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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 27 Jul 2016

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1 8,357 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 4,569 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 4,272 Race, the War on Drugs, and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction
Gabriel "Jack" Chin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 May 2003
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
4 3,517 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 3,233 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 2,725 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 2,700 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
8 2,508 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
9 2,206 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
10 2,258 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

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
28 May 2016 through 27 Jul 2016

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1 733 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
2 104 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
3 91 Private Prisons and the New Marketplace for Crime
andré douglas pond cummings and Adam Lamparello
Indiana Tech - Law School and Indiana Tech - Law School
Date posted to database: 13 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 8 Jul 2016
4 86 Actions Speak Louder Than Images: The Use of Neuroscientific Evidence in Criminal Cases
Stephen Morse
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 20 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 20 Jun 2016
5 78 Collateral Consequences and the Preventive State
Sandra G. Mayson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 24 Jun 2016
6 76 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
7 68 Anti-Incarcerative Remedies for Illegal Conditions of Confinement
Margo Schlanger
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 25 May 2016
Last Revised: 17 Jun 2016
8 68 The Eighth Amendment's Lost Jurors: Death Qualification and Evolving Standards of Decency
Aliza Plener Cover
University of Idaho College of Law
Date posted to database: 5 Jun 2016
Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
9 61 Possession, Child Pornography and Proportionality: Criminal Liability for Aggregate Harm Offenses
Anthony M. Dillof
Wayne State University Law School
Date posted to database: 19 Jul 2016
Last Revised: 19 Jul 2016
10 60 The Story of Federal Probation
Brent Evan Newton
Georgetown University Law Center
Date posted to database: 25 May 2016
Last Revised: 25 May 2016





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