard E. Harcourt
University of Chicago - Department of Economics, Conservatoire National des Arts et M├ętiers and Columbia University
Date posted to database: 5 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 1 Oct 2013
10 1,762 Sorting Guilty Minds
Francis X. Shen, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Joshua D. Greene and Rene Marois
University of Minnesota Law School, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Date posted to database: 24 Feb 2011
Last Revised: 5 May 2014

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
3 Jul 2015 through 1 Sep 2015

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1 183 Prison Abolition and Grounded Justice
Allegra M. McLeod
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 2 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 6 Jul 2015
2 104 Why Not Treat Drug Crimes as White-Collar Crimes?
Thea Johnson and Mark William Osler
Stanford Law School and University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
Date posted to database: 18 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
3 99 Disquieting Discretion: Race, Geography & the Colorado Death Penalty in the First Decade of the Twenty-First Century
Meg Beardsley, Sam Kamin, Justin F. Marceau and Scott Phillips
Washington and Lee University - School of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver
Date posted to database: 5 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 5 Aug 2015
4 96 A Reassessment of Common Law Protections for 'Idiots'
Michael A. Clemente
Yale University, Law School, Students
Date posted to database: 25 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 25 Jun 2015
5 67 The Leviathan's Rule by Law
Ji Li
Rutgers Law School
Date posted to database: 22 Jul 2014
Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
6 66 Guns and Drugs
Benjamin Levin
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 23 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 23 Aug 2015
7 59 Sentencing the Wolf of Wall Street: From Leniency to Uncertainty
Lucian E. Dervan
Southern Illinois University School of Law
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2015
8 54 The Economic Perspective on Sentencing
Joshua B. Fischman
Northwestern University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jul 2015
9 48 Why Opposing Hyper-Incarceration Should Be Central to the Work of the Anti-Domestic Violence Movement
Donna Coker and Ahjane Macquoid
University of Miami School of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 3 Aug 2015
Last Revised: 6 Aug 2015
10 46 Regulating Prison Sexual Violence
Gabriel Arkles
Northeastern University - School of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jul 2015
Last Revised: 28 Jul 2015





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