Eric D. Blumenson

Suffolk University Law School

120 Tremont Street

Boston, MA 02108-4977

United States

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Challenge of a Global Standard of Justice: Peace, Pluralism, and Punishment at the International Criminal Court

Columbia Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 44, 2006
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 02 Nov 2005
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 1,345 (8,017)
Citation 2

Abstract:

amnesty, International Criminal Court, retribution, criminal law, deontology, consequentialism, truth commission, war crimes, genocide, crimes against humanity

2.

No Rational Basis: The Pragmatic Case for Marijuana Law Reform

Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 09-19, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 17, 2009
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2009
Eric D. Blumenson and Eva S. Nilsen
Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 705 (24,963)

Abstract:

criminal law, drug war, marijuana, public health, ONDCP

3.

Liberty Lost: The Moral Case for Marijuana Law Reform

Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 09-20, Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 85, 2009
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2009
Eric D. Blumenson and Eva S. Nilsen
Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 699 (26,081)

Abstract:

criminal law, liberty, punishment, marijuana, drug war, civil liberties, retribution

4.

Killing in Good Conscience: What's Wrong With Sunstein and Vermeule's Lesser Evil Argument for Capital Punishment and Other Human Rights Violations?

Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 07-10, New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 10, p. 210, 2007
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 684 (27,272)

Abstract:

Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Deterrence, Sunstein, Vermeule, Deontology, Consequentialism, Punishment, Torture, Human Rights

5.

Policing for Profit: The Drug War's Hidden Economic Agenda

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 65, p. 35, 1998
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Eric D. Blumenson and Eva S. Nilsen
Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 659 (27,455)
Citation 7

Abstract:

drug war, forfeiture, separation of powers, police corruption

6.

One Strike and You're Out? Constitutional Constraints on Zero Tolerance in Public Education

Washington University Law Quarterly, Vol. 81, No. 1
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 27 Nov 2002
Eric D. Blumenson and Eva S. Nilsen
Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 325 (70,450)

Abstract:

education, high school, zero tolerance, expulsion, suspension, equal protection, juvenile, right to education

7.

National Amnesties and International Justice

Eyes on the ICC, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 06 Jun 2006
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 277 (86,207)

Abstract:

International Criminal Court, Truth and Reconciliation Commission, National Amnesty, International Justice

8.

How to Construct an Underclass, Or How the War on Drugs Became a War on Education

University of Iowa Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 6, No. 61, 2002 Symposium
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Eric D. Blumenson and Eva S. Nilsen
Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 264 (61,073)

Abstract:

drug war, zero tolerance, expulsion, suspension, delinquency

9.

Who Counts Morally?

Journal of Law and Religion, Vol. 14
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Mar 2000
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
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10.

Four Challenges Confronting a Moral Conception of Universal Human Rights

George Washington International Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 327, 2015, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 14-6
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 30 May 2015
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 228 (94,461)

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11.

Recovering from Drugs and the Drug War: A Viable Public Health Alternative

Journal of Gender, Race and Justice, Vol. 6, No. 2
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 20 Dec 2002
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 178 (104,030)

Abstract:

Drugs, drug war, public health, harm reduction, forfeiture, treatment, illicit drugs, drug abuse, police, drug enforcement

12.

The Limits of Moral Argument: Reason and Conviction in Tadros’ Philosophy of Punishment (with a Response by Victor Tadros)

Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 13-38
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 08 Dec 2014
Eric D. Blumenson and Victor Tadros
Suffolk University Law School and University of Warwick - School of Law
Downloads 149 (131,938)

Abstract:

Punishment, Retributivism, Tadros, Blumenson, Prison, Criminal Justice

13.

Economic Rights as Group Rights

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Law and Social Change, Vol. 15, p. 87, 2011 , Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 11-48
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 20 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2011
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 139 (164,145)

Abstract:

human rights, law and economics, law and philosophy, moral philosophy, distributive justice, libertarianism, economic rights, social rights

14.

Two Moral Mistakes in the American Criminal Justice System

Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 13-4
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2014
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
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15.

Mapping the Limits of Skepticism in Law and Morals

Texas Law Review, Vol. 74, p. 523, 1996
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 138 (158,601)

Abstract:

jurisprudence, anti-foundationalism, relativism, Rorty, postmodernism, perspectivism, critical legal studies, human rights

16.

The Next Stage of Forfeiture Reform

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 14, p. 76, 2001 Symposium
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Eric D. Blumenson and Eva S. Nilsen
Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law
Downloads 93 (212,868)
Citation 1

Abstract:

drug war, forfeiture, separation of powers, police corruption

17.

Cultural Relativism

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GLOBAL JUSTICE, Springer, October 2011, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-56
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
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18.

Constitutional Limitations on Prosecutorial Discovery

Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 18, p. 123, 1983
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
Downloads 84 (234,623)

Abstract:

pretrial discovery, fifth amendment, self-incrimination, prosecutorial discovery, preclusion

19.

Constitutional Kabuki: Fidelity and Opportunism in the Foreign Law Debate

Suffolk University Law Review, Vol. 43, p. 136, 2009, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 10-13
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 11 Mar 2010
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
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20.

Retributivism

THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF CRIME & PUNISHMENT IN AMERICA: AN ENCYCLOPEDIA, Wilbur Miller, ed., Sage Reference, 2012, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-55
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Eric D. Blumenson
Suffolk University Law School
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21.

Contesting the Government's Financial Interest in Drug Cases

Criminal Justice, Vol. 13, No. 4, p. 4, 1999, Suffolk University Law School Research Paper No. 12-57
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2012
Eric D. Blumenson and Eva S. Nilsen
Suffolk University Law School and Boston University School of Law
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