Meghan J. Ryan

Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law

Assistant Professor of Law

P.O. Box 750116

Dallas, TX 75275

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (18)

1.

Science and the New Rehabilitation

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 97
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 259 (82,334)

Abstract:

rehabilitation, sentencing, sentencing reform, neuroscience, pharmacology, pharmaceutical, genetics, stem cell, cloning, gene therapy, DNA, dioxyribonucleic acid, penitentiaries, science, lobotomy, psychosurgery, erectile dysfunction, Cymbalta, Viagra, substance abuse, treatment, corrections

2.

Death and Rehabilitation

SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 112, 46 U.C. Davis L. Rev. 101 (2013)
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 248 (71,513)

Abstract:

death penalty, capital punishment, death, rehabilitation, Eighth Amendment, dignity, Miller v. Alabama, dying declaration, habeas corpus, reformation, repentance, Karla Faye Tucker, death is different, Stanley Tookie Williams III, Paul Crump

3.

Remedying Wrongful Execution

University of Michigan Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 45, No. 2, 2012, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 17 Jan 2013
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 212 (96,794)

Abstract:

Wrongful Execution, Willingham, Cameron Todd Willingham, Todd Willingham, Execution, Texas, Judge Baird, Arson, Compensation Statutes, Compensation Statute, Forensic Evidence

4.

Proximate Retribution

48 Hous. L. Rev. 1049 (2012), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 67
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 31 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 198 (115,422)

Abstract:

retribution, retributivism, Kennedy v. Louisiana, Kennedy, proximate cause, proximate causation, sentencing, sentencing guidelines, total retribution

5.

Judging Cruelty

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 44, No. 1, p. 81, 2010, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 57
Number of pages: 69 Posted: 24 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 08 Feb 2011
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 198 (123,754)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, Punishments Clause, Cruel and Unusual, Kennedy v. Louisiana, Retribution, Retributivism, Deterrence, Deterrent, Roper v. Simmons, Baze v. Rees, Ford v. Wainwright, Stanford v. Kentucky, Penry v. Lynaugh, Punishmemt, Sentencing

6.

Does the Eighth Amendment Punishments Clause Prohibit Only Punishments that are Both Cruel and Unusual?

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 87, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 109
Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2013
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 198 (120,918)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, punishments clause, cruel and unusual, rule of lenity, death penalty

7.

The Missing Jury: The Neglected Role of Juries in Eighth Amendment Punishments Clause Determinations

Florida Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 124 (181,315)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, cruel and unusual punishments, cruel and unusual, Booker, Apprendi, jury, juries, constitutional history

8.

Juries and the Criminal Constitution

Alabama Law Review, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 121
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 16 May 2014
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 118 (172,866)

Abstract:

Jury, Juries, Eighth Amendment, Fourth Amendment, Cruel and Unusual, Excessive Fines, Reasonableness, Morality, Judges, Representativeness, Apprendi, Reasonable Expectations of Privacy, Search and Seizure, Competency, Institutional Competencies, Constitutional Interpretation, Constitution

9.

Can the IRS Silence Religious Organizations?

Indiana Law Review, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2007
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 30 Jul 2008
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 113 (185,762)
Citation 2

Abstract:

501(c)(3), Employment Division v. Smith, IRS, Internal Revenue Service, tax-exempt, First Amendment

10.

Does Stare Decisis Apply in the Eighth Amendment Death Penalty Context?

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 29 Aug 2008
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 85 (232,512)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, Punishments Clause, cruel and unusual, death penalty, capital punishment, stare decisis, precedent

11.

Finality and Rehabilitation

4 Wake Forest J.L. & Pol'y 121 (2014) (invited symposium contribution), SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 136
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 08 May 2014 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2014
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 57 (269,640)

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12.

Lessons from Gitmo

The International Lawyer, Vol. 49, No. 2, 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 213
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 14 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2016
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 35 (219,962)

Abstract:

Guantanamo, Gitmo, GTMO, terrorism, detention, 9/11, 9-11, war on terror, war crimes

13.

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
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Abstract:

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

14.

Miranda's Truth: The Importance of Adversarial Testing and Dignity in Confession Law

Northern Kentucky Law Review, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 313
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 28 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 23 May 2017
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 0 (309,632)

Abstract:

Miranda, truth, confession, false confession, truth-finding, dignity, equality, adversarial testing, adversarial system, adversarial process

15.

Taking Dignity Seriously: Excavating the Backdrop of the Eighth Amendment

University of Illinois Law Review, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 329
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 08 Oct 2016
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
Downloads 0 (263,423)

Abstract:

Eighth Amendment, cruel and unusual punishment, cruel and unusual, dignity, glossip v. gross, baze v. rees, rehabilitation

16.

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
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Abstract:

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

17.

Cultivating Judgment on the Tools of Wrongful Conviction

Southern Methodist University Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 4, 2015, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 121 Posted: 22 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2016
Meghan J. Ryan and John Adams
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law and Southern Methodist University (SMU), Dedman School of Law, Students
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18.

Taking Another Look at Second-Look Sentencing

Brooklyn Law Review, Forthcoming, SMU Dedman School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 214
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 01 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2016
Meghan J. Ryan
Southern Methodist University - Dedman School of Law
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Abstract:

sentencing, model penal code, limiting retributivism, retribution, second-look sentencing