Sherry F. Colb

Cornell University - Law School

Myron Taylor Hall

Ithaca, NY 14853

United States

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Scholarly Papers (31)

1.

Why Is Torture 'Different' and How 'Different' Is It?

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 30, No. 1411, 2009, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 08-171
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 27 Feb 2008 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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torture, killing, eighth amendment, self defense, homicide, innocent, morality, legality, Supreme Court, jurisprudence, death penalty

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The Meaning of Meat

26 ANIMAL LAW REVIEW 75 (2020), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20-19
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 May 2020
Jareb A. Gleckel and Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell University - Law School
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Dormant Commerce Clause, First Amendment, Free Speech, Commercial Speech, Political Speech, Dissent, Dissenting SPeech, State Constitutional Law, Due Process, Vagueness, Meat, Veganism, Vegetarianism, Intermediate Scrutiny, Strict Scrutiny, plant-based meat, food law, movement lawyering

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Free Exercise in the Mirror

North Carolina Civil Rights Law Review Volume 2 (2022 Forthcoming), Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper 21-44
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2021
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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U.S. Supreme Court, Discrimination, sexual orientation, religion, Free Exercise, homophobia, religious discrimination

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Never Having Loved at All

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 3, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 18 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2016
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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What is a Search: Two Conceptual Flaws in Fourth Amendment Doctrine and Some Hints of a Remedy

55 Stanford Law Review 119 (2002)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 20 Nov 2002 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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reasonable expectation of privacy, Fourth Amendment, criminal procedure, risk, invitation, consent searches

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Decoding 'Never Again'

Rutgers Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 16, Spring 2015, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-27
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2015
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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The Conviction of Andrea Yates: A Narrative of Denial

Duke Journal of Gender Law & Policy, Vol. 10: 139, (2003), pp. 141-147
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Andrea Yates, conviction, postpartum, insanity, mental illness, women

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Innocence, Privacy, and Targeting in Fourth Amendment Jurisprudence

This article originally appeared at 96 Colum. L. Rev.1456 (1996)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Innocence, Privacy, Fourth Amendment, targeting, criminal law, torts, unreasonable searches, formalism, evidence, Constitution, Supreme Court

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The Qualitative Dimension of Fourth Amendment 'Reasonableness'

This article originally appeared at 98 Colum. L. Rev. 1642 (1998)
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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procedural, search and seizure, Fourth Amendment, Constitution, Supreme Court, criminal procedure, privacy, substantive, jurisprudence, probable cause

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Standing Room Only: Why Fourth Amendment Exclusion and Standing Can No Longer Logically Coexist

This article originally appeared at 28 Cardozo L. Rev. 1668 (2007)
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 12 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Fourth Amendment, privacy, probable cause, supreme court, entitlement, criminal law, evidence, supression remedy, exclusion

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Probabilities in Probable Cause And Beyond: Statistical Versus Concrete Harms

73 Law and Contemporary Problems 69 (2010)
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 May 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Stopping a Moving Target

3 Rutgers Race & The Law Review 191 (2001)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 Jun 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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The Role of Fantasy in the Battered Woman's Right to Bear Arms

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-26, Colb, Sherry F, et al. “The Role of Fantasy in the Battered Woman's Right to Bear Arms.” Brennan Center for Justice, 14 Apr. 2021, www.brennancenter.org/our-work/research-reports/role-fantasy-battered-womans-right-bear-arms.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Sep 2021
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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domestic violence, right to bear arms, gun rights, guns, fantasy, firearms, Second Amendment, safety, gun control, violence, society

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Subject of a Death

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 21-08, 105 Cornell Law Review Online 205 (2021)
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Feb 2021
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Animal Rights, Philosophy, Animal Rights Philosophy, Tom Regan, Peter Singer, hedonic, preference, dimension, moral consideration, sentience, subject of a life,

15.

The Character of Freedom: Reviewing Lawrie Reznek, Evil or Ill? Justifying the Insanity Defense

52 Stanford Law Review 235 (1999)
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 18 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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A New and Improved Doctrine of Double Effect: Not Just for Trolleys

Connecticut Law Review, Forthcoming, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-08
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 11 Feb 2022 Last Revised: 04 Apr 2022
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Doctrine of Double Effect, DDE, criminal law, United States, purpose, knowledge, purpose and knowledge, mental state, subjective goal, plausibly, permissible goal, jury nullification, disparate impact race discrimination, admissibility of evidence, intentional discrimination, at-will employment

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Interrogation as a Thermometer of Public Fear

11 Ohio States Journal of Criminal Law 231 (2013)
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 27 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 24 Feb 2014
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Freedom from Incarceration: Why Is This Right Different from All Other Rights?

This article originally appeared at 69 New York University Law Review 781 (1994)
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 May 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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criminal law, fundamental rights, liberty, free speech, incarceration, Supreme Court, constitution,justice, punishment, government

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'If We Didn’t Eat Them, They Wouldn’t Exist': The Nonidentity Problem’s Implications for Animals (Including Humans)

American Journal of Law and Equality Forthcoming , Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-02
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Feb 2022
Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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existence, nonidentity logic, nonidentity problem, animal agriculture, slaughter, slaughterhouse, endowment effect, human obligation, animal welfare, animal rights,

20.

The Three Faces of Evil

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 86, No. 677, 1998
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Assuming Facts Not in Evidence: A Response to Russell M. Coombs, Reforming New Jersey Evidence Law on Fresh Complaint of Rape

Rutgers Law Journal Vol. 25, No. 745
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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'Whodunit' Versus 'What Was Done': When to Admit Character Evidence In Criminal Cases

Reprinted with permission from the North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 79, pp. 939–992 (2001)
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 May 2013 Last Revised: 09 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Supreme Court, rape, defendant, character evidence, victim, criminal defense, consent defense

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Insane Fear: The Discriminatory Category of 'Mentally Ill and Dangerous'

25 New England Journal on Criminal & Civil Confinement 341 (1999)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Dec 1999 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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The Sentience Criterion

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 97, No. 17, 2017, Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 16 Oct 2020
Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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Animal Rights, Animal Rights Movement, Pro-Life, sentience, activists, abortion

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Oil and Water: Why Retribution and Repentance Do Not Mix

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 59, 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Jun 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Some Thoughts on the Conduct/Status Distinction

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 977, 1999
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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A World Without Privacy: Why Property Does Not Define the Limits of the Right Against Unreasonable Searches and Seizures

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 102, p. 889, 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Oct 2017
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Privacy, technology, Fourth Amendment, Supreme Court, BWR, search and seizure, substansive privacy, Kerr, Katz, property, congress

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Breakfast with Justice Blackmun

North Dakota Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 13, 1995
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 Jul 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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Animal Rights: From Why to How

Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper, 2022, Animal Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 225, 2016
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Apr 2022
Sherry F. Colb and Michael C. Dorf
Cornell University - Law School and Cornell Law School
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Animal Rights, Association of American Law Schools, Animal Law, New York City

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To Whom Do We Refer When We Speak of Obligations to 'Future Generations'? Reproductive Rights and the Intergenerational Community

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 1582, 2009
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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reproductive rights, constitutional law, women's rights, sex equality, abortion

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Words that Deny, Devalue, and Punish: Judicial Responses to Fetus-Envy?

72 Boston University Law Review 101 (1992)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 16 Jun 2013
Sherry F. Colb
Cornell University - Law School
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