Raff Donelson

Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge

Assistant Professor of Law and Philosophy

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

6

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Scholarly Papers (6)

1.

Blacks, Cops, and the State of Nature

15 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 183 (2017)
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 27 Nov 2017
Raff Donelson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
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Police Violence, Thomas Hobbes, State of Nature

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Fuller and the Folk: The Inner Morality of Law Revisited

Oxford Studies in Experimental Philosophy, Volume 3. Oxford: UK, Oxford University Press, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Dec 2018
Raff Donelson and Ivar Hannikainen
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge and University of Sheffield - Department of Philosophy
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Lon Fuller, Jurisprudence, Philosophy of Law, Experimental Philosophy, Experimental Jurisprudence, Methodology of Jurisprudence, Natural Law Theory

3.

Who are the Punishers?

86 UMKC Law Review 259 (2017)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2018
Raff Donelson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
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Eighth Amendment, Punishment, Constitutional Interpretation, Pragmatism

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Legal Inconsistencies

Tulsa Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Raff Donelson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
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legal inconsistency, due process, Lon Fuller, sexting, crack/powder cocaine disparity, consistency principle, action guidance, jurisprudence, rule of law, legal contradiction

5.

The Nihilist

The Pragmatism and Prejudice of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. 31-48 (Seth Vannatta, ed. Lexington Press 2019).
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 10 Jul 2019
Raff Donelson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Friedrich Nietzsche, nihilism, existentialism, morality, pragmatism, William James, truth

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Cruel and Unusual What? Toward a Unified Definition of Punishment

9 Washington University Jurisprudence Review 1 (2016)
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Mar 2017
Raff Donelson
Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge
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Punishment, Retribution, Eighth Amendment