Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 21 Jul 2017 - 19 Sep 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Misdemeanors

University of California, Irvine School of Law
100
2.

The Republican Party, Conservatives, and the Future of Capital Punishment

Pennsylvania State University
63
3.

Risk Assessment in Sentencing

University of Virginia School of Law
57
4.

Sentencing by Computer: Enhancing Sentencing Transparency and Predictability, and (Possibly) Bridging the Gap between Sentencing Knowledge and Practice

Director of the Evidence-Based Sentencing and Criminal Justice Project, Swinburne University Law School and Deakin Law School
53
5.

Fines, Fees, and Forfeitures

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
51
6.

The Racial Politics of Mass Incarceration

NYU Sociology and Brown University
50
7.

White-Collar Showdown

University of Iowa, College of Law
47
8.

On Political Morality and the Conditions for Warranted Self-Respect

Churchill College, Cambridge University
42
9.

Dissecting the ABA Texas Capital Punishment Assessment Report of 2013: Death and Texas, a Surprising Improvement

Texas Tech University School of Law
40
10.

Certain Certiorari: The Digital Privacy Rights of Probationers

California Western School of Law
30

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 19 Sep 2017
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases

University of Michigan Law School
12,120
2.

Race, the War on Drugs, and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction

University of California, Davis - School of Law
5,718
3.

Is Capital Punishment Morally Required? The Relevance of Life-Life Tradeoffs

Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
4,765
4.

Does Capital Punishment Have a Deterrent Effect? New Evidence from Post-Moratorium Panel Data

Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
3,315
5.

Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow

Yale University - Law School
3,206
6.

Why Prison?: An Economic Critique

Sidley Austin LLP
3,029
7.

Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Inmate Time Served and Recidivism

University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business
2,889
8.

Capital Punishment and Deterrence: Some Further Thoughts and Additional Evidence

State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics
2,941
9.

Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences

University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School
4,580
10.

Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?

University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
3,809