Sonja B. Starr

University of Michigan Law School

Assistant Professor

625 South State Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1215

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases

University of Michigan Law and Economics Research Paper, No. 12-018
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2018
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 19,790 (133)
Citation 13

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gender disparity, federal criminal cases, conviction rates, incarceration rates, sentencing, discretionary processes

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Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences

U of Michigan Law & Econ, Empirical Legal Studies Center Paper No. 12-002
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 16 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2012
M. Marit Rehavi and Sonja B. Starr
University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 6,183 (1,160)
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Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-012
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 15 Jun 2016
Amanda Y. Agan and Sonja B. Starr
Rutgers University, Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 4,404 (2,112)
Citation 60

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Ban the Box, statistical discrimination, racial discrimination, employment discrimination, criminal records

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Evidence-Based Sentencing and the Scientific Rationalization of Discrimination

Stanford Law Review, Forthcoming, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 13-014
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2013
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
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Expungement of Criminal Convictions: An Empirical Study

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 133, No. 8, pp.2460-555 (June 2020)
Number of pages: 96 Posted: 18 Mar 2019 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2020
J.J. Prescott and Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 1,776 (9,801)
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reentry, expungement, criminal records, recidivism, employment, wages

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Extraordinary Crimes at Ordinary Times: International Justice Beyond Crisis Situations

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 101, 2007, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 133
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 04 Oct 2006
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
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International criminal law, international tribunals, corruption

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Understanding Violent-Crime Recidivism

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 95, No. 4, pp.1643-98 (May 2020), U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 676, U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 20-012
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 18 May 2020
J.J. Prescott, Benjamin Pyle and Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor and University of Michigan Law School
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recidivism, mass incarceration, violent crime, prison, incarceration, homicide, COVID, COVID-19, coronavirus

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Improving Criminal Jury Decision Making after the Blakely Revolution

University of Illinois Law Review, p. 301, 2006, Michigan Law and Economic Research Paper No. 05-004
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 08 Mar 2005
J.J. Prescott and Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School and University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 390 (81,657)
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criminal law, criminal procedure, litigation, evidence, sentencing, Apprendi, Blakely, Booker, fact-finding, juries, law and economics, law and psychology, group behavior

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Explaining Race Gaps in Policing: Normative and Empirical Challenges

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-003
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 382 (83,933)
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police, race, disparity, racial profiling, empirical, discrimination, auditing, testers

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Sentence Reduction as a Remedy for Prosecutorial Misconduct

U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-31
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 05 Sep 2008
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 380 (84,185)
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prosecutorial misconduct, sentence reduction, remedial deterrence, harmless error, Batson, speedy trial, criminal procedure remedies, prosecutorial incentives, expressive remedies, deterrent remedies, corrective justice

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Racial Disparity in the Criminal Justice Process: Prosecutors, Judges, and the Effects of United States v. Booker

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 12-021
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 04 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 11 Nov 2012
Sonja B. Starr and M. Marit Rehavi
University of Michigan Law School and University of British Columbia
Downloads 300 (109,751)

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sentencing. racial disparity, mandatory minimums, United States v. Booker

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Rethinking 'Effective Remedies': Remedial Deterrence in International Courts

New York University Law Review, Vol. 83, pp. 693-768, 2008 , U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-33
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 22 Sep 2008
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 246 (135,097)

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human rights, international law, remedies