Adam M. Gershowitz

William & Mary Law School

Professor of Law

South Henry Street

P.O. Box 8795

Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

The iPhone Meets the Fourth Amendment

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 17 Jan 2008
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 3,028 (4,167)
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iPhone, search incident to arrest, Fourth Amendment, cell phone, warrantless searches

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Password Protected? Can a Password Save Your Cell Phone from the Search Incident to Arrest Doctrine?

Iowa Law Review, Forthcoming, University of Houston Law Center No. 2010-A-29
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 31 Aug 2010
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 745 (37,238)

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Search Incident to Arrest, Search, Warrantless, Cell Phone, iPhone, Password, Self Incrimination, Compulsion, Testimonial

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The State (Never) Rests: How Excessive Prosecutor Caseloads Harm Criminal Defendants

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 105, 2011, U of Houston Law Center No. 2010-A-11
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Adam M. Gershowitz and Laura Killinger
William & Mary Law School and William & Mary Law School
Downloads 580 (51,973)
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prosecutors, caseloads, inadvertent misconduct, overburdened, wrongful convictions, public defenders

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Seizing a Cell Phone Incident to Arrest: Data Extraction Devices, Faraday Bags, or Aluminum Foil as a Solution to the Warrantless Cell Phone Search Problem

William & Mary Bill of Rights, Vol. 22, 2014, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-252
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 Aug 2013
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 555 (54,867)

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search incident to arrest, exigency, cell phone, remote wiping, Faraday, privacy, remote destruction

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The Post-Riley Search Warrant: Search Protocols and Particularity in Cell Phone Searches

Vanderbilt Law Review, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-313
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 23 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 414 (78,786)
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search warrant, Riley, protocols, cell phone, ex ante restrictions, good faith exception, Criminal Law, Criminal Law: Criminal Procedure, Law & Courts

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Texting While Driving Meets the Fourth Amendment: Deterring Both Texting and Warrantless Cell Phone Searches

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2012, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-237
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 01 Feb 2013
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 307 (110,544)

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texting, warrantless, search incident to arrest, distracted driving, pretextual

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Google Glass While Driving

William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-280
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 263 (130,177)
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Google Glass, Glass, texting, texting while driving, distracted driving, cognitive tunnel vision, inattention blindness

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The Wire as a Gap-Filling Class on Criminal Law and Procedure

Journal of Legal Education, 2014, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-268
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Feb 2020
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 257 (133,369)
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The Wire, criminal procedure, crime statistics, informants, drug possession, wiretapping, informants, media

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Statewide Capital Punishment: The Case for Eliminating Counties' Role in the Death Penalty

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 62, 2010, U of Houston Law Center No. 2009-A-19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 20 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 234 (146,237)

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death penalty, capital punishment, arbitrariness, geography, county, counties

10.

Punishing Pill Mill Doctors: Sentencing Disparities in the Opioid Epidemic

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 175 (191,228)

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Corrections & Sentencing Law & Policy, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, White Collar Crime, Health Care Law & Policy

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Justice on the Line: Prosecutorial Screening Before Arrest

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-362
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 12 Apr 2018
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 168 (198,137)

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prosecutors, screening, warrantless arrest, dismissals, dismiss, overcrowding, excessive caseloads, overcharging, wrongful arrests

12.

Prosecutorial Shaming

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 11 Sep 2008
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 162 (204,274)
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prosecutorial misconduct, prosecutor, shaming, exculpatory evidence, peremptory challenges, death penalty

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Imposing a Cap on Capital Punishment: A Proposal for Minimizing the Arbitrariness of the Death Penalty

Number of pages: 69 Posted: 01 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2016
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 159 (207,557)

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Capital punishment, death penalty, arbitrariness, prophylactic, cap

14.

The Invisible Pillar of Gideon

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 80, p. 571, 2005
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jun 2006 Last Revised: 29 May 2014
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 157 (209,825)

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indigence, indigent, appointed counsel, Gideon, constitutional floor

15.

Is Texas Tough on Crime but Soft on Criminal Procedure?

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 49, 2012, U of Houston Law Center No. 2011-A-3
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 10 Apr 2011
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 148 (220,251)

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Texas, Punitive, Countermajoritarian, Confessions, Inevitable Discovery, Bail, Discovery, Jury Trial, Jury Senctencing, Sobriety Checkpoint

16.

An Informational Approach to the Mass Imprisonment Problem

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 04 Aug 2007
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 144 (225,233)
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imprisonment, mass imprisonment, plea bargaining, social psychology, prosecutorial discretion

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Twelve Unnecessary Men: The Case for Eliminating Jury Trials in Drunk Driving Cases

U of Houston Law Center No. 2010-A-5
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 11 Feb 2010
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 134 (238,557)

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drunk driving, DWI, petty offense, certainty, severity, deterrence, bench trial, jury trial, efficiency

18.

Imputed Liability for Supervising Prosecutors: Applying the Military Doctrine of Command Responsibility to Reduce Prosecutorial Misconduct

Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 21 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2012
Adam M. Gershowitz and Geoffrey S. Corn
William & Mary Law School and South Texas College of Law
Downloads 130 (244,188)

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prosecutor, criminal law, criminal ethics, prosecutorial ethics, legal ethics, command responsiblity, law of war, ABA model rules, professional responsibility

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The Challenge of Convincing Ethical Prosecutors That Their Profession Has a Brady Problem

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 15, 2018
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 23 Aug 2018
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 118 (262,694)

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Prosecutors, Brady, Misconduct, Ingroup Bias, Social Identity Theory, Accidental Error, Cognitive Bias, Discovery Violation

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Raising the Burden of Proof: A Default Rule for Remedying the Under-Funding of Indigent Defense

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 18 Sep 2006
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 114 (269,170)

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indigent, indigence, appointed counsel, default rule, Gideon

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Pay Now, Execute Later: Why Counties Should Be Required to Post a Bond to Seek the Death Penalty

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 13 Jan 2007
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 112 (272,623)
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death penalty, capital punishment, bond, arbitrariness, overproduction, ex ante

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An NTSB for Capital Punishment

47 Texas Tech Law Review, No. 1, 2014 , William & Mary Law School Research Paper 09-278
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 21 May 2015
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 101 (292,807)

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capital punishment, death penalty, arbitrariness, geography, discrimination, charging, ineffective assistance, prosecutorial misconduct, nationwide

23.

Criminal-Justice Apps

105 Virginia Law Review Online (2019), William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-387
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 24 Feb 2019
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 97 (300,525)

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Apps, Application, DWI, Bail Reform, Policing, Democratizing, Criminal Justice Apps, Transparency, Criminal Justice Reform, Corrections & Sentencing Law & Policy, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Law & Courts, Law & Society

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The Diffusion of Responsibility in Capital Clemency

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 17, No. 669, 2001
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 96 (302,594)
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clemecy, pardon, pardon board, diffusion of responsibility, execution, death penalty, capital punishment

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Consolidating Local Criminal Justice: Should Prosecutors Control the Jails?

Wake Forest Law Review, Vol. 51, 2016, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-348
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 25 Oct 2016
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 94 (306,731)
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Mass Imprisonment, Jails, Prisons, Prosecutors, Plea Bargaining, Correctional Free Lunch

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The Supreme Court's Backwards Proportionality Jurisprudence: Comparing Judicial Review of Excessive Criminal Punishments and Excessive Punitive Damages Awards

Virginia Law Review, Vol. 86, No. 6, 2000
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Nov 2007
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 87 (322,032)

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proportionality, punitive damages, excessive punishment, countermajoritarian, political process theory

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Why Arizona v. Gant Is the Wrong Solution to the Warrantless Cell Phone Search Problem

Boston University Law Review Annex, 2014, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-262
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 04 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2013
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 79 (341,321)

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search incident to arrest, cell phone, warrantless, Gant, Fourth Amendment

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Rethinking the Timing of Capital Clemency

113 Michigan Law Review, 2014, Forthcoming , William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-258
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Sep 2013
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 77 (346,434)

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capital punishment, death penalty, commute, commutation, clemency, habeas, habeas corpus, information cascade, closure, finality

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Prosecutorial Dismissals As Teachable Moments (and Databases) for the Police

George Washington Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Oct 2017
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 76 (349,051)

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dismissal, dismissal notification, warrantless arrest, erroneous arrest, unnecessary arrest charging, moral hazard, Brady, police error, database

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The Opioid Doctors: Is Losing your License a Sufficient Penalty for Dealing Drugs?

Hastings Law Journal, Forthcoming, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-412
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 14 Apr 2020
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 52 (422,969)

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Opioids, Drug Dealing, Medical License, Revocation, Legitimate Medical Purpose, Underfunding, Prosecutors, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, White Collar Crime, Health Care Law, Policy Law & Courts

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Post-Trial Plea Bargaining in Capital Cases: Using Conditional Clemency to Remove Weak Cases from Death Row

Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 73, 2016, William & Mary Law School Research Paper No. 09-349
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Nov 2016
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
Downloads 35 (492,889)

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Clemency, Commutation, Conditional Clemency, Death Penalty, Capital Clemency, Capital Punishment, Plea Bargaining, Post-Trial Bargaining, Habeas, Efficiency

32.

The Race to the Top to Reduce Prosecutorial Misconduct

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 Sep 2020
Adam M. Gershowitz
William & Mary Law School
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Prosecutorial Misconduct, Brady, Training, Race to the Top, Inherent Authority