R. Michael Cassidy

Boston College Law School

Professor of Law and Law School Fund Scholar

885 Centre Street

Newton, MA 02459-1163

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

1.

Beyond Practical Skills: Nine Steps for Improving Legal Education Now

Boston College Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 4, September 2012, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 263, NYLS Clinical Research Institute Paper No. 11/2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 May 2012 Last Revised: 01 Jan 2013
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 844 (18,848)

Abstract:

legal education, clinical legal education, law teaching, professional responsibility, professional ethics, Carnegie Report

2.

Character and Context: What Virtue Theory Can Teach Us About a Prosecutor's Ethical Duty to 'Seek Justice'

Notre Dame Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 2, p. 101, 2006, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 91
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 04 Apr 2006
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 465 (37,325)
Citation 5

Abstract:

virtue ethics, professional ethics, character, Aristotle, casuistry, prosecutors, plea bargaining, cooperation agreements, attorney conduct, prosecutorial discretion

3.

Some Reflections on Ethics and Plea Bargaining: An Essay in Honor of Fred Zacharias

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 48, No.1, Winter 2011, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 202
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2011
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 296 (72,491)

Abstract:

efficiency, equality, autonomy, transparency, prosecutors, plea bargaining, negotiation, ABA Model Rule 3.8s

4.

Reforming the Law School Curriculum from the Top Down

Forthcoming, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 64, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 335
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 17 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2014
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 264 (78,915)

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5.

Plea Bargaining, Discovery and the Intractable Problem of Impeachment Disclosures

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 5, p. 1429, October 2011, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 219
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 20 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2011
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 250 (84,057)

Abstract:

criminal procedure, legal ethics, professional responsibility

6.

'Soft Words of Hope': Giglio, Accomplice Witnesses, and the Problem of Implied Inducements

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 98, No. 3, pp. 1129-1177, 2004, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 34
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 02 Apr 2004 Last Revised: 23 Jul 2010
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 239 (82,652)
Citation 1

Abstract:

criminal procedure, accomplice witnesses, professional responsibility

7.

Sharing Sacred Secrets: Is it (Past) Time for a Dangerous Person Exception to the Clergy-Penitent Privilege?

Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper Series Vol. 13, No. #, William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 44, p. 1627, 2003
Number of pages: 153 Posted: 12 May 2003
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 228 (96,547)
Citation 2

Abstract:

evidence, criminal law

8.

(Ad)ministering Justice: A Prosecutor's Ethical Duty to Support Sentencing Reform

Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2014, Forthcoming, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 314
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2014
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 223 (98,197)

Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, professional responsibility, legal ethics, sentencing policy

9.

Strategic Austerity: How Some Law School Affordability Initiatives Could Actually Improve Learning Outcomes

Chapman Law Review, Forthcoming, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 283
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 08 May 2013
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 149 (150,224)

Abstract:

legal education

10.

Reconsidering Spousal Privileges after Crawford

American Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Nov 2006
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 149 (148,555)

Abstract:

Crawford, spousal privilege, domestic violence prevention, confrontation clause, hearsay, criminal law, live testimony, state law, testimonial privilege, confidential communication privilege

11.

The Prosecutor and the Press: Lessons (Not) Learned from the Mike Nifong Debacle

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 71, 2008, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 141
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 24 Oct 2007
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 122 (175,772)

Abstract:

"Duke Lacrosse", Mike Nifong, Republican Party of Minnesota v. White, prosecutorial ethics, professional conduct,

12.

Toward a More Independent Grand Jury: Recasting and Enforcing the Prosecutor's Duty to Disclose Exculpatory Evidence

Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, Vol. 13, pp. 361-403, 2000, Boston College Law School Research Paper No. 2000-13
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Dec 2005
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 100 (203,926)
Citation 1

Abstract:

grand jury disclosure obligations, prosecutorial disclosure, criminal proceedings, professional ethics, grand jury reform, exclusionary rule, prosecutorial discretion, ethical responsibility, professional conduct

13.

The Model Penal Code’s Wrong Turn: Renunciation as a Defense to Criminal Conspiracy

Florida Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, April 2012, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 245
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 21 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2012
R. Michael Cassidy and Gregory Massing
Boston College Law School and Executive Office of Public Safety and Security, Massachusetts
Downloads 92 (208,233)

Abstract:

Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure

14.

Why I Teach (A Prescription for the Post-Tenure Blues)

Journal of Legal Education, vol.55, no.3 (September 2005), Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2005-01
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 May 2008
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
Downloads 85 (218,496)

Abstract:

tenure, law professors, teaching

15.

Silencing Grand Jury Witnesses

Indiana Law Journal, Forthcoming, Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 378
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2016
R. Michael Cassidy
Boston College Law School
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