Chad Flanders

Saint Louis University - School of Law

Assistant Professor

100 N. Tucker Blvd.

St. Louis, MO 63101

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

50

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

The Case Against the Case Against the Death Penalty

New Criminal Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 4, Fall 2013, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-12
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Shame and the Meanings of Punishment

Cleveland State Law Review, Vol. 54, 2006
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 Mar 2007 Last Revised: 22 May 2020
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
Downloads 567 (73,868)
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punishment, shaming, kahan

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Beyond Experience: Getting Retributive Justice Right

California Law Review, Vol. 99, No. 2, April 2011, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 484, U of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-6
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 14 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2012
Dan Markel, Chad Flanders and David C. Gray
Florida State University College of Law (Deceased), Saint Louis University - School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
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retributive justice, hedonic adaptation, punishment, criminal law, sentencing

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Bentham on Stilts: The Bare Relevance of Subjectivity to Retributive Justice

California Law Review, Vol. 98, pp. 907-988, 2010, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 439, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-07
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 14 Jul 2011
Dan Markel and Chad Flanders
Florida State University College of Law (Deceased) and Saint Louis University - School of Law
Downloads 474 (92,161)
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retributive justice, punishment theory, subjective experience, hedonic adaptation

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Police Use of Deadly Force: State Statutes 30 Years after Garner

St. Louis University Public Law Review, Forthcoming, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-1
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 02 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 12 Jul 2016
Chad Flanders and Joseph Welling
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Saint Louis University, School of Law, Students
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police, deadly force, Tennessee v. Garner, defenses

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Toward a Theory of Persuasive Authority

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 62, p. 55, 2009, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-19
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 03 Aug 2011
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
Downloads 201 (227,607)
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authority, international law, supreme court

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How to Think About Voter Fraud (and Why)

Creighton Law Review, Vol. 41, p. 93, 2007, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 02 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2009
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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voter fraud, election law, constitutional law

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Review of How Judges Think by Richard Posner

Law and Humanities, Vol. 3, pp. 118-122, July 2009, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2009-07
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 29 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 21 Aug 2009
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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judges, authority, judicial decisionmaking, precedent, legal realism

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Deliberative Dilemmas: A Critique of Deliberation Day from the Perspective of Election Law

Journal of Law and Politics, Vol. 24, 2007, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 05 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2009
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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election law, deliberation, political philosophy

10.

The Possibility of a Secular First Amendment

Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 26, 2008, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 06 Mar 2008
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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religion, philosophy, liberalism, constitutional law, establishment clause, free exercise clause, first amendment

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Retribution and Reform

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 87, 2010, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-39
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 14
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 03 Feb 2016
Micah Schwartzman, Chad Flanders and Zoe Robinson
University of Virginia School of Law, Saint Louis University - School of Law and Australian National University, School of Politics and International Relations
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religious liberty, corporate rights, church autonomy, freedom of the church, Hosanna-Tabor, Hobby Lobby

The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty

Zoƫ Robinson, Chad Flanders, and Micah Schwartzman, eds., The Rise of Corporate Religious Liberty (Oxford University Press, 2015, Forthcoming)
Posted: 19 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2015
Zoe Robinson, Chad Flanders and Micah Schwartzman
Australian National University, School of Politics and International Relations, Saint Louis University - School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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Hobby Lobby, religious institutionalism, corporate religious liberty, law and religion, constitutional law, constitutional theory, First Amendment, church and state

13.

The Supreme Court and the Rehabilitative Ideal

Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-3
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 26 Feb 2014
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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14.

'Terroristic Threats' and COVID-19: A Guide for the Perplexed

Forthcoming, University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online , Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-05
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 13 May 2020
Saint Louis University - School of Law, Saint Louis University, School of Law, Saint Louis University, School of Law and Saint Louis University, School of Law
Downloads 158 (280,341)
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threats, criminal law, COVID-19

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Review of Jonathan Baron, Against Bioethics

Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 18 Mar 2008
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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bioethics, health care, law, law and economics

16.

Insubstantial Burdens

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Feb 2016
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Free Exercise, Substantial Burden

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Cost as a Sentencing Factor: Missouri's Experiment

77 Mo. L. Rev. 391, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-23
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2012
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Bush v. Gore and the Uses of 'Limiting'

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 116, p. 1159, 2007, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Apr 2007
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
Downloads 101 (391,488)
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election law, precedent, bush v. gore, jurisprudence

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Progressive Prosecution in a Pandemic

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 20 May 2020 Last Revised: 29 May 2020
Chad Flanders and Stephen Galoob
Saint Louis University - School of Law and University of Tulsa College of Law
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prosecution, criminal law, COVID-19

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Election Law Behind a Veil of Ignorance

Florida Law Review, Vol. 64, 2012, St. Louis Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2013
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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What Do We Want in a Presidential Primary? An Election Law Perspective

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 44, No. 4, p. 1, 2011, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-17
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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22.

Time, Death, and Retribution

Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2016-4
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 26 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 05 Apr 2016
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Retribution, Lackey, death penalty

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Pardons and the Theory of the 'Second Best'

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-11
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Mar 2013
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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24.

What Makes the Death Penalty Arbitrary? (And Does It Matter if It Is?)

Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 55, 2019, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-24
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 03 Jun 2020 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2021
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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25.

The One State Solution to Teaching Criminal Law, or Leaving the Common Law and the MPC Behind

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 8, p. 167, 2010, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper 2010-37A
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 03 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2011
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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26.

Can We Please Stop Talking About Neutrality? Koppelman between Scalia and Rawls

Pepperdine Law Review, Vol. 39, No. 5, 2013, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-3
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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27.

Criminals Behind the Veil: Political Philosophy and Punishment

Brigham Young University Journal of Public Law, vol. 31, no. 83, 2017, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-14
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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28.

An Incomplete Masterpiece

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 66, 2019, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2019-10
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders and Sean Oliveira
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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How Do You Spell M-U-R-K-O-W-S-K-I? Part I: The Question of Assistance to the Voter

Alaska Law Review, Vol 28, p. 1, 2011, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-18
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2012
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Election Law, Alaska

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In Defense of Punishment Theory, and Contra Stephen: A Reply to DeGirolami

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 10, No. 1, 2012, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2013-4
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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31.

Cost and Sentencing: Some Pragmatic and Institutional Doubts

Federal Sentencing Reporter, Vol. 24, No. 3, February 2012, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-28
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 22 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 18 Aug 2012
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Can Retributivism Be Progressive? A Reply to Professor Gray and Jonathan Huber

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 70, p. 166, 2010, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2010-38
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 03 Aug 2011
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Spelling Murkowski: The Next Act - A Reply to Fishkin and Levitt

Alaska Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, p. 50, 2011, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2011-19
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 02 Aug 2011
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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34.

Substantial Confusion about 'Substantial Burdens'

University of Illinois Law Review, Spring, 2016, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper, no. 2016-20
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2020
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Keeping the Rule of Law Simple: Comments on Gowder, the Rule of Law in the Real World

Saint Louis University Law Journal, vol. 62, no. 313, 2018
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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COVID-19, Courts, and the 'Realities of Prison Administration.' Part II: The Realities of Litigation

Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper, 2021-07
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 01 Mar 2021 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2021
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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COVID-19, prisons, jails, Eighth Amendment

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'Dangerous Instruments': A Case Study in Overcriminalization

Missouri Law Review, Vol. 83, No. 2, Spring 2018, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-13
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2019
Chad Flanders and Desiree Austin-Holliday
Saint Louis University - School of Law and Saint Louis University - School of Law
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How Much Certainty do We Need to Punish? A Reply to Kolber

University of Illinois Law Review, No. Spring, 2018, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-14
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Are Universities Schools? The Case for Continuity in the Regulation of Student Speech

New York University Law Review Online, vol. 93:101 (October 2018), Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-12
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 30 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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40.

Teaching 'Ferguson'

Joumal of Legal Education, vol. 65, no. 2, November 2015
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 05 Nov 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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In (Partial) Praise of (Some) Compromise: Comments on Tebbe

Journal of Civil Rights & Economic Development, vol. 31, no. 2, 2018, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2018-15
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 22 Nov 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Is Having Too Many Aggravating Factors the Same as Having None at All?: A Comment on the Hidalgo Cert. Petition

UC Davis Law Review Online, vol. 51, 2017, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-15
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 10 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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43.

What Is the Value of Participation?

Oklahoma Law Review, Vol. 65, No. 53, 2013, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper 2013-34
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 09 Oct 2019 Last Revised: 21 May 2020
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Can Retributivism Be Saved?

Brigham Young University Law Review, Vol. 309, 2014, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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45.

The Stockley Verdict: An Explainer

Saint Louis University Law Review Online, September 15, 2009., Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Further Reflections on the Pardoning Power: Reply to Hoskins and Drinan

Florida Law Review Forum, vol. 65, 2014, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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More on Veils: Reply to Levitt and Mueller

Florida Law Review Forum, vol. 65, 2013, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Oct 2019
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law
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Public Wrongs and Public Reason

Dialogue: Canadian Philosophical Review, Volume 55, Issue 1, pp. 45-58, (March 2016), https://doi.org/10.1017/S0012217315000074
Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law

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Voter Ignorance and Deliberative Democracy

Ethics in Politics: The Rights and Obligations of Individual Political Agents (Eds. Emily Crookston, David Killoren, & Jonathan Trerise), Chapter 7, 15 Pages (2016)
Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law

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Punishment, Liberalism, and Public Reason

Criminal Justice Ethics, vol. 36, no. 1, 2017, Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2017-21
Posted: 03 Jun 2020
Chad Flanders
Saint Louis University - School of Law

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punishment, liberalism, public reason, crime, criminal justice