Eric Alan Johnson

University of Illinois College of Law

Professor of Law

504 E. Pennsylvania Avenue

Champaign, IL 61820

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Understanding General and Specific Intent: Eight Things I Know for Sure

Forthcoming in Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 13
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Criminal law, mens rea, general intent, specific intent, statutory interpretation

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Knowledge, Risk, and Wrongdoing: The Model Penal Code's Forgotten Answer to the Riddle of Objective Probability

Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2010
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 153 (189,917)

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Probability, Risk, Recklessness, Negligence

3.

Rethinking the Presumption of Mens Rea

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 4, 2012, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 12 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 15 Jun 2012
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 134 (211,478)

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criminal law, mens rea, strict liability, statutory interpretation, general intent

4.

Cause-in-Fact After Burrage v. United States

Florida Law Review, Vol. 68, 2016, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 05 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2016
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Causation, Criminal Law

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Criminal Liability for Loss of a Chance

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 59, 2005
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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causation, criminal law, overdetermination, lost chance, accomplice liability

6.

Dynamic Incorporation of the General Part: Criminal Law's Missing (Hyper)Link

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 48, 2015, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 03 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2015
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 82 (296,942)

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Criminal law, statutory interpretation

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Mens Rea for Sexual Abuse: The Case for Defining the Acceptable Risk

Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Vol. 99, No. 1, 2009
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 25 May 2010
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 56 (364,225)
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Recklessness, negligence, sexual abuse

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Two Kinds of Coincidence: Why Courts Distinguish Dependent from Independent Intervening Causes

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 25, Forthcoming, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-24
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Apr 2017
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Wrongful-Aspect Overdetermination: The Scope-of-the-Risk Requirement in Drunk-Driving Homicide

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 46, 2013, Forthcoming, Illinois Public Law Research Paper No. 13-39
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2013
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Criminal Law, Causation, Tort, Scope of Risk

10.

Causal Relevance in the Law of Search and Seizure

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 88, No. 1, 2008
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 26 May 2010
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Fourth Amendment, exclusionary rule, causation

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Does Criminal Law Matter? Thoughts on Dean v. United States and Flores-Figueroa v. United States

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, No. 123, 2010
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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criminal law, statutory interpretation, mens rea

12.

Habit and Discernment in Abortion Practice: The Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 as Morals Legislation

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 36, p. 549, 2005
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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abortion, partial-birth, morals legislation, norms

13.

Beyond Belief: Rethinking the Role of Belief in the Assessment of Culpability

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 3, No. 503, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Aug 2013
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 18 (526,732)
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criminal law, mistake, negligence, recklessness, mens rea

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Assisted Suicide, Liberal Individualism, and Visceral Jurisprudence: A Reply to Professor Chemerinsky

Alaska Law Review, Vol. 20, No. No. 2, pp. 321-334, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 15 Aug 2013
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law
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Assisted suicide, privacy, state constitutional law

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Self-Mediated Risk in Criminal Law

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 35, No. 6, 2016, University of Illinois College of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-08
Posted: 16 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2016
Eric Alan Johnson
University of Illinois College of Law

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Criminal Law, Risk, Actualism, Possibilism