Michael M. O'Hear

Marquette University - Law School

Professor of Law

Sensenbrenner Hall

P.O. Box 1881

Milwaukee, WI 53201

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (49)

1.

Plea Bargaining and Procedural Justice

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 2, 2008, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 07-02
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 686 (23,753)
Citation 1

Abstract:

plea bargaining, procedural justice, social psychology

2.

Rethinking Drug Courts: Restorative Justice as a Response to Racial Injustice

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2009, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 19 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 592 (27,221)
Citation 1

Abstract:

drug courts, restorative justice

3.

Beyond Rehabilitation: A New Theory of Indeterminate Sentencing

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 1247, 2011, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 11-05
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 454 (41,281)

Abstract:

Sentencing, Indeterminate Sentencing, Parole, Retributivism, Punishment Theory

4.

Plea Bargaining and Victims: From Consultation to Guidelines

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 1, 2007, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 07-06
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 444 (43,403)

Abstract:

plea bargaining, victims' rights, procedural justice, mandatory consultation, guidelines

5.

The Second Chance Act and the Future of Reentry Reform

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 20, No. 2, 2007, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 07-15
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 20 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 433 (48,223)

Abstract:

prisoner reentry, Second Chance Act, reentry, recidivism

6.

The Duty to Avoid Disparity: Implementing 18 U.S.C. Section 3553(A)(6) after Booker

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 37, No. 4, 2006 , Marquette Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-03
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 277 (81,058)

Abstract:

federal sentencing, sentencing guidelines, disparity, booker, 18 U.S.C. 3553(a)

7.

Randomization in Criminal Justice: A Criminal Law Conversation

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, Robinson, Ferzan and Garvey, eds., Oxford University Press, 2009, U of Chicago Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 471, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 267, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 02 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2015
Columbia University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Faculty of Law, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge - Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Marquette University - Law School and Seton Hall University - School of Law
Downloads 202 (111,077)

Abstract:

punishment, punishment theory, randomization, randomness, chance, luck, lottery, penal lottery, detection lotteries, incapacitation, deterrence, just punishment, moral luck, attempt liability, criminal law, criminal justice, critical theory

8.

The Original Intent of Uniformity in Federal Sentencing

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Vol. 74, No. 3, 2006, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-02
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 21 Sep 2005 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 200 (114,734)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Sentencing, sentencing guidelines, Marvin Frankel, sentencing commission

9.

Not Just Kid Stuff? Extending Graham and Miller to Adults

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 4, 2013, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-14
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 21 May 2013 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 197 (111,077)

Abstract:

sentencing, Eighth Amendment, life without parole, adult offender

10.

Is Restorative Justice Compatible with Sentencing Uniformity?

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 2, 2005, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-04
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 01 May 2015
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 196 (114,734)

Abstract:

sentencing, restorative justice, criminal law

11.

Mass Incarceration in Three Midwestern States: Origins and Trends

Valparaiso University Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, 2013, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-02
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 07 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 164 (140,201)

Abstract:

prisoners, states, trends, criminal law

12.

Dispute Resolution in Criminal Law

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 1, 2007, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 07-14
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 10 Dec 2007
Michael M. O'Hear and Andrea Kupfer Schneider
Marquette University - Law School and Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 164 (137,311)

Abstract:

dispute resolution, plea bargaining, criminal law

13.

The End of Bordenkircher: Extending the Logic of Apprendi to Plea Bargaining

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 84, 2006, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-34
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 29 Aug 2006 Last Revised: 08 Apr 2016
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 147 (151,022)

Abstract:

consequentialism, formalism, Apprendi, Bordenkircher

14.

Explaining Sentences

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 36, No. 3, 2009, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 08-23
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 145 (156,184)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Booker, sentencing, sentencing guidelines, explanation, cognitive biases, procedural justice

15.

Victims and Criminal Justice: What's Next?

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 2, p. 83, December 2006, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-39
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 14 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 142 (157,080)

Abstract:

16.

A New Federal Sentencing Guideline for Environmental Crimes

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 18, No. 5, p. 341, 2006, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-27
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 10 Jul 2006
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 128 (167,308)

Abstract:

sentencing, guidelines, environmental crime

17.

Solving the Good-Time Puzzle: Why Following the Rules Should Get You Out of Prison Early

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2012, Issue 1, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 11-25
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jan 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 127 (143,152)

Abstract:

good-time, post-sentencing, atonement

18.

Perpetual Panic

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2008, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 09-09
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 12 Mar 2009
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 127 (170,192)

Abstract:

sex crimes, sentencing, sex offender, moral panic

19.

Appellate Review of Sentence Explanations: Learning from the Wisconsin and Federal Experiences

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 93, No. 2, 2009, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 09-25
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 03 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 120 (180,754)

Abstract:

sentencing, appellate, explanation review,

20.

Punishment, Democracy, and Victims

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 19, No. 1, p. 1, October 2006, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-40
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 114 (190,079)

Abstract:

21.

Faith, Justice, and the Teaching of Criminal Procedure

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 90, No. 1, p. 87, 2006, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-23
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 10 May 2006 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 105 (200,149)

Abstract:

22.

The Beginning of the End for Life Without Parole?

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 23, No. 1, 2010, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 10-43
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 28 Oct 2010
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 101 (198,846)

Abstract:

parole, sentencing, life sentence

23.

Restorative Justice: Dangers of the Big Tent

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, Paul H. Robinson et al. eds., 2009, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 09-28
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 99 (202,805)

Abstract:

restorative justice, punishment, sentencing

24.

Imprisonment Inertia and Public Attitudes Toward 'Truth in Sentencing'

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 2015, No. 2, p. 257, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-08
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 02 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 01 Feb 2016
Michael M. O'Hear and Darren Wheelock
Marquette University - Law School and Marquette University Department of Social and Cultural Sciences
Downloads 91 (184,180)

Abstract:

criminal law, truth in sentencing, imprisonment, policy, public opinion

25.

What's Good about Trials?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, Vol. 156, p. 209, 2007, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 07-13
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Dec 2007
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 87 (231,282)

Abstract:

plea bargaining, criminal justice, trials

26.

Appellate Review of Sentences: Reconsidering Deference

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 51, 2010, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 09-33
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 22 Apr 2010
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 75 (241,571)

Abstract:

sentencing, deference, appellate, localization

27.

(The History of) Criminal Justice as a Morality Play (Book Review)

University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, Vol. 161, 2013, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-03
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 73 (247,140)

Abstract:

criminal justice system, moral values, socioeconomic status, Machinery of Criminal Justice

28.

Restitution as a Penal Aim

Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Gerben Bruinsma & David Weisburd eds., Springer, 2014, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-04
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 69 (247,140)

Abstract:

restitution, sentencing, punishment, criminal justice

29.

Bypassing Habeas: The Right to Effective Assistance Requires Earlier Supreme Court Intervention in Cases of Attorney Incompetence

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2012, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 12-22
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 12 Dec 2012
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 68 (260,748)

Abstract:

effective assistance of counsel, ineffective assistance, habeas corpus, Sixth Amendment

30.

National Uniformity/Local Uniformity: Reconsidering the Use of Departures to Reduce Federal-State Sentencing Disparities

Iowa Law Review, Volume 87, No. 2, March 2002
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 29 Nov 2003
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 68 (256,597)

Abstract:

Federal Sentencing Guidelines, Departures, Sentencing Laws, Federal-state Disparities

31.

Cunningham: Why Federal Practitioners and Policy-Makers Should Pay Attention

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 18, No. 4, p. 260, 2006, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 06-25
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 15 May 2006
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 55 (296,996)

Abstract:

32.

Guidelines Simplification: Still an Urgent Priority Post-Booker

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 20, No. 5, 2008, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 08-20
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 54 (294,438)

Abstract:

sentencing, sentencing guidelines, guidelines, booker

33.

Sentencing Commissions

Encyclopedia of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Gerben Bruinsma & David Weisburd eds., Springer, 2014, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-05
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 12 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 52 (296,996)

Abstract:

sentencing commissions, sentencing guidelines, criminal justice, Marvin E. Frankel, United States Sentencing Commission

34.

Bark and Bite: The Environmental Sentencing Guidelines after Booker

Utah Law Review, Vol. 2009, No. 4, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 09-20
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 May 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 52 (296,996)

Abstract:

sentencing guidelines, environmental crimes, booker

35.

Criminal Appeals: Past, Present, and Future

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 93, p. 340, 2009, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 10-36
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2010
Chad M. Oldfather and Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School and Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 50 (302,077)

Abstract:

appeals, criminal appeals, judges, appellate process

36.

Federalism and Drug Control

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 3, 2004, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-18
Number of pages: 103 Posted: 25 May 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 47 (249,023)

Abstract:

drug policy, drug control, federalism, states, local government, decentralization

37.

Good Conduct Time for Prisoners: Why (and How) Wisconsin Should Provide Credits Toward Early Release

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 1, 2014, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-25
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2016
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 45 (299,544)

Abstract:

sentencing, criminal law, good conduct, early release, parole, truth in sentencing

38.

Not So Sweet: Questions Raised by Sixteen Years of the PLRA and AEDPA

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 24, No. 4, April 2012, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 13-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Jan 2013
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 44 (315,662)

Abstract:

habeas corpus, prisoner-rights, constitutional rights, criminal, sentences, AEDPA, PLRA

39.

Sentencing the Green-Collar Offender: Punishment, Culpability, and Environmental Crime

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 95, No. 1, 2004, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-23
Number of pages: 145 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 40 (271,299)

Abstract:

criminal law, sentencing,environmental law, environmental sentencing, Federal Sentencing Guidelines

40.

Blue-Collar Crimes/White-Collar Criminals: Sentencing Elite Athletes Who Commit Violent Crimes

Marquette Sports Law Review, Vol. 12, No. 1, 2001, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 May 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 36 (291,987)

Abstract:

criminal law, sports, athletes, sentencing

41.

Yes to Nondiscrimination, No to New Forms of Criminal Liability: A Response to Collins, Leib, and Markel

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 89, 2008, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 08-19
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Sep 2008
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 32 (363,113)

Abstract:

criminal law

42.

Let the People Speak: Notice and Comment Rulemaking (Lessons from the Controversial New Source Review Proposal of the Clean Air Act)

Environmental Law Reporter, Vol. 34, p. 10115, 2004
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 Dec 2011
University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill - School of Law, University of Colorado Law School, Marquette University - Law School and Loyola University New Orleans College of Law
Downloads 30 (363,113)

Abstract:

administrative law, environment, clean air act, rulemaking, notice and comment, administrative procedures act, section 553, new source review, nsr

43.

Two Cheers for the New Paradigm

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 26, No. 2, 2013, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-03
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Jan 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 28 (359,610)

Abstract:

criminal justice, prosecution, policies, liberty, sentences, sentencing, Department of Justice

44.

Remorse, Cooperation, and 'Acceptance of Responsibility': The Structure, Implementation, and Reform of Section 3E1.1 of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 4, 1997, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-24
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 23 Jul 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 16 (363,113)

Abstract:

criminal law, sentencing, Federal Sentencing Guidelines, post-offense

45.

Statutory Interpretation and Direct Democracy: Lessons from the Drug Treatment Initiatives

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2003, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-16
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 09 May 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 9 (414,320)

Abstract:

sentencing, ballot initiatives, voter-made law, drug offenders, drug crimes, interpretation

46.

The Myth of Uniformity

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 17, No. 4, p. 249, 2005, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-12
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 06 May 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 9 (455,088)

Abstract:

sentencing, criminal law, guidelines

47.

Localization and Transparency in Sentencing: Reflections on the New Early Disposition Departure

Hamline Law Review, Vol. 27, No. 3, p. 357, 2004, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 May 2014
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 6 (465,414)

Abstract:

sentencing, Sentencing Guidelines, localization, early disposition, fast-track

48.

Justice Reinvestment and the State of State Sentencing Reform

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2016, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 16-14
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Nov 2016
Michael M. O'Hear
Marquette University - Law School
Downloads 0 (409,476)

Abstract:

Sentencing, Reform, Justice Reinvestment, JRI, Sentencing Policy, Sentencing Politics,Criminal Justice, Incarceration

49.

Public Attitudes toward Punishment, Rehabilitation, and Reform: Lessons from the Marquette Law School Poll

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2016, Marquette Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 16-13
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Oct 2016
Michael M. O'Hear and Darren Wheelock
Marquette University - Law School and Marquette University Department of Social and Cultural Sciences
Downloads 0 (318,523)

Abstract:

Rehabilitation, Criminal Law, Reform, Survey, Poll, Public Opinion