Kevin Cole

University of San Diego School of Law

Professor of Law

5998 Alcala Park

San Diego, CA 92110-2492

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

16

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Scholarly Papers (16)

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Better Sex Through Criminal Law: Proxy Crimes, Covert Negligence, and Other Difficulties of 'Affirmative Consent' in the ALI's Draft Sexual Assault Provisions

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 15-197, San Diego Law Review, Vol. 53, No. 3 (2016)
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 08 Oct 2015 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 481 (109,943)
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criminal law, affirmative consent, positive agreement, sexual assault, gross negligence, subjectivism

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sexual assault, affirmative consent, ALI

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Backpedalling in Place: The ALI's Move from 'Affirmative' to 'Contextual' Consent

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-208
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 269 (208,588)

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sexual assault, affirmative consent, contextual consent, intoxication, subjectivism, negligence

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Affirmative Consent, by Way of the Intoxication 'Defense'

University of Illinois Law Review Online 47 (2017)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 18 May 2017 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 263 (213,292)

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affirmative consent, sexual assault, intoxication, ali, american law institute

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Sex and the Single Malt Girl: How Voluntary Intoxication Affects Consent

Montana Law Review, Vol. 78, No. 1 (2017), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 16-234
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 204 (272,140)

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intoxication, consent, sexual assault, campus disciplinary codes

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ABA Requirements, Law School Placement, Law School Employment Data

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Probable Cause to Believe What? Partial Marijuana Legalization and the Role of State Law in Federal Constitutional Doctrine

Criminal Law Bulletin, Vol. 54, No. 2 (2018), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 17-301
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Aug 2017 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
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Probable Cause, Search and Seizure, Fourth Amendment, Marijuana Legalization

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Knowledge and Belief as Criminal Law Mental States

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 16, No. 2 (2019), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-369
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 26 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2022
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 172 (317,012)

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mens rea, knowledge, belief, recklessness

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Privileges, Justifications, and the Positive Law Model of the Fourth Amendment

San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 18-334
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 04 Mar 2018
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
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search, seizure, justification, privilege, positive law model, reasonable expectation of privacy

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Real-World Criminal Law and the Norm against Punishing the Innocent: Two Cheers for Threshold Deontology

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 11 May 2017
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 111 (448,529)

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Punishing the Innocent, Retributivism, Deontological Retributivism, Threshold Deontology, Doctrine of Double Effect

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Purpose's Purposes: Culpability, Liberty, Legal Wrongs, and Accomplice Mens Rea

Georgia Criminal Law Review, vol. 2 (Forthcoming), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 23-027, Georgia Criminal Law Review, vol. 2 (forthcoming)
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 17 Sep 2023
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
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Killings During Crime: Toward a Discriminating Theory of Strict Liability

American Criminal Law Review, Vol. 28, No. 1, 1990
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Dec 2010
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
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criminal law, strict liability, felony murder, misdemeanor manslaughter, criminal law theory

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On Reforming Common Law Criminal Statutes: Did California Accidentally Kill the Second-Degree Felony Murder Rule?

Criminal Law Bulletin (forthcoming), San Diego Legal Studies Paper No. 23-028
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 03 May 2023 Last Revised: 17 Aug 2023
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 100 (483,127)

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felony murder rule, common law statutes

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The Empty Idea of Sentencing Disparity

Northwestern University Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 4, 1997
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 08 Dec 2010
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
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sentencing, sentencing guidelines, criminal law, criminal law theory

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Civilizing Civil Forfeiture

Journal of Contemporary Legal issues, Vol. 7, No. 1, 1996
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Dec 2010
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
Downloads 57 (664,522)

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civil forfeiture

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The Voodoo We Do: Harm, Impossibility, and the Reductionist Impulse

Journal of Contemporary Legal issues, Vol. 5, No. 1, 1994
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 08 Dec 2010
Kevin Cole
University of San Diego School of Law
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criminal law theory, harm, subjectivism, objectivism