Linda Ross Meyer

Quinnipiac University School of Law

275 Mt. Carmel Ave.

Hamden, CT 06518

United States

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1.

Rituals of Death: The Meaning of Last Words and Last Meals

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 01 Oct 2009
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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death penalty, last words, last meals, capital punishment, retribution

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Unreasonable Revelations: God Told Me to Kill

Pace Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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deific decree, insanity, M'Naghten, revelation, prophecy, murder

3.

Jane Austen on Persuasion and Authority

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 21 Jan 2007
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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Jane Austen, Joseph Raz, authority, persuasion, positivism, emotion, exclusionary reason, moral judgment, moral education

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Forgiveness and Public Trust

Fordham Urban Law Journal
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 15 Oct 2000
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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Military Mercy

Number of pages: 86 Posted: 20 Jan 2007
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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clemency, mercy, forgiveness, military, courts martial, mitigation, leniency, sentencing, retribution, crime, war crime, soldier

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Eternal Remorse

STUDIES IN LAW, POLITICS, AND SOCIETY, SPECIAL VOLUME - TOWARD A CRITIQUE OF GUILT: PERSPECTIVES FROM LAW AND THE HUMANITIES, Vol. 36, Matthew Anderson, special volume ed., Austin Sarat, ed., Elsevier, 2005
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 05 Feb 2007
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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criminal sentencing, remorse, guilt, mitigation, grace, clemency, pardon, sanction, atonement, reunification, punishment, retribution, deterrence, rehabilitation

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Suffering and Judging in The Princess and the Pea

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 30, p. 489, 2012
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 19 Oct 2012
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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children's literature and law, compassion, suffering, victims, punishment, political leadership, mercy

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Catastrophe: Plowing Up the Ground of Reason

CATASTROPHE: PLOWING UP THE GROUND OF REASON IN LAW AND CATASTROPHE, Austin Sarat, Lawrence Douglas, Martha Umphrey, eds., Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2007
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 19 Jan 2007
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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catastrophe, injustice, Shklar, Job, grace, 9-11, disaster, nihilism

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Sisyphus and the Clockmaker: Two Views of the Rule of Law in Keally McBride's 'Mr. Mothercountry: The Man Who Made the Rule of Law'

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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rule of law, Nietzsche, humility, colonialism

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Book Review: Apology and Sympathy: On the Importance of ‘Training in Moral Discomfort’

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 13 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2012
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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Mercy, Apology, Sympathy, Transitional Justice, War, Human Rights, Reconciliation, International Conflict

11.

Charitable Interpretation

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 19 Apr 2019
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law
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Constitutional Interpretation, Statutory Interpretation, the Legal Imagination, James Boyd White

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Agape, Humility, and Chaotic Good: the Challenge and Risk of Allowing Agape a Role in the Law, in Cochran & Calo, Agape, Justice and Law: How Might Christian Love Shape Law?

Agape, Humility, and Chaotic Good: the Challenge and Risk of Allowing Agape a Role in the Law, in Cochran & Calo, Agape, Justice and Law: How Might Christian Love Shape Law? (Cambridge University Press, 2017)
Posted: 17 Apr 2018
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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Agape, Christian love, mercy, sentencing, C.S. Lewis

13.

Sentencing in Time

Sentencing in Time (Amherst College Press 2017)
Posted: 02 Apr 2018
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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sentencing, time, criminal law, philosophy of law, restorative justice

14.

Law's Suffering

Posted: 06 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2013
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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suffering, torts, sentencing, hedonic adaptation, pain

15.

I Would Kill for You: Love, Law and Sacrifice in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Posted: 27 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2013
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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Kierkegaard, Abraham, knight of the infinite, knight of faith, Atticus, loyalty, sacrifice

16.

The Justice of Mercy

THE JUSTICE OF MERCY, Michigan University Press, 2010
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2014
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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The Merciful State

FORGIVENESS, MERCY AND CLEMENCY, Austin Sarat & Nasser Hussain, eds., Stanford University Press, 2007
Posted: 22 Jan 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2012
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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mercy, grace, pardon, capital punishment, forgiveness, apology, clemency, mitigation, sympathy, compassion, retribution, punishment, Heidegger, Kant, allegiance, grace, equity

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The New Revenge and the Old Retribution: Insights from Monte Cristo

Studies in Law, Politics, and Society, Vol. 31, pp. 119-142, 2004
Posted: 04 May 2005 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2012
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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retribution, revenge, mercy, punishment

19.

Between Reason and Power

University of Cincinnati Law Review, Spring 1999
Posted: 13 Sep 1999
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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When Reasonable Minds Differ

New York University Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 6, 1996
Posted: 20 Jun 1997
Linda Ross Meyer
Quinnipiac University School of Law

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