Daniel Epps

Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law

Treiman Professor of Law

Anheuser-Busch Hall 573

1 Brookings Drive, Campus Box 1120

St. Louis, MO 63130

United States

http://https://law.wustl.edu/faculty-staff-directory/profile/daniel-epps/

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (22)

1.

How to Save the Supreme Court

129 Yale Law Journal 148 (2019), Vanderbilt Law Research Paper 18-65, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2019
Daniel Epps and Ganesh Sitaraman
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 5,216 (2,264)
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supreme court, supreme court reform, court packing

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The Consequences of Error in Criminal Justice

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 128, No. 4, pp. 1065-1151, 2015, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 09 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2015
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 1,339 (21,014)
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criminal law, criminal procedure, punishment theory, false convictions, false acquittals, Blackstone, error costs

3.

Designing Supreme Court Term Limits

95 Southern California Law Review 1 (2021), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper, Forthcoming, HKS Working Paper, Forthcoming, U of Chicago, Public Law Working Paper No. 763
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 23 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
Adam Chilton, Daniel Epps, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
University of Chicago - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 952 (34,518)
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supreme court, empirical, term limits, simulations

4.

The Defender General

168 University of Pennsylvania Law Review 1469 (2020)
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 16 Jan 2020 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2021
Daniel Epps and William Ortman
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Wayne State University School of Law
Downloads 764 (46,617)

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Supreme Court, criminal law, criminal procedure, criminal justice, public defense, appellate litigation, legal ethics

5.

The Informed Jury

75 Vanderbilt Law Review 823 (2022)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 28 Jul 2021 Last Revised: 11 May 2022
Daniel Epps and William Ortman
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Wayne State University School of Law
Downloads 709 (51,536)

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criminal law, criminal procedure, juries, jury trial

6.

The Fourth Amendment and General Law

132 Yale Law Journal (2023 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 21 Mar 2022
Danielle D'Onfro and Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 530 (74,851)

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criminal procedure, fourth amendment, private law, property, positive law, general law

7.

The Lottery Docket

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 116, pp. 705–757, 2018, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-03-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 07 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 09 May 2018
Daniel Epps and William Ortman
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Wayne State University School of Law
Downloads 491 (82,018)

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Supreme Court, Certiorari, Lottery, Case Selection, Random

8.

Harmless Errors and Substantial Rights

131 Harvard Law Review 2117 (2018), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 16 Feb 2018 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2018
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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harmless error, harmless constitutional error, criminal procedure

9.

The Endgame of Court-Packing

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 28 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 17 May 2021
Adam Chilton, Daniel Epps, Kyle Rozema and Maya Sen
University of Chicago - Law School, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law, Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)
Downloads 459 (88,917)

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Supreme Court, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Politics, Court-Packing

10.

Mechanisms of Secrecy

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 121, No. 6, p. 1556, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 23 Aug 2008
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 300 (142,668)

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secrecy, transparency, FISA, delayed disclosure, proxy monitoring, bottom-line transparency

11.

Adversarial Asymmetry in the Criminal Process

New York University Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 4, p. 762, 2016, Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2877348
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 01 Dec 2016
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 289 (148,389)

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Prosecutors, Adversarialism, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Adversary System, Asymmetry

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Checks and Balances in the Criminal Law

74 Vanderbilt Law Review 1 (2021)
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 09 Oct 2020 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2021
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 260 (165,051)

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Supreme Court Reform and American Democracy

130 Yale Law Journal Forum 821 (2021)
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 09 Mar 2021
Daniel Epps and Ganesh Sitaraman
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 226 (188,795)

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Supreme Court, court reform, judicial review, judicial restraint

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The Future of Supreme Court Reform

134 Harv. L. Rev. F. 398 (2021), Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Apr 2021 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2022
Daniel Epps and Ganesh Sitaraman
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law and Vanderbilt Law School
Downloads 178 (234,371)

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Supreme Court, Court reform, Congress, Executive branch

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One Last Word on the Blackstone Principle

102 Virginia Law Review Online 34 (2016), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 16-33
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 May 2016 Last Revised: 23 Jun 2016
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 177 (235,515)

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criminal law, criminal procedure, Blackstone, false convictions, false acquittals, equality, political structure

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Bailey v. United States: Another Win for That 'Doggone Fourth Amendment'

2012-2013 Cato Supreme Court Review, pp. 187-214 (2013), Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 13-40
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 17 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2013
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 79 (418,624)

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Fourth Amendment, Bailey v. United States, Michigan v. Summers, criminal procedure, Supreme Court

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The Right Approach to Harmless Error

120 Columbia Law Review Forum 1 (2020)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Mar 2020
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 70 (447,436)
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Foreword: Criminal Procedure in Winter

51 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review 379 (2018)
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 19 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 12 May 2019
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 67 (457,774)

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Criminal Procedure, Politics, 2016 Election, Trump, Gorsuch

20.

Teacher for the Nation

70 Hastings Law Journal 101 (2019)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 07 Jun 2019
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
Downloads 56 (499,272)

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Justice Kennedy, constitutional law, judicial review

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Perfecting Issue Preservation

98 Texas Law Review Online 162, 2020
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 24 Apr 2020
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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Brief for Professor Daniel Epps as Amicus Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Pon. v. United States

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jul 2021
Daniel Epps
Washington University in St. Louis - School of Law
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