William W. Berry

University of Mississippi School of Law

Associate Professor

481 Chucky Mullins Drive

P.O. Box 1848

University, MS 38677

United States

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Scholarly Papers (33)

1.

Extraordinary and Compelling: A Re-Examination of the Justifications for Compassionate Release

Maryland Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 4, 2009
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 22 Oct 2008 Last Revised: 28 May 2010
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 847 (17,958)

Abstract:

sentencing, compassionate release, extraordinary, bureau of prisons, punishment, parole, sentencing commission

2.

More Different than Life, Less Different than Death

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 71, No. 6, 2010
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 25 May 2010 Last Revised: 03 Apr 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 661 (22,555)

Abstract:

Graham, Eighth Amendment, life without parole, death penalty, death is different

3.

American Procedural Exceptionalism: A Deterrent or Catalyst for Death Penalty Abolition?

Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 17, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2010
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 598 (35,141)

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4.

Discretion Without Guidance: The Need to Give Meaning to 3553 after Booker and its Progeny

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2009
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 580 (36,376)

Abstract:

Sentencing, Commission, Booker, Rita, Kimbrough, Gall, discretion

5.

Ending Death by Dangerousness

Arizona Law Review, Vol. 52, p. 889, 2010
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 549 (33,070)

Abstract:

Incapacitation, Future Dangerousness, Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Eighth Amendment

6.

Repudiating Death

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 101, No. 2, 2011
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2011
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 492 (37,461)

Abstract:

Powell, Blackmun, Stevens, Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Eighth Amendment, Judicial Restraint, Pandora's Box

7.

The Mandate of Miller

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2013
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 422 (38,647)

Abstract:

Miller v. Alabama, LWOP, juveniles, mandatory, death, evolving standards, parole, Graham, Woodson, Lockett

8.

Following the Yellow Brick Road of Evolving Standards of Decency: The Ironic Consequences of 'Death-is-Different' Jurisprudence

Pace Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2009
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 422 (54,793)

Abstract:

Death Penalty, Supreme Court, Atkins, Roper, evolving standards

9.

Promulgating Proportionality

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 46, p. 69, 2011
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 25 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 390 (40,377)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, Proportionality, Death Penalty, Capital Punishment, Walton

10.

Book Review - The European Prescription for Ending the Death Penalty

2011 Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2011, p. 1103, 2011
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 09 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 382 (41,350)

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11.

Practicing Proportionality

Florida Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 687, 2012
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 03 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 299 (51,393)

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12.

Life-with-Hope Sentencing: The Argument for Replacing Life-Without-Parole Sentences with Presumptive Life Sentences

Ohio State Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 211 (61,825)

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13.

Eighth Amendment Presumptions: A Constitutional Framework for Curbing Mass Incarceration

Southern California Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 166 (143,986)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, presumptions, Miller, Graham, Death Penalty, LWOP, mandatory sentences, Sentencing, Parole

14.

Implementing Just Mercy

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 25 May 2015 Last Revised: 12 Nov 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 156 (47,755)

Abstract:

justice, mercy, Eighth Amendment, LWOP, death penalty, parole

15.

Separating Retribution from Proportionality: A Response to Stinneford

Virginia Law Review In Brief, Vol. 97, No. 61, 2011
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 03 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 130 (117,918)

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16.

Procedural Proportionality

George Mason Law Review, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2015
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 125 (98,157)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, Miller, Graham, death penalty, LWOP, procedural due process, proportionality

17.

Ending the Death Lottery

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 76, No. 1, 2015
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 04 Apr 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 109 (200,337)

Abstract:

death penalty, eighth amendment, proportionality review, Pulley, Ohio, capital punishment, disproportionate

18.

Eighth Amendment Differentness

78 Missouri Law Review 1053 (2013) (Symposium)
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 02 May 2013 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 109 (124,689)

Abstract:

Miller, Graham, Eighth Amendment, Different, Juvenile, JLWOP, LWOP, parole, sentencing

19.

Criminal Constitutional Avoidance

104 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 105 (2014).
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 26 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 103 (146,258)

Abstract:

Skilling, avoidance, canon, vagueness, ambiguity, statutory interpretation, white collar, fraud, honest services

20.

Educating Athletes

Tennessee Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 May 2014
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 100 (108,805)

Abstract:

NCAA, student-athlete, amateurism, intercollegiate athletics, football, basketball, college sports

21.

Right About Wrongs? A Review of Fried & Fried's Because It Is Wrong and the Implications of Their Arguments on the Use of Capital Punishment

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 5, July 2012
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 60 (204,314)

Abstract:

war on terror, torture, death penalty, privacy, surveillance, Bush

22.

Foreword

Mississippi Sports Law Review, Vol. 1, Issue 2, p. 245, 2012
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 01 May 2012 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 54 (263,860)

Abstract:

Sports

23.

Writing (and Re-Writing) Federal Criminal Law -- In the Classroom

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 May 2014 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 21 (265,966)

Abstract:

teaching, pedagogy, white collar, federal criminal law, legal writing

24.

Cruel Techniques, Unusual Secrets

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 78, 2017, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 350
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 04 Apr 2017 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2017
William W. Berry III and Meghan J. Ryan
University of Mississippi School of Law and Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 0 (278,775)

Abstract:

Glossip, Death Penalty, Execution Methods, Eighth Amendment, Dignity, Torture, Capital Punishment, Lethal Injection

25.

Unusual Deference

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 27 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2017
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (241,011)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, cruel and unusual, deference, McCleskey, Pulley, Harmelin, mass incarceration, death penalty, LWOP

26.

Evolving Democratic Constitutionalism

Number of pages: 68 Posted: 24 Feb 2017
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (321,590)

Abstract:

Cruel and Unusual, Eighth Amendment, Evolving Standards, Bickel, Countermajoritarian Difficulty, JLWOP, Death Penalty

27.

Employee-Athletes, Antitrust, and the Future of College Sports

Stanford Law & Policy Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 09 May 2017
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (176,847)

Abstract:

Antitrust, O'Bannon, Jenkins, NCAA, athletes, employees, student-athlete, football, basketball, sports

28.

Normative Retroactivity

University of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Mar 2016
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (172,771)

Abstract:

retroactivity, teague v. lane, montgomery, welch, procedure, substance, habeas, new constitutional rule, collateral appeal

29.

Voices on Innocence

Florida Law Review, Forthcoming, WVU Law Research Paper No. 2016-6
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 15 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2016
Southern Illinois University School of Law, University of San Francisco - School of Law, Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law, West Virginia University - College of Law, University of Toledo College of Law and University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (135,491)

Abstract:

innocence, plea bargain, factual innocence, exoneration, wrongful conviction, evidence, experts, prosecutors, accountability, punishment, restorative justice

30.

Amending Amateurism

Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 05 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2016
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (170,790)

Abstract:

NCAA, amateurism, college, sports, student-athlete, antitrust, O'Bannon, Northwestern

31.

Remembering Furman's Comparative Proportionality: A Response to Smith and Staihar

101 Iowa Law Review Online 65 (2016)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 18 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2016
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (218,525)

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32.

The Retroactivity Roadmap

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Forthcoming (Symposium)
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Oct 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (208,411)

Abstract:

LWOP, retroactivity, Miller, Montgomery, juveniles, parole, Eighth Amendment

33.

Playoff Profits for Academic Programs

Mississippi Sports Law Review (Forthcoming, symposium)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 28 Oct 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0 (214,070)

Abstract:

NCAA, sports, student-athlete, amateurism, pay for play, intercollegiate athletics

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 11    Citations: 0
1.

Book Review of Forgotten Men

Rutgers Criminal Books and Criminal Justice Reviews
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 06 Dec 2015
William W. Berry III
University of Mississippi School of Law
Downloads 0

Abstract:

LWOP, parole, prison, book review