Michael D. Cicchini

Independent

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Battle over the Burden of Proof: A Report from the Trenches

University of Pittsburgh Law Review, Vol. 79, No. 1, 2017
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 14 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 379 (102,704)

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burden of proof, jury instructions, criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law

2.

Combating Prosecutorial Misconduct in Closing Arguments

70 Oklahoma L. Rev. 887 (2018)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 23 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2018
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 254 (157,370)

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Prosecutor Misconduct, Closing Arguments, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Due Process

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Truth or Doubt? An Empirical Test of Criminal Jury Instructions

University of Richmond Law Review, Vol. 50, p. 1139, May 2016
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 16 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
Michael D. Cicchini and Lawrence White
Independent and Beloit College
Downloads 220 (180,616)

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Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Jury Instructions, Burden of Proof, Empirical

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Instructing Jurors on Reasonable Doubt: It's All Relative

8 Calif. L. Rev. Online 72 (October 2017)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Feb 2018
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
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criminal law, criminal procedure, burden of proof, beyond a reasonable doubt, jury instructions

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Testing the Impact of Criminal Jury Instructions on Verdicts: A Conceptual Replication

117 Columbia L. Rev. Online 22 (2017)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 24 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2017
Michael D. Cicchini and Lawrence White
Independent and Beloit College
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Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Jury Instructions, Burden of Proof, Empirical

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Convictions Based on Character: An Empirical Test of Other-Acts Evidence

70 Florida L. Rev. 347 (2018)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 09 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Michael D. Cicchini and Lawrence White
Independent and Beloit College
Downloads 138 (270,088)
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Other Acts, Evidence, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Jury Trials

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Spin Doctors: Prosecutor Sophistry and the Burden of Proof

87 U. Cincinnati L. Rev. 489 (2018)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 31 Dec 2018
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 99 (342,043)

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Burden of Proof, Reasonable Doubt, Jury Instructions, Empirical Research

8.

Deal Jumpers

2021 U. Illinois L. Rev. __ (2021, Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 02 Mar 2020
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 98 (344,286)

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Plea Bargaining, Sentencing, Due Process, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure

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The Daubert Double Standard

2021 Michigan State Law Review ___ (forthcoming, 2021)
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Mar 2021
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 76 (401,632)

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daubert, expert witnesses, criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence

10.

Reasonable Doubt and Relativity

Washington and Lee Law Review, Volume 76 (2019)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2020
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 75 (404,625)

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criminal procedure, burden of proof, due process

11.

Combating Judicial Misconduct: A Stoic Approach

Buffalo Law Review Vol. 67, No. 5, 2019
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2020
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 72 (413,837)

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criminal procedure, due process, judicial misconduct, stoic philosophy, stoicism

12.

Educating Judges and Lawyers in Behavioral Research: A Case Study

53 Gonzaga L. Rev. 159 (2017)
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2018
Michael D. Cicchini and Lawrence White
Independent and Beloit College
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Behavioral Research, Social Science, Law, Jury Instructions, Burden of Proof

13.

Is Reasonable Doubt Self-Defining?

64 Villanova L. Rev. 1 (2019)
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 07 Sep 2018 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2020
Lawrence White and Michael D. Cicchini
Beloit College and Independent
Downloads 51 (489,473)

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Burden of Proof, Reasonable Doubt, Jury Instructions, Empirical Research

14.

Constraining Strickland

7 Texas A&M L. Rev. 351 (2020)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2020
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 45 (515,575)

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criminal procedure, prosecutorial misconduct, judicial misconduct, ineffective assistance of counsel, Sixth Amendment

15.

Under the Gun: Plea Bargains and the Arbitrary Deadline

93 Temple Law Review __ (2021 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 May 2020
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 36 (559,705)

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Plea Bargains, Plea Deals, Due Process, Separation of Powers, Plea Deadlines, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure

16.

Improvident Prosecutions

12 Drexel L. Rev. 465 (2020)
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2020
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 35 (565,047)

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criminal procedure, preliminary hearing, grand jury, due process

17.

A Clean Record as Character Evidence

90 Mississippi Law Journal 315 (2021)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 19 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 12 May 2021
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
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On the Absurdity of Model Rule 1.9

40 Vermont Law Review 69 (2015)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 14 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2018
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 24 (631,667)

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Legal Ethics

19.

The New Absurdity Doctrine

125 Penn State L. Rev. 353 (2021)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 19 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2021
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 19 (667,111)

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Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Absurdity Doctrine, Statutory Construction

20.

An Alternative to the Wrong-Person Defense

George Mason University Civil Rights Law Journal (CRLJ), Vol. 24, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 01 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2018
Michael D. Cicchini
Independent
Downloads 18 (674,308)
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third-party defense, wrong-person defense