Kevin Bennardo

University of North Carolina School of Law

Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, 160 Ridge Road

CB #3380

Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3380

United States

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Abandoning Predictions

16 Legal Communication & Rhetoric (2019 Forthcoming), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 06 Dec 2018 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2018
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 120 (221,483)

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legal writing, legal analysis

2.

Incarceration's Incapacitative Shortcomings

54 Santa Clara Law Review 1 (2014)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 119 (222,809)

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Criminal punishment, sentencing, incarceration, imprisonment, incapacitation

3.

Restitution and the Excessive Fines Clause

77 Louisiana Law Review 21 (2016), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-3
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2016
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 104 (245,444)

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Restitution, criminal sentencing, Eighth Amendment, Excessive Fines Clause

4.

Post-Sentencing Appellate Waivers

48 University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform 347 (2015)
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2015
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 87 (275,765)

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Appellate waiver, sentencing, plea bargaining, criminal procedure

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A Quantity-Driven Solution to Aggregate Grouping under the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines Manual

40 Florida State University Law Review 791 (2013)
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 21 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2013
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
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Criminal punishment, sentencing, aggregate grouping, multiple convictions, United States Sentencing Guidelines Manual, U.S. Sentencing Commission

6.

The Madness of Insane Delusions

60 Arizona Law Review 601 (2018), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2018
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 63 (331,093)

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Insane delusions, testamentary capacity, mental capacity, law of wills, inheritance law

7.

Decoupling Federal Offense Guidelines from Statutory Limits on Sentencing

78 Missouri Law Review 683 (2013)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2014
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 61 (336,596)

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Criminal sentencing, punishment, sentencing guidelines, sentencing commission

8.

The Rights and Liberties of the Palau Constitution

Asian-Pacific Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 12, No. 2, p. 1, 2011
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 07 Dec 2011
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 50 (369,317)

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Republic of Palau, Constitutional law

9.

Slaying Contingent Beneficiaries

24 University of Miami Business Law Review 31 (2015), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-2
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 19 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 18 Feb 2016
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 42 (396,447)

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Slayer Rule, unjust enrichment, estates, wills, intestacy, succession

10.

The Third Precedent

25 George Mason Law Review 148 (2017), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 08 Jun 2017 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2018
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 40 (403,688)

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precedent, uniform acts, statutory interpretation, interstitial authority

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Testing the Geographical Proximity Hypothesis: An Empirical Study of Citations to Nonbinding Precedents by Indiana Appellate Courts

90 Notre Dame Law Review Online 125 (2015), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-19
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 11 Apr 2015
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 38 (411,294)

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legal precedent, non-binding precedent, persuasive precedent, legal authority, citation patterns, Indiana courts

12.

A Frank Look at Appellate Waiver in the Seventh Circuit

36 Southern Illinois University Law Journal 531 (2012)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2012
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 35 (423,374)

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Appeal waivers, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Plea bargaining

13.

A Defense Bar: The "Proof of Innocence" Requirement in Criminal Malpractice Claims

5 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 341 (2007)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 29 Apr 2013
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 31 (439,902)

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legal malpractice, criminal defense, proof of innocence

14.

United States v. Erwin and the Folly of Intertwined Cooperation and Plea Agreements

71 Washington and Lee Law Review Online 160 (2014), Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law Research Paper No. 2015-11
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 15 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 30 (444,487)

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plea agreements, cooperation agreements, appellate waiver, criminal procedure, sentencing, resentencing, substantial assistance departure

15.

Of Ordinariness and Excuse: Heat-of-Passion and the Seven Deadly Sins

36 Capital University Law Review 675 (2008)
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 29 Apr 2013
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 28 (453,973)

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criminal law defenses, provocation, heat-of-passion, Seven Deadly Sins

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Sweeping Up Guideline Floors: The Misguided Policy of Amendment 767 to the U.S. Sentencing Guidelines Manual

60 UCLA Law Review Discourse 60 (2013)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 19 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2013
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 19 (502,007)

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Criminal sentencing, U.S. Sentencing Guidelines Manual

17.

Rethinking Victim-Based Statutory Sentencing Enhancements

44 Florida State University Law Review 1 (2016), UNC Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 16 Aug 2018
Kevin Bennardo
University of North Carolina School of Law
Downloads 15 (524,080)

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criminal punishment, sentencing, victim-based statutory sentencing enhancements, assault and battery