Shon Hopwood

Georgetown University Law Center

Associate Professor of Law

600 New Jersey Ave. NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

http://https://www.law.georgetown.edu/faculty/shon-hopwood/

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1.

Clarity in Criminal Law

American Criminal Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 16 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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Criminal Procedure, Rule of Lenity, Void for Vagueness, Clear Statement Rule, Statutory Construction

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Seasonal Affective Disorder: Clerk Training and the Success of Supreme Court Certiorari Petitions

Law and Society Review, Volume 49, Issue 4 (2015)
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 15 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 27 Aug 2015
William Blake, Hans Hacker and Shon Hopwood
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) - Department of Political Science, Arkansas State University - Department of Political Science and Georgetown University Law Center
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Supreme Court, law clerks, certiorari, Long Conference

3.

The Not So Speedy Trial Act

89 Wash. L. Rev. 709 (2014)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2015
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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Speedy Trial Act of 1974, judicial administration, criminal procedure

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Slicing Through the Great Legal Gordian Knot: Ways to Assist Pro Se Litigants in Their Quest for Justice

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 80
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 02 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2015
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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pro se litigation, prisoner litigation, law, supreme court, ghostwriting, AEDPA, PLRA

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Preface for: Failing to Fix Sentencing Mistakes: How the System of Mass Incarceration May Have Hardened the Hearts of the Federal Judiciary

Georgetown Law Journal, Forthcoming, 43 Geo. L.J. Ann. Rev. Crim. Proc. iii (2014)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Jul 2015
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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habeas corpus, criminal law, criminal procedure, sentencing, judicial discretion

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A Sunny Deposition: How the 'In Forma Pauperis' Statute Provides an Avenue for Indigent Prisoners to Seek Depositions without Accompanying Fees

Harvard Civil Rights- Civil Liberties Law Review (CR-CL), Vol. 46, 2011
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 31 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 16 Sep 2016
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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In Forma Pauperis, Indigent Prisoners, Deliberate Indifference, Waiver of Deposition Fees

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(Book Review) Caught: The Prison State and the Lockdown of American Politics, by Marie Gottschalk

Journal of Legal Education, Volume 66, Number 2, (Winter 2017)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Feb 2017
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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Criminal Justice, Mass Incarceration, Book Review, Prison, Sentencing

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Kentucky’s Penal Code Prognosis: Is Further Treatment Necessary?

Kentucky Bench & Bar, Vol. 3, 2015
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 08 Apr 2015
Krista Dolan and Shon Hopwood
American University - Washington College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Kentucky, sentencing reform, sentencing, drug offenses, repeat offender, non-violent offenses

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The Effort to Reform the Federal Criminal Justice System

128 YALE L.J. FORUM 791 (2019)
Number of pages: 27
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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First Step Act, federal criminal justice system, criminal justice reform, sentencing reform, mass incarceration, politics

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Improving Federal Sentencing

University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 79, 2018
Number of pages: 18
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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sentencing, mass incarceration, collateral consequences, sentencing guidelines, federal judiciary

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Beyond First Steps: Reforming the Federal Bureau of Prisons

31 Fed. Sent. R. 119 (2018)
Number of pages: 7
Shon Hopwood
Georgetown University Law Center
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[comma prison reform, sentencing reform, criminal justice reform, Federal Bureau of Prisons, comparative law, First Step Act, RDAP, criminologyseparated]