Douglas A. Berman

Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

William B. Saxbe Designated Professor of Law

55 West 12th Street

Columbus, OH 43210

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Sentencing Law and Policy: Cases, Statutes, and Guidelines

Demleitner, Nora, Berman, Douglas, Miller, Marc, and Wright, Ronald, SENTENCING LAW AND POLICY: CASES, STATUTES, AND GUIDELINES, Aspen Publishers, 2004
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 06 Sep 2005
Washington and Lee University, Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, University of Arizona College of Law and Wake Forest University - School of Law
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Criminal sentencing, criminal procedure, criminal justice, law and society

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Baze-D and Confused: What's the Deal with Lethal Injection?

University of Pennsylvania Law Review PENNumbra, January 2008
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2008
Alison J. Nathan and Douglas A. Berman
Fordham University School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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death penalty, Baze, lethal injection, execution, Supreme Court

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Scholarship in Action: The Power, Possibilities, and Pitfalls for Law Professor Blogs

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 65, Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper No. 43, Berkman Center for Internet & Society - Bloggership: How Blogs are Transforming Legal Scholarship Conference
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Apr 2006
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 373 (73,659)
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Re-Balancing Fitness, Fairness, and Finality for Sentences

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 243
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 May 2014
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 336 (83,150)

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sentencing, finality

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Towards a Theory of Mitigation

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 96, 2016, Forthcoming, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 297, University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No.118
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 Sep 2015
Carissa Byrne Hessick and Douglas A. Berman
University of North Carolina School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 299 (94,698)

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sentencing, criminal law, punishment, mitigation

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Engaging Capital Emotions

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 102, P. 355, 2008, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-21, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 May 2008 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
Douglas A. Berman and Stephanos Bibas
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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death penalty, capital punishment, emotions, Kennedy v. Louisiana, Eighth Amendment, child rape, innocence, wrongful conviction, exoneration, deterrence, justice, mercy

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Foreword: Beyond Blakely and Booker: Pondering Modern Sentencing Process

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 95, 2005
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 May 2005
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Apprendi, Booker, Fanfan, Blakely, sentence, due process

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Making Sentencing Sensible

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 4, 2006, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-42
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Oct 2006
Douglas A. Berman and Stephanos Bibas
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 225 (127,206)

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Criminal Law and Procedure, Sentencing, Guidelines, Experimentation

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A More Perfect System: Distinguishing Offense Conduct and Offender Characteristics

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 58, 2005, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 44, OSU Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper Series No. 30
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Blakely, Fanfan, Apprendi

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Rita, Reasoned Sentencing, and Resistance to Change

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 1, 2007, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 104
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Oct 2007
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 185 (152,977)
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Fanfan, Sixth Amendment, Kimbrough, Gall, Sentencing Guidelines

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Reconceptualizing Sentencing

University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2005, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 43
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Sep 2005
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Conceptualizing Booker

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 38, 2006, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 70
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 172 (163,229)
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sentence, Apprendi, Fanfan, rehabilitation, Blakely

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The Heart Has its Value: The Death Penalty's Justifiable Persistence

Douglas A. Berman and Stephanos Bibas, "The Heart Has Its Value: The Death Penalty's Justifiable Persistence," in Robinson, Ferzan & Garvey, eds., Criminal Law Conversations, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-35, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 114
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 07 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2009
Douglas A. Berman and Stephanos Bibas
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
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criminal justice, criminal procedure, capital punishment, death penalty, emotion, capital emotions

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Montgomery's Messy Trifecta

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 338
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Apr 2016
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Eighth Amendment, retroactivity, Miller, Montgomery

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Tweaking Booker: Advisory Guidelines in the Federal System

Houston Law Review, Vol. 43, 2006, Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 05 May 2006
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 155 (178,471)
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sentence, penal, imprisonment

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From Lawlessness to Too Much Law? Exploring the Risk of Disparity from Differences in Defense Counsel Under Guidelines Sentencing

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, March 2002
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 28 Dec 2003
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Finding Bickel Gold in a Hill of Beans

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 81, Center for Interdisciplinary Law and Policy Studies Working Paper Series No. 54, Cato Supreme Court Review, 2006
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Sep 2006
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 151 (182,427)

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judicial restraint, cruel and unusual punishment

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Leveraging Marijuana Reform to Enhance Expungement Practices

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 444, Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 30, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 Apr 2018
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 137 (198,608)

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Beckles v. United States -- Amici Curiae Brief of Scholars of Criminal Law, Federal Courts, and Sentencing in Support of Petitioner

UNC Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2826523
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 22 Aug 2016
Carissa Byrne Hessick, Leah Litman and Douglas A. Berman
University of North Carolina School of Law, University of California, Irvine School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 127 (209,745)

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due process, vagueness, retroactivity, Supreme Court

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United States v. Matchett (11th Cir.) -- Brief of Law Professors as Amicus Curiae in Support of Defendant-Appellant

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 137
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 01 Jul 2016
Carissa Byrne Hessick and Douglas A. Berman
University of North Carolina School of Law and Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
Downloads 124 (213,578)

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sentencing, sentencing guidelines, due process clause, vagueness doctrine, void for vagueness, United States v. Booker

21.

New Criminal Law Review Symposium on Privilege or Punish: Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, Winter 2010
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 03 Oct 2010
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law, George Washington University - Law School, University of California, Davis - School of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, Fordham University School of Law and Florida State University College of Law (Deceased)
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A Capital Waste of Time? Examining the Supreme Court's 'Culture of Death'

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 111
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Jul 2008
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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docket, Marsh, Baze, Rees, Kyles

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Conceptualizing Blakely

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 17, December 2004
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 26 Nov 2004
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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sentencing, guidelines, criminal law, Seventh Amendment

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The Challenges of 'Improving' the Modern Death Penalty

Ohio State Public Law Working Paper No. 369
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law
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Death Penalty, capital punishment, sentencing reform, capital procedures

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The Real (Sentencing) World: State Sentencing in the Post-Blakely Era

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 4, p. 27, 2006, Villanova Law/Public Policy Research Paper No. 2006-26
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Nov 2006
Douglas A. Berman and Steven L. Chanenson
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Villanova University School of Law
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sentencing, criminal sentencing, Blakley, Booker, Cunningham, state sentencing, sentencing commissions, state sentencing commissions

26.

Taking Stock of Changing Prosecutorial Policies

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 29 Sep 2017
Douglas A. Berman and Steven L. Chanenson
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Villanova University School of Law
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Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Sentencing, Discretion, Punishment

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Taking Stock of the Feeney Amendment's Many Facets

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 16, No. 2, December 2003
Posted: 06 May 2004
Douglas A. Berman
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law

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Feeney, sentencing, plea bargaining, departures

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Special Issue: 'Perspectives on the Federal Death Penalty'

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 14, No. 1, July/August 2001
Posted: 08 Nov 2002
Douglas A. Berman and Adam Thurschwell
Ohio State University (OSU) - Michael E. Moritz College of Law and Independent

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federal death penalty, capital punishment, death penalty, capital sentencing, federal sentencing