Michael Tonry

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law

Professor of Law and Public Policy

229-19th Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55455

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (19)

1.

Why Crime Rates Are Falling Throughout the Western World

43 Crime & Justice, 2014, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-41
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 09 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2015
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 339 (35,089)

Abstract:

cross-national crime trends, declining crime rates, crime rates, comparative criminal justice

2.

Sentencing in America, 1975-2025

'Crime and Justice in America, 1975-2025', Michael Tonry (ed.), University of Chicago Press, 2013, Forthcoming , Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-44
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 05 Sep 2013
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 263 (57,537)

Abstract:

sentencing

3.

Remodeling American Sentencing: A Blueprint for Moving Past Mass Incarceration

Criminology & Public Policy (Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-26
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 May 2014
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 229 (77,137)

Abstract:

mass incarceration, decarceration, sentencing reform, proportionality, parsimony

4.

Evidence, Ideology, and Politics in the Making of American Criminal Justice Policy

42 Crime & Justice, Forthcoming , Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-52
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Oct 2013
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 212 (92,150)

Abstract:

evidence-based policy, research utilization, policing, sentencing, drug policy, guns and violence, rehabilitation

5.

Legal and Ethical Issues in the Prediction of Recidivism

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-51
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 171 (89,922)

Abstract:

prediction of recidivism, false positives, indirect discrimination

6.

Can Deserts Be Just in an Unjust World?

Liberal Criminal Theory: Essays for Andreas von Hirsch, edited by Andrew P. Simester, Ulfrid Neumann, and Antje du Bois-Pedain (Hart 2014, Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-10
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 07 Feb 2014
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 124 (133,086)

Abstract:

rotten social background, social adversity defence, David Bazelon, limiting retributivism, mitigated sentences, Andrew von Hirsch

7.

Federal Sentencing 'Reform' Since 1984: The Awful as Enemy of the Good

44 Crime & Justice, 2015, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-09
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Mar 2015
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 113 (155,411)

Abstract:

sentencing reform, US Sentencing Commission, federal sentencing guidelines, sentencing commission, sentencing guidelines

8.

Race, Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration

Sandra M. Bucerius & Michael Tonry (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Ethnicity, Crime, and Immigration, Oxford University Press, 2014, Forthcoming, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-53
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Oct 2013
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 96 (90,680)
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Abstract:

race and crime, ethnicity and crime, immigration and crime, inter-generational model, racial disparities, anti-immigrant xenophobia

9.

Anormative Conceptions of Punishment and Humanitarian Ideals

Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 13-50
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
Downloads 82 (219,774)

Abstract:

anormative theories, punishment theory, retributivism, consequentialism, imprisonment rates

10.

An Honest Politician's Guide to Deterrence: Certainty, Severity, Celerity, and Parsimony

Deterrence, Choice, and Crime: Contemporary Perspectives (Daniel S. Nagin, Francis Cullen & Cheryl Lero Jonson, eds., New York: Routledge, 2018 Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Jun 2017
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

deterrence, marginal deterrence, individual deterrence, Bentham, Beccaria, Durkheim

11.

Community Punishments in a Rational Society

Scholarship and Criminal Justice Reform (Erik Luna, ed., 2017), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-05
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 21 Feb 2017
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

Community punishments, alternatives to incarceration, intermediate punishments, mass incarceration, probation

12.

Fairness, Equality, Proportionality, and Parsimony: Towards a Comprehensive Jurisprudence of Just Punishment

Penal Censure (Anthony E. Bottoms & Antje Bois-Pedain, eds., Oxford: Hart, Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 17-04
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 07 Feb 2017
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

Censure, Retributivism, Monist Theories, Multiple Offense Paradox

13.

From Policing to Parole: Reconfiguring American Criminal Justice

Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Volume 46 (2017 Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-37
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 02 Nov 2016
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

police legitimacy, prosecutorial abuses, parole release, community corrections, sentencing reform, drug control, mental health treatment

14.

Solving the Multiple Offense Paradox

More than One Crime: Sentencing the Multiple Offender (Jesper Ryberg, Julian V. Roberts & Jan de Keijser eds., Oxford University Press, 2017 Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-34
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 18 Oct 2016
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

retributivism, mixed theories of punishment, sentencing multiple offenses, bulk discount, recidivist premium

15.

Differences in National Sentencing Systems and the Differences They Make

Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Vol. 45, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-33
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 18 Oct 2016
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

comparative law, comparative criminal justice, sentencing, prosecutors, plea negotiation

16.

Making American Sentencing Just, Humane, and Effective

Crime and Justice: A Review of Research, Vol. 45 , Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper 16-32
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 18 Oct 2016
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

mass incarceration, sentencing reform, sentencing guidelines, sentencing guidelines, emergency release

17.

What Should We Expect from Police Data: Can They Tell Us Whether Crime Rates Rise or Fall?

Cahiers—Police Studies (Forthcoming), Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-36,
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 18 Oct 2016
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

police data, crime trends, changing thresholds of tolerance

18.

The Absence of Equality and Human Dignity Values Makes American Sentencing Systems Fundamentally Different from Those in Other Western Countries

45 Crime & Justice, 2016, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 16-08
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Feb 2016
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

American sentencing, comparative criminal procedure, human dignity, Rechtsstaat, treatment as an equal, equal respect and concern

19.

The Fog Around Cost-Benefit Studies of Crime and Punishment May Finally Be Clearing: Prisoners and Their Kids Suffer Too

Criminology & Public Policy (Forthcoming) , Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 15-38
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Dec 2015
Michael Tonry
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
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Abstract:

cost-of-crime studies, intangible victim costs, costs of victimization, Mark Cohen