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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 4 Jul 2015

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1 4,479 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 4,269 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 3,118 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
4 3,099 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
5 2,722 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 2,238 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 2,200 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 2,152 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 1,901 '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 1,744 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
5 May 2015 through 4 Jul 2015

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1 311 'Frightening and High': The Frightening Sloppiness of the High Court's Sex Crime Statistics
Ira Mark Ellman and Tara Ellman
Arizona State University College of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 9 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
2 303 Brain Science and the Theory of Juvenile Mens Rea
Jenny E. Carroll
University of Alabama - School of Law
Date posted to database: 8 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
3 212 Towards a Theory of Mitigation
Carissa Byrne Hessick and Douglas A. Berman
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 14 May 2015
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2015
4 139 Invisible Women: Mass Incarceration's Forgotten Casualties
Michele Goodwin
University of California, Irvine School of Law
Date posted to database: 10 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 16 Jun 2015
5 117 Implementing Just Mercy
William W. Berry
University of Mississippi School of Law
Date posted to database: 25 May 2015
Last Revised: 25 May 2015
6 108 Riders on the Storm: An Analysis of Credit Card Fraud Cases
Ioana Vasiu and Lucian Vasiu
Babes-Bolyai University - Faculty of Law and Independent
Date posted to database: 4 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 4 Jun 2015
7 99 Sex Offender Law and the Geography of Victimization
Amanda Y. Agan and J.J. Prescott
Princeton University - Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 4 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 11 Jun 2015
8 92 American Punitiveness and Mass Incarceration: Psychological Perspectives on Retributive and Consequentialist Responses to Crime
Mark R. Fondacaro, J.D., Ph.D. and Megan O'Toole
John Jay College - CUNY and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Date posted to database: 5 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 5 Jun 2015
9 80 The Rebirth of Rehabilitation in Juvenile and Criminal Justice: New Wine in New Bottles
Mark R. Fondacaro, J.D., Ph.D., Stephen Koppel, Megan O'Toole and Joanne Crain
John Jay College - CUNY, CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice and CUNY, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Date posted to database: 8 May 2015
Last Revised: 8 May 2015
10 73 Expunging America's Rap Sheet in the Information Age
Jenny Roberts
American University, Washington College of Law
Date posted to database: 7 Jun 2015
Last Revised: 7 Jun 2015





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