Matthew Kussmaul

Ballard Spahr LLP

Baltimore Office

19th Floor 300 East Lombard

Baltimore, MD 21202-3268

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (3)

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The American Criminal Code: General Defenses

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 7, P. 37, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-28
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 13 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ballard Spahr LLP, White & Case LLP, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and Georgetown University - Center for Clinical Bioethics
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justification, excuse, non-exculpatory defense, Model Penal Code, National Commission, majority view, lesser evils, execution of public duty, self-defense, defense of persons, defense of property, defense of habitation, deadly force, law enforcement authority, persons with special responsibility

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Report of the Delaware Criminal Law Recodification Project

Report of the Delaware Criminal Law Recodification Project to the Delaware General Assembly’s Criminal Justice Improvement Committee (2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-19
Number of pages: 566 Posted: 10 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2017
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ballard Spahr LLP, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Criminal law recodification, offense grading, mandatory minimum sentences, criminal code reform, proposed Delaware criminal code, proportional punishment, criminal law politics, legislation, drafting, grading and consolidating offenses, inconsistent statutory language, limiting judicial discretion

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How Criminal Code Drafting Form Can Restrain Prosecutorial and Legislative Excesses: Consolidated Offense Drafting

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-01
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2020
Paul H. Robinson, Matthew Kussmaul and Muhammad Sarahne
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Ballard Spahr LLP and University of Pennsylvania
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Criminal justice policy, code reform, legislative drafting, law & politics, overlapping offenses, offense grading, sentencing guidelines, prosecutorial & judicial discretion, plea bargaining, Model Penal Code, criminal law codification, multiple offense limitations