Mugambi Jouet

University of Southern California Gould School of Law

Associate Professor

699 Exposition Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90089

United States

http://https://gould.usc.edu/faculty/?id=78647

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

17

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Scholarly Papers (17)

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Death Penalty Abolitionism From the Enlightenment to Modernity

American Journal of Comparative Law 71(1): 46-97 (2023), https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcl/avad011.
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 03 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2023
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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death penalty, mass incarceration, criminal punishment, dignity, human rights, wrongful convictions, race, Eighth Amendment, United States, France, Europe, Canada, comparative law, legal history, Renaissance, Enlightenment

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A Lost Chapter in Death Penalty History: Furman v. Georgia, Albert Camus, and the Normative Challenge to Capital Punishment

American Journal of Criminal Law 49: 119-77 (2022)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 May 2022 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2023
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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death penalty, mass incarceration, criminal punishment, criminal law, criminal procedure, dignity, human rights, wrongful convictions, innocence, race, Eighth Amendment, Furman v. Georgia, United States Supreme Court, France, Europe, legal history, comparative law, Albert Camus, law and literature

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Juveniles Are Not So Different: The Punishment of Juveniles and Adults at the Crossroads

Federal Sentencing Reporter 33(4): 278-84 (2021)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2021
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Juvenile Justice, Juveniles Are Different, Mass Incarceration, Death Penalty, Criminal Punishment, Criminal Procedure, Dignity, Human Rights, International Human Rights, Race, Eighth Amendment, United States, Europe, Britain, United Kingdom, France, Canada, Comparative Law, Children's Rights

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Reconciling the Conflicting Rights of Victims and Defendants at the International Criminal Court

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 15 Oct 2013
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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International criminal court, international criminal law, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, international human rights, genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, victims' rights, defendants' rights, criminal procedure

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The Exceptional Absence of Human Rights as a Principle in American Law

34 Pace Law Review 688 (2014)
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2019
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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human rights, U.S. constitutional law, U.S. Supreme Court, international law, comparative law, death penalty, terrorism, Guantanamo, torture, women's rights, children's rights, gay rights, health care, social and economic rights, racial segregation, treaties, obamacare, affordable care act

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Foucault, Prison, and Human Rights: A Dialectic of Theory and Criminal Justice Reform

Theoretical Criminology 26(2): 202–23 (2022), https://doi.org/10.1177/13624806211015968.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 22 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2023
Mugambi Jouet
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Foucault, prison, criminal punishment, death penalty, dignity, human rights, race, Eighth Amendment, United States, France, Europe, Canada, Ancel, comparative law, legal history, Enlightenment, criminal law, criminal procedure, criminology, theoretical criminology, political theory, philosophy

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Mass Incarceration Paradigm Shift?: Convergence in an Age of Divergence

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 109(4): 703-68 (2019).
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 22 Jan 2019 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2023
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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mass incarceration, juvenile justice, death penalty, capital punishment, life without parole, Eighth Amendment, criminal justice, criminal punishment, sentencing, prison, prisoners, dignity, human rights, United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, France, comparative law

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Guns, Mass Incarceration, and Bipartisan Reform: Beyond Vicious Circle and Social Polarization

Arizona State Law Journal 55(1): 239-89 (2023).
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Oct 2022 Last Revised: 18 Jul 2023
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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guns, gun violence, mass incarceration, criminal punishment, criminal law, criminal procedure, criminology, criminal justice, criminal justice reform, penal reform, comparative law, multidisciplinary research, social polarization

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The Day Canada Said No to the Death Penalty in the United States: Innocence, Dignity, and the Evolution of Abolitionism

UBC Law Review 55(2): 439-510 (2022).
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 01 Dec 2021 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2023
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criminal law, criminal procedure, criminal punishment, criminology, death penalty, mass incarceration, dignity, human rights, extraditions, innocence, wrongful convictions, race, Eighth Amendment, United States, Canada, Europe, comparative law, legal history, Plato, Enlightenment, liberal democracy

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Revolutionary Criminal Punishments: Treason, Mercy, and the American Revolution

American Journal of Legal History 61(2): 139–76 (2021), https://doi.org/10.1093/ajlh/njab001.
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2023
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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American Revolution, Death Penalty, Mass Incarceration, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Punishment, Criminology, Dignity, International Human Rights, Race, Eighth Amendment, United States, France, Comparative Law, War, Legal History, Enlightenment, French Revolution, Loyalists, Treason

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A History of Post-Roe America and Canada: From Intertwined Abortion Battles to American Exceptionalism

Michigan Journal of Gender & Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 122 Posted: 01 May 2023 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2024
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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abortion, Roe v. Wade, Dobbs, constitutional law, criminal law, American exceptionalism, social polarization, political polarization, legal history, criminal procedure, criminal punishment, race, United States, Canada, Europe, comparative law, liberal democracy, populism, reproductive rights

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Humanity, Race, and Indigeneity in Criminal Sentencing: Social Change in America, Canada, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand

New York University Review of Law & Social Change, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 20 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 11 Dec 2023
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Criminal law, criminal procedure, punishment, sentencing, criminology, constitutional law, death penalty, mass incarceration, race, systemic racism, Indigeneity, Indigenous, Eighth Amendment, dignity, human rights, United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, comparative law, legal history

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Spain's Expanded Universal Jurisdiction to Prosecute Human Rights Abuses in Latin America, China, and Beyond

Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 15 Oct 2013
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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universal jurisdiction, genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, international relations

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The Abolition and Retention of Life Without Parole in Europe: A Comparative and Historical Perspective

European Convention on Human Rights Law Review (2023)
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Sep 2023
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Life without parole, death penalty, mass incarceration, irreducible life sentences, LWOP, criminal law, criminal procedure, punishment, dignity, human rights, European Court of Human Rights, Europe, United Kingdom, France, United States, Canada, Brexit, populism, race, comparative law, legal history

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Guns, Identity, and Nationhood

Nature - Palgrave Communications, vol. 5, no. 138, 2019
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Nov 2019
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Criminal justice, guns, right to bear arms, mass shootings, American exceptionalism, American polarization, Canada, Europe, Bourdieu, asymmetric polarization, populism, market fundamentalism, Christian fundamentalism

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The Failed Invigoration of Argentina's Constitution: Presidential Omnipotence, Repression, Instability, and Lawlessness in Argentine History

University of Miami Inter-American Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2008
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 15 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 26 Sep 2014
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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Argentina, constitutionalism, comparative law, rule of law, political clientelism, political instability, state violence, authoritarianism, history, political science, Peronism, Peron

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Judging Leaders Who Facilitate Crimes by a Foreign Army: International Courts Differ on a Novel Legal Issue

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 47 (2014)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 30 Nov 2014
Mugambi Jouet
University of Southern California Gould School of Law
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War crimes, International criminal law, international courts, international customary law, international relations