Mark W. Bennett

U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)

Judge

320 6th St.

Sioux City, IA 51101

United States

Independent

No Address Available

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (17)

1.

Implicit Bias in the Courtroom

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 59, No. 5, 2012, UCLA School of Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 21 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2012
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa), University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, National Center for State Courts, University of Massachusetts at Amherst - Psychology, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Rutgers Law School, University of Washington, University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,522 (4,608)

Abstract:

implicit bias, IAT, implicit association test, behavioral realism, jury bias, judicial bias, debiasing, police, Iqbal, merit, discrimination

2.

Last Words: A Survey and Analysis of Federal Judges' Views on Allocution in Sentencing

Alabama Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 3, 2014, American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2014-9
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 13 Mar 2014
Mark W. Bennett and Ira P. Robbins
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa) and American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 962 (12,027)

Abstract:

allocution, sentencing, federal courts, criminal procedure, crime, remorse, litigation, empirical study, defendants, Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, attorney preparation, sentencing guidelines, white collar crime, child pornography, drug trafficking, immigration

3.

Eight Traits of Great Trial Lawyers: A Federal Judge’s View on How to Shed the Moniker 'I Am a Litigator'

Review of Litigation, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2014
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 533 (16,955)

Abstract:

trial lawyers, traits, grit

4.

A 'Holocaust in Slow Motion?' America's Mass Incarceration and the Role of Discretion

7 DePaul Journal for Social Justice 117 (2014), U of St. Thomas (Minnesota) Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-30
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Sep 2014
Mark William Osler and Mark W. Bennett
University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota) and U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 439 (41,502)

Abstract:

mass incarceration, sentencing, prosecutorial discretion, Eric Holder

5.

A Slow Motion Lynching? The War on Drugs, Mass Incarceration, Doing Kimbrough Justice, and a Response to Two Third Circuit Judges

Rutgers Law Review, Vol. 873, 2014
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Mar 2015
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 215 (92,302)

Abstract:

Mass Incarceration, The War on Drugs, Doing Kimbrough Justice

6.

Reinvigorating and Enhancing Jury Trials Through an Overdue Juror Bill of Rights: WWJW — What Would Jurors Want? — A Federal Trial Judge's View

Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 38, Fall 2016 (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 15 Sep 2015
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 196 (71,312)

Abstract:

Juror Bill of Rights, Jury trial innovations

7.

Confronting Cognitive 'Anchoring Effect' and 'Blind Spot' Biases in Federal Sentencing: A Modest Solution for Reforming a Fundamental Flaw

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 104, No. 3, p. 489, 2014
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 01 Oct 2014
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 187 (105,095)

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8.

From the Bench. Obituary: The American Trial Lawyer, Born 1641 - Died 20??

39 Litigation 5, Spring 2013
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 151 (140,154)

Abstract:

trial lawyer, vanishing trial

9.

Unspringing the Witness Memory and Demeanor Trap: What Every Judge and Juror Needs to Know About Cognitive Psychology and Witness Credibility

American University Law Review, 2015
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 22 Mar 2015
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 126 (61,699)

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10.

The Proposed Capital Penalty Phase Rules of Evidence

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 36, p. 417, 2014
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 16 Jan 2015
David McCord and Mark W. Bennett
Drake University Law School and U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 109 (188,678)

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11.

Unraveling the Gordian Knot of Implicit Bias in Jury Selection: The Problem of Judge-Dominated Voir Dire, the Failed Promise of Batson, and Proposed Solutions

Harvard Law & Policy Review, Vol. 4, p. 149, 2010
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Oct 2014
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 93 (32,957)

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12.

Essay: From the 'No Spittin', No Cussin' and No Summary Judgment' Days of Employment Discrimination Litigation to the 'Defendant's Summary Judgment Affirmed Without Comment' Days: One Judge's Four-Decade Perspective

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 57, No. 685, 2012-2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 06 Sep 2014
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 79 (177,657)

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13.

Sudden Death: A Federal Trial Judge's Reflections on the ABA Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Panalty Cases

Hofstra Law Review, Vol. 42, p. 391, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2014
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
Downloads 34 (351,733)

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14.

Hard Time: Reflections on Visiting Federal Inmates

94 Judicature 304 (2011)
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 12 Oct 2014
Mark W. Bennett
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa)
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15.

Judging Implicit Bias: A National Empirical Study Of Judicial Stereotypes

Florida Law Review, Vol. 69, 2017
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 27 Apr 2017
Justin D. Levinson, Mark W. Bennett and Koichi Hioki
University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law, U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa) and Kobe University - Graduate School of Business Administration
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16.

Judging Federal White-Collar Fraud Sentencing: An Empirical Study Revealing the Need for Further Reform

Iowa Law Review, Vol. 102, 2016
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 22 Feb 2016
Mark W. Bennett, Justin D. Levinson and Koichi Hioki
U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa), University of Hawaii - William S. Richardson School of Law and Kobe University - Graduate School of Business Administration
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17.

A Fresh Look at Jurors Questioning Witnesses: A Review of Eighth Circuit and Iowa Appellate Precedents and an Empirical Analysis of Federal and State Trial Judges and Trial Lawyers

Drake Law Review, Vol. 64, 2-16, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 64 Posted: 07 Jan 2016
Thomas D. Waterman, Mark W. Bennett and David C. Waterman
Iowa Supreme Court, U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa) and United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit
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Abstract:

juror questions, empirical study