Paul H. Robinson

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Colin S. Diver Professor of Law

3501 Sansom Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Scholarly Papers (141)

1.

The American Model Penal Code: A Brief Overview

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 10, pg. 319, 2007
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 28 Sep 2009
Paul H. Robinson and Markus D. Dubber
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Toronto - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1,774 (5,988)
Citation 3

Abstract:

model penal code, criminal

2.

Why Do We Punish? Deterrence and Just Deserts as Motives for Punishment

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 83, pp. 284-299, 2002
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Kevin M. Carlsmith, John M. Darley and Paul H. Robinson
Colgate University - Psychology Department, Princeton University and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,630 (7,044)
Citation 21

Abstract:

Punishment, desert, deterrence

3.

Criminal Law Defenses: A Systematic Analysis

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 82, pp. 199-291, 1982
Number of pages: 93 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 1,098 (10,695)
Citation 7

Abstract:

Criminal law, defense

4.

The Origins of Shared Intuitions of Justice

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 60, p. 1633, 2007, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 06-47, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-07
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 20 Dec 2006 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2008
Paul H. Robinson, Robert Kurzban and Owen D. Jones
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 974 (16,332)
Citation 12

Abstract:

criminal law, law & society, psychology, empirical evidence, moral blameworthiness, biological underpinnings, evolutionary processes, development of moral judgment, views of justice, intuition

5.

Does Criminal Law Deter? A Behavioral Science Investigation

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, pp. 173-205, 2004
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 916 (18,110)
Citation 12

Abstract:

Deterrence, punishment, social science

6.

The Role of Deterrence in the Formulation of Criminal Law Rules: At Its Worst When Doing Its Best

Georgetown Law Journal 949-1002, 2003
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 902 (18,355)
Citation 3

Abstract:

criminal law, deterrence, punishment theory, punishment

7.

Codifying Shari'a: International Norms, Legality & the Freedom to Invent New Forms

Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2007, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-26
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2016
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent, Independent and Independent
Downloads 868 (20,986)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Islamic Model Penal Code, Shari'a, United Nations Development Program, Republic of the Maldives, codified penal law, sentencing guidelines, international norms, Muslim, drafting, criminal law and procedure

8.

Mens Rea

Encyclopedia of Crime & Justice, pp. 995-1006, 2002
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 864 (17,504)
Citation 1

Abstract:

mens rea, guilty mind, criminal

9.

Crime, Punishment, and Prevention

The Public Interest, Vol. 142, pp. 61-71, Winter 2001
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 862 (17,479)

Abstract:

preventive detention, dangerousness, incapacitation, punishment

10.

Should the Criminal Law Abandon the Actus Reus-Mens Rea Distinction?

CRIMINAL LAW: ACTION, VALUE AND STRUCTURE, S. Shute, J. Gardner, J. Horder, eds., pp. 187-211, Oxford University Press, 1993
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 811 (15,827)

Abstract:

criminal, actus reus, mens rea criminal liability

11.

Intuitions of Justice: Implications for Criminal Law and Justice Policy

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-12, Southern California Law Review, Vol. 81, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 27 Mar 2007
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 801 (20,868)
Citation 10

Abstract:

criminal law and procedure, criminal liability, criminal punishment, social engineering, coercive indoctrination, government transparency, justice reform

12.

Crafting a Scholarly Persona: A Panel Discussion

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 03 Jul 2007
Yale University - Yale Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Columbia Law School and University of Virginia, School of Law
Downloads 758 (23,247)
Citation 1

Abstract:

scholarship, research agenda

13.

The Utility of Desert

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 91, pp. 453-499, 1997
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 May 2003
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 730 (22,581)
Citation 26

Abstract:

desert, punishment

14.

Criminal Liability for Omissions: A Brief Summary and Critique of the Law in the United States

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 29, No. 101, 1984
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 699 (22,897)
Citation 2

Abstract:

criminal liability, omission liability

15.

Criminal Justice in the Information Age: A Punishment Theory Paradox

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 1, Pg. 683, 2004, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 65
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 10 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 610 (32,454)

Abstract:

criminal justice criminal law, punishment theory, desert, deterrence

16.

How Psychology is Changing the Punishment Theory Debate

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 07-01
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 10 Jan 2007
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 583 (33,624)
Citation 1

Abstract:

psychology, criminal liability, punishment, deterrence, distributive principle, incapacitation of dangerous persons, desert, crime control

17.

Competing Theories of Blackmail: An Empirical Research Critique of Criminal Law Theory

Texas Law Review, Vol. 89, p. 291, 2010, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-27, Brooklyn Law School, Legal Studies Paper No. 171
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 23 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 28 Jun 2011
Paul H. Robinson, Michael T. Cahill and Daniel M. Bartels
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Rutgers Law School and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 549 (39,604)
Citation 2

Abstract:

blackmail, extortion, coercion, criminal law theory, social science research, wrongful intention, breach of duty, domination, usurping authority, efficient information allocation, state criminal codes, scenario research

18.

Concordance & Conflict in Intuitions of Justice

University of Pennsylvania Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-38, Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 6, 2007
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 22 Sep 2006
Paul H. Robinson and Robert Kurzban
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology
Downloads 545 (39,934)
Citation 2

Abstract:

desert, blame, empirical studies, moral philosophy, intuitions, psychology, criminal justice policy, criminal law

19.

Element Analysis in Defining Criminal Liability: The Model Penal Code and Beyond

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 35, pp. 681-762, 1983
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson and Jane A. Grall
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
Downloads 533 (35,955)

Abstract:

Penal law, punishment, sanctions, criminal code, Model Penal Code

20.

Competing Conceptions of Modern Desert: Vengeful, Deontological, and Empirical

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-32, Cambridge Law Journal, Vol. 67, p. 145, March 2008
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Aug 2006
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 524 (38,501)
Citation 2

Abstract:

criminal law and procedure, jurisprudence, public law and legal theory, desert, vengeful, deontological, empirical, distributive principle, punishment, retribution, sentencing, immoral, morality

21.

The Virtues of Restorative Processes, the Vices of Restorative Justice

Utah Law Review, pp. 375-388, 2003
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2012
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 485 (32,880)
Citation 2

Abstract:

restorative justice, vicim offender mediation, criminal law, punishment

22.

Punishing Dangerousness: Cloaking Preventive Detention as Criminal Justice

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 114, pp. 1429-1455, 2001
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 23 May 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 480 (42,380)
Citation 10

Abstract:

punishment, preventive detention

23.

A Functional Analysis of Criminal Law

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 88, pp. 857-913, 1994
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 477 (32,259)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Criminal law, criminal code, criminal liability

24.

Are We Responsible for Who We Are? The Challenge for Criminal Law Theory in the Defenses of Coercive Indoctrination and ‘Rotten Social Background’

Alabama Civil Rights & Civil Liberties Law Review, Vol. 2, p. 53, 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-10
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 14 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 17 Mar 2012
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 428 (51,868)

Abstract:

Brainwashing, Excusing Condition, Disability, Cognitive & Control Dysfunction, Normative Crime Control, Criminal Law Defense

25.

Perceptions of Fairness and Justice: The Shared Aims & Occasional Conflicts of Legitimacy and Moral Credibility

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 47, Pg. 211, 2012, University of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 10 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2012
Josh Bowers and Paul H. Robinson
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 418 (45,811)

Abstract:

criminal law & procedure, empirical research, exclusionary rule, policing, stop & frisk, search & seizure, profiling, plea bargaining, criminalization, justification, excuse, nonexculpatory, culpability, offense grading, deference, compliance, deterrence, preventive detention, duties, legitimate

26.

The Disutility of Injustice

New York University Law Review, Vol. 85, p. 1940, 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 95 Posted: 10 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2011
Paul H. Robinson, Geoffrey P. Goodwin and Michael Reisig
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology and Arizona State University (ASU) - School of Criminology & Criminal Justice
Downloads 406 (53,758)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Purpose of criminal law, criminal liability and punishment, retributivists, crime-control, Model Penal Code, desert, intuitions of justice, deterrence, social science research and law, “three strikes,” felony murder, drug offenses, strict liability, media coverage of crime

27.

Final Report of the Maldivian Penal Law & Sentencing Codification Project: Text of Draft Code (Volume 1) and Official Commentary (Volume 2)

Paul H. Robinson and the University of Pennsylvania Criminal Law Research Group, FINAL REPORT OF THE MALDIVIAN PENAL LAW & SENTENCING CODIFICATION PROJECT: TEXT OF DRAFT CODE (VOLUME 1) AND OFFICIAL COMMENTARY (VOLUME 2), January 2006, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-38
Number of pages: 434 Posted: 15 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 398 (42,490)

Abstract:

Islamic criminal law, Shari'a, United Nations Development Program, Republic of the Maldives, sentencing guidelines, international norms, Muslim, criminal code drafting, criminal law and procedure, criminal offenses

28.

Incapacitation and Just Deserts as Motives for Punishment

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 24, pp. 659-683, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson, Kevin M. Carlsmith and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Colgate University - Psychology Department and Princeton University
Downloads 390 (56,463)
Citation 8

Abstract:

Desert, punishment, incapacitation

29.

A Brief History of Distinctions in Criminal Culpability

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 31, pp. 815-853, 1980
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 387 (52,302)
Citation 2

Abstract:

criminal code, history, Model Penal Code, Anglo-Saxon code

30.

Realism, Punishment & Reform

Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 1611, 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-18, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-19
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 16 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2011
Paul H. Robinson, Robert Kurzban and Owen D. Jones
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 372 (58,770)

Abstract:

Criminal law, core of wrongdoing, intuitions of justice, social reform, significance of resulting harm, agreement and disagreement about judgments of justice, judging relative blameworthiness, violence, theft, reform realism

31.

Objectivist vs. Subjectivist Views of Criminality: A Study in the Role of Social Science in Criminal Law Theory

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies Vol. 18, pp. 409-447, 1998
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Feb 2003
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 372 (59,468)
Citation 5

Abstract:

32.
Downloads 350 ( 68,790)
Citation 3

Imputed Criminal Liability

A CRIMINAL LAW ANTHOLOGY, A. Loewy, ed., 1992
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 315 (77,035)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Criminal liability, impute

Imputed Criminal Liability

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 93, p. 609, 1984
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Sep 2014
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 35 (381,849)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Jurisprudence, criminal defenses, imputation, mens rea, elements of a crime

33.

Extralegal Punishment Factors: A Study of Forgiveness, Hardship, Good-Deeds, Apology, Remorse, and Other Such Discretionary Factors in Assessing Criminal Punishment

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 65, Pg. 737, 2012, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-12, Columbia Business School Research Paper No. 12/39
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 31 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2012
Paul H. Robinson, Sean Jackowitz and Daniel M. Bartels
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 346 (56,639)

Abstract:

Criminal sanctions, procedure, XPF, sentencing discretion, offender history, victims, moral credibility, social cultural, acknowledgment guilt, guilty plea, public outrage, good bad character, civil compensation, rehabilitation, special talent, demographic differences, disparity application

34.

Advantaging Aggressors: Justice & Deterrence in International Law

Harvard National Security Journal, Vol. 3, Pg. 143, 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-03, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Research Papers No. 64
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 13 Aug 2013
Paul H. Robinson and Adil Ahmad Haque
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 344 (66,772)

Abstract:

international law, criminal law, use of force, military action, unlawful aggression, intuitions of justice, moral credibility, International Criminal Court, Rome Statute, self defense, U.N. Charter

35.

Competing Theories of Justification: Deeds Versus Reasons

Collection of British Essays, Andrew Simester, A.T.H. Smith, eds., Oxford Univ. Press, 1996
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Jan 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 341 (62,472)

Abstract:

justification, punishment

36.

Empirical Desert

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, Robinson, Garvey & Ferzan, eds., pp. 29-39, 61-66, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-29
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 327 (63,645)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Criminal law, doing justice, crime fighting, moral credibility, intuitions of justice, just desert, distributive justice, retributivism, retribution, deontological desert

37.

The Ongoing Revolution in Punishment Theory: Doing Justice as Controlling Crime

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 42, pp. 1089, 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-32
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 23 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 13 Mar 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 325 (68,790)
Citation 1

Abstract:

punishment theory, distributive principle for criminal liability and punishment, deterrence, incapacitation of the dangerous, rehabilitation, empirical desert, deontological desert, Model Penal Code

38.

A Theory of Justification: Societal Harm as a Prerequisite for Criminal Liability

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 23, pp. 266-292, 1975; reprinted in JUSTIFICATION AND EXCUSE IN THE CRIMINAL LAW: A COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, M. Corrado, ed., p. 283, 1994
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 322 (70,160)
Citation 8

Abstract:

criminal liability, harm, deterrence, retribution

39.

The Criminal-Civil Distinction and the Utility of Desert

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 76, pp. 201-214, 1996
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2007
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 310 (60,371)
Citation 4

Abstract:

civil liability, criminal liability, desert, punishment theory

40.

The Five Worst (and Five Best) American Criminal Codes

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 95, pp. 1-89, 2000
Number of pages: 91 Posted: 06 Feb 2003
Paul H. Robinson, Michael T. Cahill and Usman Mohammad
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Rutgers Law School and Independent
Downloads 310 (72,602)
Citation 6

Abstract:

criminal code

41.

Fair Notice and Fair Adjudication: Two Kinds of Legality

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 154, pp. 335-398, December 2005
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Feb 2006 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 308 (68,994)
Citation 3

Abstract:

criminal law, legality, vagueness, discretion, fair notice, strict construction, ex post facto

42.

Why Does the Criminal Law Care What the Lay Person Thinks Is Just? Coercive versus Normative Crime Control

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 86, pp. 1838-1869, 2000
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Apr 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 289 (78,107)
Citation 3

Abstract:

crime control, community, justice

43.

A System of Excuses: How Criminal Law’s Excuse Defenses Do, and Don’t, Work Together to Exculpate Blameless (and Only Blameless) Offenders

Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 259, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-31
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2010
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 284 (80,926)

Abstract:

Criminal law excuses, duress, insanity, mental illness, mistake, intoxication, immaturity, impaired consciousness, involuntary act, hypnosis

44.

Natural Law & Lawlessness: Modern Lessons from Pirates, Lepers, Eskimos, and Survivors

University of Illinois Law Review, Vol. 2013, p. 433, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-04
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2013
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 267 (82,189)

Abstract:

Criminal law, absent-law, state of nature, philosophy of law, vigilantism, evolution, Darwinian theory, altruistic punishment, natural experiment, social cooperation, social cohesion, subverting justice, utility of desert, restorative justice, non-incarcerative sanctions, transitional justice

45.

'Life Without Parole' Under Modern Theories of Punishment

Life Without Parole: America's New Death Penalty? (Charles J. Ogletree, Jr. & Austin Sarat eds., New York University Press 2012)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-34
Posted: 23 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 25 Jun 2012
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 262 (76,480)

Abstract:

criminal law, sentencing, life without parole, punishment theory, deterrence, incapacitation, empirical desert, deontological desert, three strikes statutes, coercive and normative crime control

46.

The Bomb Thief and the Theory of Justification Defenses

Criminal Law Forum: An International Journal, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 387-409, 1998, Tel Aviv University Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 1, February 1999
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 23 May 2003 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 262 (85,400)

Abstract:

justification, criminal law

47.

Objective Versus Subjective Justification: A Case Study in Function and Form in Constructing a System of Criminal Law Theory

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, Robinson, Garvey & Ferzan, eds., pp. 343-53, 361-63, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-23
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 07 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 260 (84,096)
Citation 1

Abstract:

justification defenses, objective rule of conduct, ex ante, subjective formulation of justification, subjectivity, objectivity

48.

Hybrid Principles for the Distribution of Criminal Sanctions

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 82, pp. 19-24, 1987
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 257 (86,782)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Distribution, criminal sanctions, punishment

49.

The Role of Moral Philosophers in the Competition between Deontological and Empirical Desert

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 48, Pg. 1631, 2007, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 06-39
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 02 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 08 Sep 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 251 (95,506)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Criminal Law, Jurisprudence, Moral Philosophers, Philosophy, Desert, Distributive Principle, Deontological, Empirical, Intuitions of Justice

50.

Causing the Conditions of One's Own Defense: A Study in the Limits of Theory in Criminal Law Doctrine

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 71, pp. 1-63, February 1985
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 242 (89,153)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Justice, criminal law, criminal liability, defense

51.

Rules of Conduct and Principles of Adjudication

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 57, pp. 729-771, 1990
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 239 (88,815)

Abstract:

Conduct, criminal, adjudication

52.

A Right to Bear Firearms but Not to Use Them? Defensive Force Rules and the Increasing Effectiveness of Non-Lethal Weapons

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 89, pp. 251, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-31
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 06 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 05 May 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 236 (97,082)

Abstract:

self-defense, non-lethal weapons, criminal law

53.

Of Neocolonialism, Common Law and Uncodifiable Shari'a: A Reply to Professor An-Na'Im

Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 2, 2007, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-20
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 30 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2009
Paul H. Robinson and Adnan Zulfiqar
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 234 (94,735)

Abstract:

Islamic Model Penal Code, Shari'a, United Nations Development Program, Republic of the Maldives, codified penal law, sentencing guidelines, international norms, Muslim, drafting, criminal law and procedure

54.

Restorative Processes & Doing Justice

University of St. Thomas Law Journal, Vol. 3, No. 3, p. 421, 2006, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 07-07
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 15 Feb 2007
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 231 (99,485)
Citation 1

Abstract:

shared intuitions of justice, crime control

55.

The Ex Ante Function of the Criminal Law

Law and Society Review, Vol. 35, pp. 165-189, 2001
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 07 Sep 2008
John M. Darley, Kevin M. Carlsmith and Paul H. Robinson
Princeton University, Colgate University - Psychology Department and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 230 (99,485)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Criminal code, ex ante, criminal law

56.

Book Review: G. Fletcher, A Crime of Self-Defense: Bernhard Goetz and the Law on Trial

American Bar Association, Vol. 74, September 1, 1988
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 221 (107,016)

Abstract:

Justification, criminal law, Bernhard Goetz

57.

Should the Victims' Rights Movement Have Influence Over Criminal Law Formulation and Adjudiciation?

McGeorge Law Review, Vol. 33, pp. 749-388, 2003
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 221 (105,609)

Abstract:

criminal law, victims rights movement, punishment

58.

The Structure and Limits of Criminal Law

in The Structure and Limits of Criminal Law (Paul Robinson ed., Ashgate 2014)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-23
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Sep 2013 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2014
Paul H. Robinson and Joshua Samuel Barton
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Sullivan & Cromwell - New York Headquarters
Downloads 217 (82,493)

Abstract:

criminal liability, blameworthiness, culpability, mens rea, regulatory offenses, strict liability, preventive detention, criminal conduct, actus reus, criminalization, overcriminalization, harm principle, morality enforcement, excuse defenses

59.

Sentencing Decisions: Matching the Decisionmaker to the Decision Nature

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 105, pp. 1124-1161, May 2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 217 (102,487)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Sentencing

60.

The Modern Irrationalities of American Criminal Codes: An Empirical Study of Offense Grading

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 100, Pg. 709, 2010, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-04
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 19 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 19 Feb 2011
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
Downloads 215 (108,920)
Citation 1

Abstract:

offense grading, mandatory minimum sentences, moral credibility, criminal code reform, Pennsylvania criminal law, proportional punishment, criminal law politics, legislation, drafting, grading offenses, inconsistent statutory language, limiting judicial discretion

61.

Can a Model Penal Code Second Save the States from Themselves?

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 1, pp. 169-177, 2003
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 17 Dec 2004
Paul H. Robinson and Michael T. Cahill
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 215 (111,278)

Abstract:

crime, Model Penal Code

62.

Community Standards of Criminal Liability and the Insanity Defense

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 19, pp. 425-466, 1995
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2010
Princeton University, Princeton University, University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
Downloads 202 (120,244)

Abstract:

Insanity, community standards

63.

The Effect of Mental Illness Under US Criminal Law

Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, Vol. 65, P. 229, 2014, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-25
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 201 (93,224)

Abstract:

Insanity, mental illness negating offense element, provocation, extreme mental or emotional disturbance, diminished capacity, partial insanity, American criminal law codification, psychology, competence, responsibility, culpability, mitigation

64.

Reforming the Federal Criminal Code and The Model Penal Code: A Top Ten List

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 225-271, 1997
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 200 (118,018)

Abstract:

criminal code, model penal code

65.

Criminal Law Scholarship: Three Illusions

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 2, p. 287
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Jan 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 199 (121,966)

Abstract:

66.

Testing Competing Theories of Justification

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 76, pp. 1095-1143, 1998
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 05 Feb 2003
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University
Downloads 198 (119,130)

Abstract:

justification

67.

Hate Crimes: Crimes of Motive, Character, or Group Terror?

Annual Survey of American Law, pp. 605-616, 1993
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 195 (121,966)

Abstract:

Hate crimes, criminal liability

68.

Report on Offense Grading in Pennsylvania

Paul H. Robinson and the University of Pennsylvania Criminal Law Research Group, REPORT ON OFFENSE GRADING IN PENNSYLVANIA, December 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-01
Number of pages: 178 Posted: 23 Dec 2009 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 193 (112,772)

Abstract:

offense grading, mandatory minimum sentences, moral credibility, criminal code reform, Pennsylvania criminal law, proportional punishment, criminal law politics, legislation, drafting, grading offenses, inconsistent statutory language, limiting judicial discretion

69.

Codifying Criminal Law: Do Modern Codes Have It Right?

Canterbury Law Review, Vol. 5, pp. 312-320, 1993
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 190 (124,808)

Abstract:

criminal, modern code, criminal code, codification, criminal reform

70.

Abnormal Mental State Mitigations of Murder – The U.S. Perspective

LOSS OF CONTROL AND DIMINISHED RESPONSIBILITY: DOMESTIC, COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES, p.. 291, Alan Reed and Michael Bohlander, eds., Ashgate, 2011, University of Pennsylvania Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 10-30
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 14 Sep 2010 Last Revised: 10 Dec 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 187 (121,966)

Abstract:

Murder Mitigations, Extreme Emotional Disturbance, Mental Illness Negating an Element, Provocation, Diminished Capacity, Partial Responsibility, Model Penal Code, Common Law Criminal Law, Desert, Partial Insanity

71.

Empirical Desert, Individual Prevention, and Limiting Retributivism: A Reply

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 17, Pg. 312, Spring 2014., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-19
Number of pages: 65 Posted: 21 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2014
Paul H. Robinson, Joshua Samuel Barton and Matthew J. Lister
University of Pennsylvania Law School, Sullivan & Cromwell - New York Headquarters and University of Pennsylvania - Legal Studies Department
Downloads 182 (107,482)

Abstract:

criminal law, law & society, psychology, views of justice, sentencing and corrections, punishment, blame, lay intuitions of justice, empirical desert, moral credibility, individual prevention, future dangerousness, preventative detention, community involvement in criminal punishment

72.

The A.L.I.'s Proposed Distributive Principle of 'Limiting Retributivism': Does It Mean In Practice Anything Other Than Pure Desert?

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 30 Apr 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 179 (132,843)
Citation 1

Abstract:

criminal law, punishment theory, retribution, retributivism, desert

73.

[A Brief Comparative Summary of the Criminal Law of The] United States

THE HANDBOOK OF COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW, Kevin Jon Heller & Markus D. Dubber, eds., Stanford University Press, 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-02
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 06 Jan 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 177 (128,354)

Abstract:

Criminal Law & Procedure, Structure of American Criminal Law, Criminal Code Reform, Model Penal Code, Central Features of Modern American Criminal Codes, Principle of Legality, American Criminal Justice Process, Criminal Liability Requirements, Offense Requirements, Doctrines Of Imputation, Inchoate

74.

The Accelerating Degradation of American Criminal Codes

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 56, No. 4, pp. 633-655, March 2005
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Aug 2005
Paul H. Robinson and Michael T. Cahill
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 177 (128,354)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Criminal codes

75.

Prohibited Risks and Culpable Disregard or Inattentiveness: Challenge and Confusion in the Formulation of Risk-Creation Offenses

Theoretical Inquiries in Law, Vol. 4, No. 1, January 2003
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Jan 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 173 (137,026)

Abstract:

culpability

76.

Mercy, Crime Control & Moral Credibility

MERCIFUL JUDGMENTS AND CONTEMPORARY SOCIEY: LEGAL PROBLEMS, LEGAL POSSIBILITIES, Austin Sarat, ed., 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-32
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 171 (127,759)

Abstract:

mercy, crime control, moral credibility, criminal law, disparity in sentencing, forgiveness, compassion, intuitions of justice, empirical desert, doing justice

77.

The Role of Harm and Evil in Criminal Law: A Study in Legislative Deception?

Journal of Contemporary Legal Issues, Vol. 5, pp. 299-322, 1994
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 170 (131,548)

Abstract:

Criminal law, liability, punishment, traditionalists, modernists, criminality

78.

Parole Holds: Their Effects on the Rights of the Parolee and the Operation of the Parole System

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 19, pp. 759-803, 1972
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 168 (141,169)

Abstract:

parole, parolee, rights, parole holds

79.

In Defense of the Model Penal Code: A Reply to Professor Fletcher

Buffalo Criminal Law Review, Vol. 2, pp. 25-43, 1998
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 168 (136,330)

Abstract:

model penal code

80.

Moral Credibility and Crime

Atlantic Monthly, pp. 72-78, March 1995; Journal of Criminology, 1998; Journal of Sociology, pp. 52-57, 1996; Criminal Justice, pp. 34-39, 1996; Current 10, p. 373, 1995
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 167 (137,026)

Abstract:

crime rate, moral credibility

81.

Desert, Crime Control, Disparity, and Units of Punishment

PENAL THEORY AND PRACTICE: TRADITION AND INNOVATION IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, A. Duff,, eds, pp. 93-107, Manchester University Press, 1994
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 166 (141,913)

Abstract:

desert, punishment, punishment theory, crime control

82.

Criminalization Tensions: Empirical Desert, Changing Norms & Rape Reform

THE STRUCTURES OF THE CRIMINAL LAW, Duff, Farmer, Marshall, Renzo, & Tadros, eds., 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 10-14
Posted: 06 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 11 Feb 2012
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 165 (136,330)

Abstract:

Criminalization, community views and judgments, law reform, modification of social norms, sexual offenses, intuitions of justice, moral credibility, criminal law, justifying deviations from desert, social reform

83.

Making Criminal Codes Functional: A Code of Conduct and a Code of Adjudication

Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology, Vol. 86, pp. 304-365, 1996
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson, Natasha R. Goldstein and Peter D. Greene
University of Pennsylvania Law School, First Judicial District of Colorado and Pitney Hardin Kipp & Szuch
Downloads 165 (137,683)

Abstract:

criminal code

84.

The American Criminal Code: General Defenses

The Journal of Legal Analysis, Vol. 7, P. 37, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-28
Number of pages: 114 Posted: 13 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 26 Aug 2015
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, White & Case LLP, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and Independent
Downloads 163 (109,823)

Abstract:

justification, excuse, non-exculpatory defense, Model Penal Code, National Commission, majority view, lesser evils, execution of public duty, self-defense, defense of persons, defense of property, defense of habitation, deadly force, law enforcement authority, persons with special responsibility

85.

Final Report of the Illinois Criminal Code Rewrite and Reform Commission

P. H. Robinson, ILLINOIS CRIMINAL CODE REWRITE AND REFORM COMMISSION, 2003 , U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 09-40
Number of pages: 626 Posted: 15 Dec 2009
Paul H. Robinson and Michael T. Cahill
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Rutgers Law School
Downloads 162 (126,615)

Abstract:

criminal law, proposed Illinois Criminal Code, drafting, criminal law codification, recodification, Model Penal Code, defining offenses, codifying defenses, grading offenses, consolidating offenses, modern criminal codes

86.

The Proper Role of Community in Determining Criminal Liability and Punishment

in Popular Punishment: On the Normative Significance of Public Opinion (Jesper Ryberg and Julian A. Roberts eds., Oxford University Press 2014)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-49
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 07 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 21 Dec 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 157 (107,016)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Empirical desert, moral credibility, stigmatize, vigilantism, social norms, utility of desert, disutility of injustice, community views, retributivism, three-strikes, drug penalties, felony-murder rule, insanity defense, strict liability offenses, American and Chinese debates

87.

The Criminal-Civil Distinction and Dangerous Blameless Offenders

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 83, pp. 693-717, 1993
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 27 Oct 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 151 (152,685)

Abstract:

criminal, civil, punishment, distinction

88.

A Sentencing System for the 21st Century?

Texas Law Review, Vol. 66, pp. 1-61, 1987
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 148 (144,884)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Sentencing Reform Act, sentencing, United States Sentencing Commission

89.

Justification Defenses in Situations of Unavoidable Uncertainty: A Reply to Professor Ferzan

Law and Philosophy, Vol. 24, P. 775, 2005, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 07-10
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 142 (162,455)

Abstract:

Criminal Law and Procedure, justification defenses, unavoidable uncertainty, deeds theory, reasons theory, objective theory of justification, subjective theory of justification

90.

Are Criminal Codes Irrelevant?

Southern California Law Review, Vol. 68, pp. 159-202, 1994
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 141 (158,756)
Citation 1

Abstract:

criminal code, Model Penal Code

91.

The Difficulties of Deterrence as a Distributive Principle

CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, Robinson, Garvey & Ferzan, eds., pp. 105-16, 124-27, 2009, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 08-27
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 18 Jun 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 140 (145,661)

Abstract:

behavioral sciences, ex ante, cost-benefit analysis of crime, offender perceptions, lack of deterrent effect, just deserts

92.

One Perspective on Sentencing Reform in the United States

Criminal Law Forum, Vol. 8, pp. 1-41, 1997
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 10 Feb 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 136 (166,211)

Abstract:

sentencing

93.

Legality and Discretion in the Distribution of Criminal Sanctions

Harvard Journal on Legislation, Vol. 25, pp. 393-460, 1988
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 131 (166,211)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Criminal liability, sentencing, sanctions, punishment, criminal code

94.

Structuring Criminal Codes to Perform Their Function

Buffalo Criminal Law Review , Vol. 4, No. pp. 1-11, 2000, Symposium: The Model Penal Code Revisited
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 May 2003
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 130 (174,950)

Abstract:

criminal code

95.

Not Guilty Isn't Always Innocent

Chicago Tribune, Op-Ed, p. 18, February 8, 1994
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 127 (174,950)

Abstract:

criminal, punishment

96.

Dissenting Views of Commissioner Paul H. Robinson to the Promulgation of Sentencing Guidelines by the United States Sentencing Commission

Criminal Law Reporter & Federal Register, Vol. 52, pp. 18121-18132, 1987
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 125 (178,095)
Citation 1

Abstract:

sentencing, guidelines, sentencing commission, sentencing reform act

97.

The Federal Sentencing Guidelines: Ten Years Later, An Introduction and Comments

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 91, pp. 1231-1246, 1997
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 14 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 123 (181,360)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Sentencing guidelines

98.

The Moral Vigilante and Her Cousins in the Shadows

University of Illinois Law Review, 2015, P. 401, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 13-29
Number of pages: 78 Posted: 29 Nov 2013 Last Revised: 11 May 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 122 (149,537)

Abstract:

Criminal law, moral credibility, crime control, justification defenses, failures of justice, unchecked punishment discretion, exclusionary rule, double jeopardy, entrapment, shadow vigilante, neighborhood watch, police perjury, overcharging, disproportionate penalties, mandatory minimum sentencing

99.

Riot Responsibility

New York State Bar Journal, Vol. 66, No. 6, January 1994
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 122 (177,018)

Abstract:

Riot, mob, responsibility, criminal liability

100.

Letter, Symposium on the Report of the Commission of Inquiry into the Methods of Investigation of the General Security Service Regarding Hostile Terrorist Activity

Israel Law Review, Vol. 23, p. 189, 1989
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 120 (188,174)

Abstract:

terrorist, physical force, terrorists, investigation, security, Report of the Landau Inquiry Commission

101.

Final Report of the Kentucky Penal Code Revision Project

Final Report of the Kentucky Penal Code Revision Project, 2003
Number of pages: 611 Posted: 23 Dec 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 114 (163,342)

Abstract:

criminal law, proposed Kentucky Criminal Code, drafting, criminal law codification, recodification, Model Penal Code, defining offenses, codifying defenses, grading offenses, consolidating offenses, modern criminal codes

102.

Four Predictions for the Criminal Law of 2043

Rutgers Law Journal, Vol. 19, pp. 897-911, 1988
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 114 (188,174)

Abstract:

criminal code, model penal code, reform

103.

Testing Lay Intuitions of Justice: How and Why?

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 28, pp. 611-634, 2000
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 23 May 2003 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2008
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 114 (193,000)
Citation 3

Abstract:

justice, punishment, community

104.

The Model Penal Code's Conceptual Error on the Nature of Proximate Cause, and How to Fix it

Criminal Law Bulletin, V. 51, P. 131, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-3
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 02 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 104 (158,756)

Abstract:

Criminal law, Model Penal Code, statute, proximate cause, remoteness of causation, culpability, legal cause, too remote or accidental, factual cause

105.

Four Distinctions that Glanville Williams Did Not Make: The Practical Benefits of Examining the Interrelation Among Criminal Law Doctrines

THE SANCTITY OF LIFE AND THE CRIMINAL LAW: THE LEGACY OF GLANVILLE WILLIAMS, Dennis Baker ed., Cambridge University Press, 2013, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 12-03
Posted: 19 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 25 Mar 2013
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 102 (203,148)

Abstract:

criminal law, defenses, justification, excuse, nonexculpatory, doctrines of imputation, complicity, voluntary intoxication, ex ante articulation of rules of conduct, principles of ex post adjudication, legality

106.

Justice Can Never Come Too Late

Washington Post, Op-Ed, A23, May 3, 2000
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 03 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 102 (210,011)

Abstract:

statute of limitations

107.

Dissent from the United States Sentencing Commission's Proposed Guidelines

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 77, pp. 1112-1125, 1987, Federal Register, Vol. 52, pp. 3986-3988, 1987
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 04 Feb 2005 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 99 (210,011)

Abstract:

sentencing, guidelines, sentencing reform act, Commission's Preliminary Draft

108.

Justice: 1850s San Francisco and the California Gold Rush

Chapter 4, in PIRATES, PRISONERS, AND LEPERS: LESSONS FROM LIFE OUTSIDE THE LAW (Potomac Books 2015)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-14
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 27 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
Downloads 96 (190,558)

Abstract:

Criminal law, sentencing, law enforcement & corrections, just punishment, gold mining camps, bread thieves, Nazi concentration camps, wagon trains, vigilantes, social cooperation, social cohesion, shared understandings of justice, evolutionary benefit, perceptions of unfairness, moral reasoning

109.

A Failure of Moral Conviction

The Public Interest, 1994
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 04 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 96 (212,824)

Abstract:

crime rate, black crime rate, white crime rate, inner city crime, Black Crime Gap

110.

Proposal and Analysis of a Unitary System for Review of Criminal Judgments

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 54, pp. 485-514, 1974
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 30 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 95 (218,724)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Direct attack, collateral attack

111.

Punishment: Drop City and the Utopian Communes

Chapter 3, in PIRATES, PRISONERS, AND LEPERS: LESSONS FROM LIFE OUTSIDE THE LAW (Potomac Books 2015)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-13
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 27 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2015
Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
Downloads 87 (199,254)

Abstract:

Criminal law, punishment, sentencing, law enforcement & corrections, cooperation, social cohesion, anarchy, antipunishment, utopia, Drop City, Black Bear Ranch, Tolstoy Farm, system for punishing violations of core rules, evolutionary benefit

112.

A Proposal for Limiting the Duty of the Trial Judge to Instruct the Jury Sua Sponte

San Diego Law Review, Vol. 11, pp. 325-352, 1974
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 81 (243,051)

Abstract:

Jury instructions

113.

The Rise and Fall and Resurrection of American Criminal Codes

University of Louisville Law Review, Vol. 53, Pg. 173, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-38
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 15 Jul 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 80 (191,777)

Abstract:

Criminal law, criminal code reform, proportional punishment, criminal law politics, legislation, limiting judicial discretion, penal law, punishment, sanctions, Model Penal Code, Kentucky criminal law, crime du jour, criminal code degradation, offense grading irrationalities

114.

Report on Offense Grading in New Jersey

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-03
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 11 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2011
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct
Downloads 80 (226,379)

Abstract:

offense grading, mandatory minimum sentences, moral credibility, criminal code reform, Pennsylvania criminal law, proportional punishment, criminal law politics, legislation, drafting, grading offenses, inconsistent statutory language, limiting judicial discretion

115.

Some Doubts about Argument by Hypothetical

California Law Review, Vol. 88, pp. 813-825, 2000
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 07 Feb 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 76 (250,345)

Abstract:

Moral desert, desert, punishment

116.

Murder Mitigation in the Fifty-Two American Jurisdictions: A Case Study in Doctrinal Interrelation Analysis

Texas Tech Law Review, Vol. 47, P. 19, 2014, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 14-16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 74 (214,280)

Abstract:

criminal law, mitigations, defenses, homicide, common law provocation, extreme mental or emotional disturbance, EMED, diminished capacity, mental illness negating an offense element, MINOE, insanity, cognitive and control prongs, Model Penal Code, reforms

117.

The Severity of Intermediate Penal Sanctions: A Psychophysical Scaling Approach for Obtaining Community Perceptions

Journal of Quantitative Criminology, Vol. 11, pp. 71-95, 1995
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 10 Nov 2009
Robert E. Harlow, John M. Darley and Paul H. Robinson
Princeton University - Department of Psychology, Princeton University and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 63 (268,231)

Abstract:

Punishment

118.

Comments on [Israeli] Proposal for Structuring Judicial Discretion in Sentencing

Hukim: Israeli Journal on Legislation, Vol. 3, p. 5, March 2011, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 11-19
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 21 May 2011
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 62 (274,629)

Abstract:

Penal law, Israel, punishment, sanctions, sentencing, criminal code, desert, judges, judicial discretion, mitigation, aggravation, sentencing guidelines, criminal justice

119.

Brotherly Intervention

The New York Times, Op-Ed, A25, November 29, 1997
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 03 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 57 (295,339)

Abstract:

punishment

120.

State's Weird Law Skewed Au Pair Case

Newsday, Guest Columnist, November 17, 1997
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 03 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 53 (300,252)

Abstract:

criminal code

121.

Shoot to Stun

New York Times Op Ed, July 2, 2008
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 28 Jul 2008
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 51 (302,802)

Abstract:

self-defense, non-lethal weapons, criminal law

122.

The Danger of Defending the Denny Acquittals

The Wall Street Journal, Op-Ed, p. A23, October 27, 1993
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 03 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 44 (336,626)

Abstract:

criminal, riot, riot defense, culpability, punishment

123.

Lost in a Legal Thicket

Los Angeles Times Op-Ed, Friday, July 3, 2015, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-21
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 11 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 23 (384,930)

Abstract:

Criminal codes, recodification, layering of crimes, duplicate punishments, exaggerated offense grades, injustice, prosecutors

124.

Obama's Get-Out-Of-Jail-Free Decree

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed, Wednesday, July 15, 2015 , U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-22
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Jul 2015
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 14 (420,755)

Abstract:

Executive clemency, clemency criteria, nonviolent offenses, lengthy sentences, commutation, commutations, separation of powers, sentencing legislation, sentencing policy

125.

Report of the Delaware Criminal Law Recodification Project

Report of the Delaware Criminal Law Recodification Project to the Delaware General Assembly’s Criminal Justice Improvement Committee (2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-19,
Number of pages: 555 Posted: 10 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct, University of Pennsylvania Law School - Student/Alumni/Adjunct and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 0 (346,080)

Abstract:

Criminal law recodification, offense grading, mandatory minimum sentences, criminal code reform, proposed Delaware criminal code, proportional punishment, criminal law politics, legislation, drafting, grading and consolidating offenses, inconsistent statutory language, limiting judicial discretion

126.

Draft Report of the Somali Criminal Law Recodification Initiative

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-13
Number of pages: 390 Posted: 15 Mar 2017
Paul H. Robinson and Criminal Law Research Group
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 0 (366,275)

Abstract:

Federal Republic of Somalia, Shari'a, Islamic Criminal Law, Muslim, International Development Law Organization, Sentencing Guidelines, Criminal Law and Procedure, Grading Offenses

127.

Trigger Crimes & Social Progress: The Tragedy-Outrage-Reform Dynamic in America

In Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson, TRAGEDY, OUTRAGE, & REFORM: CRIMES THAT CHANGED OUR WORLD (Forthcoming), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-12
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 06 May 2017
Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
Downloads 0 (300,252)

Abstract:

Social Problems, Public Opinion, Legislation, Changing Social Norms, Legal Reform, Workplace Safety, Criminal Law, Environmental Regulation, Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, Kitty Genovese Murder, Santa Barbara Oil Spill, Cuyahoga River Fire, Drunk Driving

128.

Mapping American Criminal Law: Variations Across the Fifty States - Ch. 5 Felony-Murder Rule

In Paul H. Robinson & Tyler Scot Williams, Mapping American Criminal Law: Variations Across the 50 States, Chapter 5 (Praeger 2018 Forthcoming)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-3
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 18 May 2017
Paul H. Robinson and Tyler Scot Williams
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania, Students
Downloads 0 (264,106)

Abstract:

Criminal Law, Criminal Statutes & Case Law, Penal Codes, Legislation, American Rule, 50-State or 52-Jurisdiction Survey, Mapping of Diversity & Disagreement, Regional Differences, Felony-Murder Rule, Malice, Intent, Recklessness, Negligence, Culpability, Extreme Indifference to Value of Human Life

129.

MAPPING AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW Variations Across the Fifty States: Ch. 14 Insanity Defense

In Paul H. Robinson and Tyler Scot Williams, Mapping American Criminal Law: Variations Across the 50 States, Chapter 14, Praeger, 2018, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-4
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 09 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 May 2017
Paul H. Robinson and Tyler Scot Williams
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania, Students
Downloads 0 (259,941)

Abstract:

Criminal Statutes & Case Law, Penal Codes, Legislation, American Rule, 50-State Survey, 52-Jurisdiction Survey, Mapping of Diversity & Disagreement, Regional Differences, Insanity Defense, Cognitive or Mental Dysfunction, Disease, Defect, M'Naghten Test, Loss of Understanding, Substantial Impairment

130.

Strict Liability's Criminogenic Effect

Criminal Law and Philosophy, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-5
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Jan 2017
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Criminal Law and Procedure, Law Enforcement, Public Policy, Punishment, Deterrence, Public Opinion, Blameworthiness, Politics, Legitimacy, Empirical Research, Moral Credibility, Absolute Liability, Moral Credibility, Empirical Desert, Regulatory Violations, Overcriminalization

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MAPPING AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW Variations Across the Fifty States: Ch. 20 Statutory Rape

Paul H. Robinson and Tyler Scot Williams, Mapping American Criminal Law: Variations Across the 50 States (Forthcoming, Praeger 2018)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-2
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 07 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 11 May 2017
Paul H. Robinson and Tyler Scot Williams
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Pennsylvania, Students
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Criminal law, criminal statutes & case law, penal codes, legislation, American rule, 50-state survey, 52-jurisdiction survey, mapping of diversity & disagreement, regional differences, statutory rape, age of consent

132.

TRAGEDY, OUTRAGE & REFORM Crimes That Changed Our World: 1911 – Triangle Factory Fire – Building Safety Codes

Forthcoming, Chapter 1 in, TRAGEDY, OUTRAGE & REFORM: Crimes that Changed Our World (Rowman & Littlefield, 2018)., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-50
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Dec 2016
Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
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criminal law, law & society, public law & legal theory, trigger crimes, social outrage, politics, legislation, Triangle Shirtwaist, garment workers, immigrant women, fire safety, labor law, workplace safety

133.

Democratizing Criminal Law: Feasibility, Utility, and the Challenge of Social Change

U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-41
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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criminal law, democracy, community views of justice, empirical desert, crime politics, social reform, effective crime-control, core of wrongdoing, relative blameworthiness, intuitions of justice, criminal code-community conflict, distributive principles, deviations from desert, shaping norms

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The Vigilante Echo: How Failures of Justice Inspire Lawlessness: Ch. 7 Shadow Vigilante Officials Manipulate and Distort to Force Justice from an Apparently Reluctant System

In The Vigilante Echo: How Failures of Justice Inspire Lawlessness, 2018, Forthcoming, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-29
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
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Criminal law, law & society, self help, moral vigilantes, crime control, failures of justice, police testilying to subvert exclusionary rule, prosecutor reluctance to try some vigilantes, prosecutorial overcharging, shadow vigilantism more dangerous and destructive than classic vigilantism

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The Vigilante Echo: How Failures of Justice Inspire Lawlessness: Ch. 10 How Being Right Can Risk Wrongs

In The Vigilante Echo: How Failures of Justice Inspire Lawlessness (2018 Forthcoming), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-28
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 18 Mar 2017
Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Independent
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Criminal law, law & society, self help, vigilantism, moral vigilantes, crime control, failures of justice, training, professional neutrality, displacement, condemnability, minority views, extremists

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Justice, Liability, and Blame: Community Views and the Criminal Law

Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1995, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-11
Number of pages: 313 Posted: 03 Mar 2016
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University
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Criminal law, codes, psychology, lay intuitions, community values, empirical legal studies, justification, excuse, culpability, criminalization, complicity, causation, attempt

137.

The Legal Limits of 'Yes Means Yes'

Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan. 15, 2016, p. A21., U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-5
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 20 Feb 2016
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Criminal procedure, higher education, rape, assault, affirmative consent, student discipline, punishment, blame, burden of proof, yes means yes, changing norms

138.

Tasers Help Police Avoid Fatal Mistakes

Baltimore Sun, Jan. 21, 2016, P.17, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 16-4
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 18 Feb 2016
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Law enforcement, crime, public safety, defensive force, nonlethal weapons, community-police relations, Taser technology, deadly force

139.

Black Lives Movement Can Improve Justice System

Philadelphia Inquirer, December 15, 2015, p. A14, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 15-40
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 Dec 2015 Last Revised: 21 Jan 2016
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Black Lives Matter, police misconduct, violent crime, murder, homicide, criminal justice reform, African-Americans

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Does Criminal Law Deter? A Behavioural Science Investigation

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 24, pp. 173-205, 2004
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Paul H. Robinson and John M. Darley
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Princeton University

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141.

Law Without Justice: Why Criminal Law Doesn't Give People What They Deserve

Paul H. Robinson and Michael T. Cahill, LAW WITHOUT JUSTICE: WHY CRIMINAL LAW DOESN'T GIVE PEOPLE WHAT THEY DESERVE, Oxford University Press, 2005
Posted: 20 Apr 2005
Paul H. Robinson and Michael T. Cahill
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Rutgers Law School

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Criminal law, justice

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1.

Israel and the Trouble with International Law

Wall Street Journal, p. A25, Sept. 22, 2009
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 24 Sep 2009
Paul H. Robinson
University of Pennsylvania Law School
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Israel, International Law, use-of-force rules, unlawful aggression, justice, deterrence, security