Michael T. Light

Purdue University

Assistant Professor of Sociology

610 Purdue Mall

West Lafayette, IN 47907

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

DOWNLOADS

522

CITATIONS

1

Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

The 'Liberation' of Federal Judges' Discretion in the Wake of the Booker/Fanfan Decision: Is There Increased Disparity and Divergence Between Courts?

Justice Quarterly, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 28 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2011
Jeffery Todd Ulmer, Michael T. Light and John H. Kramer
Penn State University, Purdue University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 165 (138,100)

Abstract:

federal sentencing, Booker/Fanfan, disparity, judicial discretion

2.

Racial Disparity in the Wake of the Booker/Fanfan Decision: An Alternative Analysis to the USSC’s 2010 Report

Criminology and Public Policy, Vol. 10, No 4, 2010
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 12 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2011
Jeffery Todd Ulmer, Michael T. Light and John H. Kramer
Penn State University, Purdue University and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 161 (141,035)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Sentencing disparity, judicial discretion, federal courts, U.S. v. Booker decision

3.

The Stability of Case Processing and Sentencing Post-Booker

Journal of Gender, Race, and Justice, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 30 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 13 Sep 2010
Jeffery Todd Ulmer and Michael T. Light
Penn State University and Purdue University
Downloads 61 (275,287)

Abstract:

federal sentencing, Booker/Fanfan, judicial discretion, disparity

4.

Citizenship and Punishment: The Salience of National Membership in U.S. Criminal Courts

Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2517392
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 02 Nov 2014
Michael T. Light, Michael Massoglia and Ryan D. King
Purdue University, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Department of Sociology and State University of New York (SUNY) - Sociology
Downloads 33 (321,361)

Abstract:

Citizenship, punishment, social control

5.

The New Face of Legal Inequality: Noncitizens and the Long-Term Trends in Sentencing Disparities Across U.S. District Courts, 1992-2009

Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2507448
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 10 Oct 2014
Michael T. Light
Purdue University
Downloads 30 (307,118)

Abstract:

Citizenship, punishment, sociolegal inequality

6.

The Punishment Consequences of Lacking National Membership in Germany, 1998-2010

Criminal Justice, Borders and Citizenship Research Paper No. 2654411
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 Sep 2015
Michael T. Light
Purdue University
Downloads 4 (435,832)

Abstract: