Russell D. Covey

Georgia State University College of Law

Professor

P.O. Box 4037

Atlanta, GA 30302-4037

United States

Whittier Law School

Associate Professor

3333 Harbor Blvd.

Costa Mesa, CA 92626

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

19

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12

Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Mass Exoneration Data and the Causes of Wrongful Convictions

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jul 2011 Last Revised: 22 Aug 2011
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 666 (56,687)
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Wrongful convictions, guilty pleas, plea bargaining, mass exonerations, police, police corruption

2.

Police Misconduct as a Cause of Wrongful Convictions

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 90, 2013, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-26
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 18 Dec 2013
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 589 (66,336)
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criminal procedure, police, wrongful convictions, exoneration, Rampart, Tulia, innocence, eyewitnesses, forensic evidence, jailhouse informants, false confessions, criminal law, perjury, police corruption

3.

Temporary Insanity: The Strange Life and Times of the Perfect Defense

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 91, 2011, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 22 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 25 Oct 2011
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 420 (99,901)

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criminal law, mental health, insanity, defenses, insanity defense, nullification doctrine, mental illness, excuse defenses, temporary insanity, equitable doctrine

4.

Fixed Justice: Reforming Plea Bargaining With Plea-Based Ceilings

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 4, 2007, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2008-06
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 25 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2008
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 397 (106,652)

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criminal procedure, plea bargaining, criminal justice

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Reconsidering the Relationship between Cognitive Psychology and Plea Bargaining

Marquette Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 01 Nov 2007
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 319 (135,595)

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Law and psychology, plea bargaining cognitive psychology, criminal procedure

6.

Death in Prison: The Right Death Penalty Compromise

Georgia State University Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2012
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Jun 2012
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
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Signaling and Plea Bargaining's Innocence Problem

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 66, 2009, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-06
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 19 Mar 2009
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 251 (173,224)
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plea bargaining, signaling, subwager, interrogation, criminal law, innocence problem

8.

Longitudinal Guilt: Repeat Offenders, Plea Bargaining, and the Variable Standard of Proof

Florida Law Review, Vol. 63, No. 1, 2011, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Feb 2011
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 218 (198,215)

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criminal law, longitudinal guilt, guilt, plea bargain, criminal justice, repeat offenders, evidence, criminal procedure

9.

Criminal Madness: Cultural Iconography and Insanity

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 6, 2009, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-17
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 204 (210,789)

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Law and society, criminal law, law and film, insanity

10.

Pervasive Surveillance and the Future of the Fourth Amendment

Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 80, No. 4, 2010, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-14
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 25 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 202 (212,670)

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technology, surveillance, DNA, Fourth Amendment, criminal procedure, criminal law, third party doctrine

11.

Plea Bargaining and Price Theory

George Washington Law Review, Vol. 84, 2016, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-27
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 14 Dec 2016
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 199 (215,599)

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plea bargaining, economics, law and economics, price theory, criminal procedure, law, economic analysis

12.

Abolishing Jailhouse Snitch Testimony

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 49, 2014, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2015-09
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 05 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 25 Apr 2015
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 176 (239,871)

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criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, testimony, witness, snitch, criminal trial practice, false testimony, wrongful conviction

13.

Plea-Bargaining Law after Lafler and Frye

Duquesne University Law Review, Vol. 51, 2013, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-17
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 23 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2013
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 169 (248,289)

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plea bargaining, right to counsel, constitution, criminal law, criminal procedure, guilty, coercive bargaining, Supreme Court, constitutional criminal procedure, guilty pleas

14.

The Unbearable Lightness of Batson: Mixed-Motives and Discrimination in Jury Selection

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 66, 2006-2007
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 07 Jul 2006
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
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Batson, Equal Protection, Jury Selection, Mixed Motive, Peremptory Strikes

15.

Rules, Standards, Sentencing, and the Nature of Law

California Law Review, Vol. 104, 2016, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-08
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 25 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 19 May 2016
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 109 (347,246)

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criminal procedure, sentencing guidelines, sentencing reform, criminal justice, criminal law, mandatory minimum, justice, sentencing

16.

Recantations and the Perjury Sword

Albany Law Review, Vol. 79, pp. 101-133, 2015/2016, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-08
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 29 Jun 2017
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 92 (390,215)

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law, criminial law, criminal procedure, evidence, perjury, wrongful conviction, exoneration, testimony, trial

17.

Suspect Evidence and Coalmine Canaries

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 55, 2018, Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-20
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 24 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2018
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
Downloads 45 (555,854)

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criminal procedure, exoneration, evidence, forensic evidence, forensic science, criminal law, hair evidence, bitemark evidence, jailhouse informants

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Exorcising Wechsler's Ghost: The Influence of the Model Penal Code on Death Penalty Sentencing Jurisprudence

Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Vol. 31, p. 189, 2004
Number of pages: 111 Posted: 17 Dec 2009
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
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Model Penal Code, criminal law, death penalty, sentencing

19.

Dissent and the Rule of Law

36 BYU J. Pub. L. 81 (2022), Georgia State University College of Law, Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Apr 2022
Russell D. Covey and Russell D. Covey
Whittier Law SchoolGeorgia State University College of Law
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law, legal philosophy, legal formalism, dissent, rule of law, legal substantivism