Megan T. Stevenson

University of Virginia School of Law

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Scholarly Papers (19)

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Does Cash Bail Deter Misconduct?

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 25 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 12 May 2022
Aurelie Ouss and Megan T. Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania and University of Virginia School of Law
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bail, prosecutors, criminal justice reform, pretrial detention

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Algorithmic Risk Assessment in the Hands of Humans

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 05 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2024
Megan T. Stevenson and Jennifer L. Doleac
University of Virginia School of Law and Arnold Ventures
Downloads 3,393 (6,228)
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risk assessment, algorithms, sentencing

Algorithmic Risk Assessment in the Hands of Humans

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12853
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 06 Jan 2020
Megan T. Stevenson and Jennifer L. Doleac
University of Virginia School of Law and Arnold Ventures
Downloads 204 (264,524)
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crime, risk assessment, prediction, algorithms, courts

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The Scale of Misdemeanor Justice

98 Boston University Law Review 731, 2018
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 26 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 21 Jun 2018
Megan T. Stevenson and Sandra G. Mayson
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 3,420 (6,247)
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Misdemeanors

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Assessing Risk Assessment in Action

103 Minnesota Law Review 303
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 29 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2019
Megan T. Stevenson
University of Virginia School of Law
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Risk Assessment, Pretrial, Bail, Bail Reform, Evidence-Based

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Pretrial Detention and the Value of Liberty

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 108, No. 2, 2022
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 19 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2022
Megan T. Stevenson and Sandra G. Mayson
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
Downloads 1,542 (21,880)

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pretrial detention, consequentialism, risk assessments, bail reform

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Pretrial Detention and Bail

Academy for Justice, A Report on Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna ed., 2017, Forthcoming)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-18
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2018
Megan T. Stevenson and Sandra G. Mayson
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School
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Criminal law & procedure, pretrial detention or release, bail, recidivism, criminal justice, crime, conditions of release, required meetings with pretrial officers, drug testing, electronic monitoring, incarceration, statistical risk assessment, predictive justice, dangerousness, statistics

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The Downstream Consequences of Misdemeanor Pretrial Detention

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 69, Pg. 711, 2017, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-18
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 17 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2017
Paul S. Heaton, Sandra G. Mayson and Megan T. Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,481 (23,271)
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Pretrial Detention, Bail, Recidivism, Guilty Pleas

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Distortion of Justice: How the Inability to Pay Bail Affects Case Outcomes

Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, Forthcoming , George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 18-30
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2019
Megan T. Stevenson
University of Virginia School of Law
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bail, pretrial detention, incarceration, socioeconomic disparities

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Cause, Effect, and the Structure of the Social World

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 23 May 2023 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2024
Megan T. Stevenson
University of Virginia School of Law
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Algorithmic Risk Assessments and the Double-Edged Sword of Youth

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 96, 2018, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 18-36
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Aug 2018 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2018
Megan T. Stevenson and Christopher Slobogin
University of Virginia School of Law and Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 764 (59,585)
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Risk Assessment, Juvenile Justice, Double-Edged Sword, Sentencing, Algorithm

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Misdemeanors by the Numbers

Boston College Law Review, Vol 61, Issue 3
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 19 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 14 Apr 2020
Sandra G. Mayson and Megan T. Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 729 (63,446)
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criminal law, misdemeanors, law enforcement, collateral consequences, race, minorities, criminal justice, probation, discrimination, bail, pretrial detention, prosecution, incarceration

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Algorithmic Social Engineering

AEA Papers & Proceedings, 110 (2020 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 18 Feb 2020
Bo Cowgill and Megan T. Stevenson
Columbia University - Columbia Business School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 567 (87,123)
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Systemic Failure To Appear in Court

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol.172, p.1, 2023, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 23-44
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 01 Sep 2023 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2024
Lindsay Graef, Sandra G. Mayson, Aurelie Ouss and Megan T. Stevenson
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School, University of Pennsylvania and University of Virginia School of Law
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Conviction, Incarceration, and Recidivism: Understanding the Revolving Door

Number of pages: 123 Posted: 20 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 28 Jul 2023
Yale University - Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, University of Virginia School of Law and Harvard University, Department of Economics
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Conviction, incarceration, recidivism, judge IV, multiple treatments

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Green Industrial Policy: Trade and Theory

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6238
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Larry S. Karp and Megan T. Stevenson
University of California, Berkeley and University of Virginia School of Law
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Climate Change Economics, Environmental Economics & Policies, Climate Change Mitigation and Green House Gases, Energy Production and Transportation, Economic Theory & Research

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Breaking Bad: Mechanisms of Social Influence and the Path to Criminality in Juvenile Jails

Review of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 99, No. 5, 2017
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 08 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 14 Oct 2018
Megan T. Stevenson
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 346 (155,447)
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Peer effects, Crime, Non-Cognitive Skills, Juvenile Incarceration

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Open Risk Assessment

Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 2020, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2020-41
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 25 Jun 2020
Brandon L. Garrett and Megan T. Stevenson
Duke University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 152 (341,299)
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The Counterintuitive Consequences of Sex Offender Risk Assessment at Sentencing

University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume 73, Supplement 1, 2023, pp. 59-72
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Sep 2023
Megan T. Stevenson and Jennifer L. Doleac
University of Virginia School of Law and Arnold Ventures
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Average Monotonicity in a Setting with Covariates

Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Aug 2023
Megan T. Stevenson
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 75 (558,325)

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monotonicity