Recent Top Papers (60 days)

As of: 21 Nov 2017 - 20 Jan 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Remorse Bias

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, William S. Boyd School of Law
136
2.

Looking Criminal and the Presumption of Dangerousness: Afrocentric Facial Features, Skin Tone, and Criminal Justice

U.S. District Court (Northern District of Iowa) and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
115
3.

How Congress, the U.S. Sentencing Commission and Federal Judges Contribute to Mass Incarceration

U.S. District Court - Eastern District of WI
110
4.

Graduating Economic Sanctions According to Ability to Pay

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
80
5.

Finality and the Capital/Non-Capital Punishment Divide

University of North Carolina School of Law
42
6.

Mental Health Courts and Sentencing Disparities

University of Florida - Levin College of Law and University of Florida - Levin College of Law
42
7.

Furman and Finitude

Independent
32
8.

Women in Prison: Liberty, Equality, and Thinking Outside the Bars

Peter A. Allard School of Law
20
9.

Criminal Law, Parental Authority, and the State

Ono Academic College Faculty of Law
17
10.

The President's Commission and Sentencing, Then and Now

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law
17

All Time Top Papers

As of: 02 Jan 1997 - 20 Jan 2018
Rank Paper Downloads
1.

Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases

University of Michigan Law School
13,233
2.

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

University of California, Davis - School of Law
5,825
3.

Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences

University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School
4,866
4.

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

Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
4,843
5.

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
4,059
6.

Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow

Yale University - Law School
3,388
7.

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
3,358
8.

Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Inmate Time Served and Recidivism

University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business
3,331
9.

Why Prison?: An Economic Critique

Sidley Austin LLP
3,253
10.

Ban the Box, Criminal Records, and Statistical Discrimination: A Field Experiment

Rutgers University, Department of Economics and University of Michigan Law School
3,159