W. David Ball

Santa Clara School of Law

Assistant Professor

500 El Camino Real

Santa Clara, CA 95053

United States

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Scholarly Papers (14)

1.

Tough on Crime (on the State's Dime): How Violent Crime Does Not Drive California Counties' Incarceration Rates - And Why it Should

28 Ga. St. L. Rev. 987 (2012)
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 28 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2012
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
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Mentally Ill Prisoners in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: Strategies for Improving Treatment and Reducing Recidivism

Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, Vol. 24, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 03 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2009
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
Downloads 469 (58,213)

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mental health, mental illness, prison, parole, recidivism

3.

Heinous, Atrocious, and Cruel: Apprendi, Indeterminate Sentencing, and the Meaning of Punishment

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 109, p. 893, 2009
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 07 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2009
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
Downloads 380 (74,978)

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Apprendi, parole, sentencing, Blakely, Booker, retribution, rehabilitation, corrections, jury right, 6th Amendment, due process

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The Civil Case at the Heart of Criminal Procedure: In re Winship, Stigma, and the Civil-Criminal Distinction

American Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 38, No. 2, p. 117, 2011
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 28 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2011
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
Downloads 238 (124,729)

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sex offenders, SVP, SVP laws, civil, criminal, Winship, Apprendi, due process

5.

Defunding State Prisons

50 Crim. L. Bull. 1060 (2014)
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2014
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
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prison, sentencing, corrections, federalism, local government, crime, criminal law, jails

6.

Normative Elements of Parole Risk

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, p. 395, 2011
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 16 Aug 2011
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
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parole, risk-needs analysis, jury, evidence-based corrections, cost-benefit analysis, California, RNA

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Why State Prisons?

33 Yale Law & Policy Review 75 (2014)
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 27 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2015
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
Downloads 144 (196,487)

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prison, sentencing, corrections, federalism, local government, crime, criminal law

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Pay-for-Performance in Prison: Using Healthcare Economics to Improve Criminal Justice

Denver University Law Review, Vol. 94, No. 3, 2017
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 17 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
Downloads 133 (209,413)

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prisons, jails, economics, correctional free lunch, health care, health care economics, law and economics

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The New Normal? Prosecutorial Charging in California after Public Safety Realignment

Number of pages: 187 Posted: 06 Mar 2014
W. David Ball and Robert Weisberg
Santa Clara School of Law and Stanford Law School
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realignment, prosecutorial discretion, charging, sentencing, California

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E Pluribus Unum: Data and Operations Integration in the California Criminal Justice System

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Vol. 21, p. 277, 2010, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 1474105
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 18 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 24 Sep 2010
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
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criminal justice, data, integrated criminal justice, information technology, IT, evidence-based sentencing, sentencing, parole, probation, alternative sentencing, California

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Justice Information Sharing: A Legal Primer for Criminal Justice Practitioners in California

Stanford Public Law Working Paper No. 2141523
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 05 Sep 2012
W. David Ball and Robert Weisberg
Santa Clara School of Law and Stanford Law School
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integrated criminal justice, data sharing, California, realignment, liability, information exchange, criminal justice

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'There it Is: Take it' Endangered Species and Water Management in the San Francisco Bay Delta

Stanford Environmental Law Journal, Vol. 26
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 May 2007
Michael W. Wara and W. David Ball
Stanford Law School and Santa Clara School of Law
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Endangered Species Act, federalism, water rights, environment

13.

'A False Idea of Economy': Costs, Counties, and the Origins of the California Correctional System

The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science Vol 664, Issue 1, pp. 26 - 42 (This link is to the draft version) First published date: February-18-2016
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2017
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
Downloads 63 (338,583)

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prisons, California, correctional free lunch, realignment, history, economics, counties, criminal justice

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The Plausible and the Possible: A Bayesian Approach to the Analysis of Reasonable Suspicion

American Criminal Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Oct 2017
W. David Ball
Santa Clara School of Law
Downloads 57 (355,659)

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reasonable suspicion, Bayes, Bayesian analysis, Fourth Amendment, Terry, stop and frisk, broken windows, zero tolerance, racial profiling