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Corrections & Sentencing Law & Policy eJournal

ALL TIME TOP PAPERS for all papers in this SSRN eLibrary subject area
2 Jan 1997 through 23 May 2017

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1 11,477 Estimating Gender Disparities in Federal Criminal Cases
Sonja B. Starr
University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 10 Sep 2012
Last Revised: 14 Sep 2012
2 5,542 Race, the War on Drugs, and the Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction
Gabriel "Jack" Chin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 6 May 2003
Last Revised: 14 Apr 2011
3 4,740 Is Capital Punishment Morally Required? The Relevance of Life-Life Tradeoffs
Cass R. Sunstein and Adrian Vermeule
Harvard Law School and Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2005
Last Revised: 12 May 2005
4 4,424 Racial Disparity in Federal Criminal Charging and Its Sentencing Consequences
M. Marit Rehavi and Sonja B. Starr
University of British Columbia and University of Michigan Law School
Date posted to database: 16 Jan 2012
Last Revised: 2 Jun 2012
5 3,668 Do Judges Vary in Their Treatment of Race?
David Abrams, Marianne Bertrand and Sendhil Mullainathan
University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 2 Apr 2011
Last Revised: 28 Sep 2013
6 3,297 Does Capital Punishment Have a Deterrent Effect? New Evidence from Post-Moratorium Panel Data
Hashem Dezhbakhsh, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Emory University - Department of Economics, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
Date posted to database: 24 Oct 2007
Last Revised: 24 Oct 2007
7 2,989 Racial Critiques of Mass Incarceration: Beyond the New Jim Crow
James Forman, Jr.
Yale University - Law School
Date posted to database: 29 Nov 2011
Last Revised: 20 Mar 2012
8 2,936 Capital Punishment and Deterrence: Some Further Thoughts and Additional Evidence
Isaac Ehrlich
State University of New York at Buffalo - Department of Economics
Date posted to database: 7 Feb 2007
Last Revised: 7 Feb 2007
9 2,722 Brain Imaging for Legal Thinkers: A Guide for the Perplexed
Owen D. Jones, Joshua Buckholtz, Jeffrey D. Schall and Rene Marois
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Neuroscience Program, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Date posted to database: 4 Mar 2010
Last Revised: 30 Jun 2015
10 2,690 Impacts of Private Prison Contracting on Inmate Time Served and Recidivism
Anita Mukherjee
University of Wisconsin - Madison - School of Business
Date posted to database: 13 Nov 2014
Last Revised: 11 Aug 2016

RECENT TOP PAPERS for all papers first announced in the last 60 days
24 Mar 2017 through 23 May 2017

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1 204 The Use of Risk Assessment at Sentencing: Implications for Research and Policy
Jordan M. Hyatt and Steven L. Chanenson
Drexel University and Villanova University School of Law
Date posted to database: 2 May 2017
Last Revised: 2 May 2017
2 197 Briefing the Supreme Court: Promoting Science or Myth?
Melissa Hamilton
University of Houston Law Center
Date posted to database: 25 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 2 Apr 2017
3 176 Criminal Employment Law
Benjamin Levin
Harvard Law School
Date posted to database: 3 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 15 May 2017
4 141 Reforming Registries
Wayne A. Logan
Florida State University - College of Law
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
5 111 The Truth Hurts: A Response to George Brauchler and Rich Orman
Sam Kamin and Justin F. Marceau
University of Denver Sturm College of Law and University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Date posted to database: 18 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 18 Apr 2017
6 105 Rethinking Federal Diversion: The Rise of Specialized Criminal Courts
Christine S. Scott-Hayward
California State University, Long Beach - School of Criminology, Criminal Justice, and Emergency Management
Date posted to database: 28 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 30 Apr 2017
7 102 Designed to Fail: The President's Deference to the Department of Justice in Advancing Criminal Justice Reform
Rachel E. Barkow and Mark William Osler
New York University School of Law and University of St. Thomas - School of Law (Minnesota)
Date posted to database: 2 May 2017
Last Revised: 8 May 2017
8 91 Collateral Consequences of Criminal Conviction
Gabriel "Jack" Chin
University of California, Davis - School of Law
Date posted to database: 11 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 13 Apr 2017
9 69 Statistical (and Racial) Discrimination, 'Banning the Box', and Crime Rates
Murat C. Mungan
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Date posted to database: 27 Mar 2017
Last Revised: 28 Mar 2017
10 71 Day Fines: Reviving the Idea and Reversing the (Costly) Punitive Trend
Elena Kantorowicz-Reznichenko
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Date posted to database: 6 Apr 2017
Last Revised: 6 Apr 2017





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