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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 5 May 2016

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1 7,558 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 4,528 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 4,134 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 3,335 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 3,226 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 2,675 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 2,470 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 2,293 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 2,240 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 2,112 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
6 Mar 2016 through 5 May 2016

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1 214 From Mass Incarceration to Mass Control, and Back Again: How Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform May Lead to a For-Profit Nightmare
Carl Takei
American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)
Date posted to database: 7 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 19 Mar 2016
2 174 An Introduction to David Wexler, the Person Behind Therapeutic Jurisprudence
Constance B. Backhouse
University of Ottawa - Common Law Section
Date posted to database: 14 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 4 May 2016
3 158 High Pain, No Gain: How Juvenile Administrative Fees Harm Low-Income Families in Alameda County, California
Jeffrey Selbin and Stephanie Campos
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Date posted to database: 29 Feb 2016
Last Revised: 3 Apr 2016
4 105 Voices on Innocence
Lucian E. Dervan, Richard A. Leo, Meghan J. Ryan, Valena Elizabeth Beety, Gregory M. Gilchrist and William W. Berry
Southern Illinois University School of Law, University of San Francisco - School of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, West Virginia University - College of Law, University of Toledo College of Law and University of Mississippi School of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
5 90 Reconceptualizing the Eighth Amendment: Slaves, Prisoners, and 'Cruel and Unusual' Punishment
Alex Reinert
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 6 Apr 2016
6 82 Costs of Pretrial Detention
Shima Baradaran Baughman
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2016
7 73 Keeping Track: Surveillance, Control, and the Expansion of the Carceral State
Kathryne M. Young and Joan Petersilia
Stanford University - Bill Lane Center for the American West and Stanford University
Date posted to database: 26 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
8 73 Criminal Injustice: A Cost Analysis of Wrongful Convictions, Errors, and Failed Prosecutions in California's Criminal Justice System
Rebecca Silbert, John Hollway and Darya Larizadeh
University of California, Berkeley, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Quattrone Center for the Fair Administration of Justice and University of California, Berkeley
Date posted to database: 5 Mar 2016
Last Revised: 5 Mar 2016
9 66 Montgomery's Messy Trifecta
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Date posted to database: 15 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
10 65 Subconstitutional Checks
Shima Baradaran Baughman
University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law
Date posted to database: 1 Apr 2016
Last Revised: 1 Apr 2016





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