Criminal Law Research
Race Statistics, Disparate Impact Analysis and the Economic Disenfranchisement of Minority Ex-Offenders, 4 RACE & SOC'Y 177 (2001).
The Justification of Punishment, in THE ROUTLEDGE COMPANION TO PHILOSOPHY OF LAW 141 (Andrei Marmor ed., Routledge 2012).
Justice Scalia's Originalism and Formalism: The Rule of Criminal Law as a Law of Rules, in THE LEGACY OF JUSTICE ANTONIN SCALIA: REMEMBERING A CONSERVATIVE LEGAL TITAN’S IMPACT ON THE LAW, HERITAGE FOUNDATION, SPECIAL REPORT NO. 186 (Elizabeth Slattery ed., 2016).
Plea Bargaining's Role in Wrongful Convictions, in EXAMINING WRONGFUL CONVICTIONS: STEPPING BACK, MOVING FORWARD (Allison D. Redlich et al. eds., Carolina Academic Press, 2014).
Reframing Positive Complementarity: Reflections on the First Decade and Insights from the US Federal Criminal Justice System, in THE INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL COURT AND COMPLEMENTARITY: FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE, (C. Stahn & M. Al Zeidy, eds., Oxford Univ. Press 2011).
Implementing a Policy of Positive Complementarity in the Rome System of Justice, 19 CRIM. L.F. 59 (2008).
The Domestic Influence of International Criminal Tribunals: The International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the Creation of the State Court of Bosnia & Herzegovina, 46 COLUM. J. TRANSNAT’L L. 279 (2008).
Vindicating the Rule of Law: Prosecuting Free Riders on Human Rights, in WHEN GOVERNMENTS BREAK THE LAW: THE RULE OF LAW AND THE PROSECUTION OF THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION (Austin Sarat and Nasser Hussein, eds. 2010).
Two Models of Murder: Patterns of Criminalization in the United States, in HOMICIDE LAW IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE (Jeremy Horder and David Hughes, eds. 2007).
CONVICTIONS: MORMON POLYGAMY AND CRIMINAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY UTAH (with Kathryn Daynes, co-author, Univ. Illinois Press)
WHY THE LAW IS SO PERVERSE (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2011).
Justification and Harm in Negligence, 4 THEORETICAL INQUIRY L. 397 (2003).
Duress, in ENCYCLOPEDIA OF CRIME AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE (MacMillan Press 2002).
Police, Prisons, and Crime (with Alexander Tabarrok), in HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CRIME (Bruce l. Benson and Paul R. Zimmerman, eds., 2012).
Mobile Phones and Crime Deterrence: An Underappreciated Link, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON THE ECONOMICS OF CRIMINAL LAW 243 (Alon Harel & Keith N. Hylton eds., Elgar: 2012). (with John MacDonald & Thomas Stratman)
Involuntary Competence in United States Criminal Law (February 23, 2017), in FITNESS TO PLEAD: INTERNATIONAL AND COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVES (Ronnie Mackay & Warren Brookbanks eds., Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2018).; U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-20.
How Should Justice Policy Treat Young Offenders? (MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, February 2017) (with B J. Casey, Richard J. Bonnie, Andre Davis, David L. Faigman, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Read Montague, Marcus E. Raichle, Jennifer A. Richeson, Elizabeth S. Scott, Laurence Steinberg, Kim A. Taylor-Thompson, Anthony D. Wagner).
Brief of Amici Curiae of 11 Addiction Experts in Support of Appellee, Commonwealth v. Eldred, Commonwealth of Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (September 2017) (No. SJC-12279) (with Gene M. Heyman, Scott O. Lilienfeld, & Sally L. Satel).
Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain (February 9, 2017). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016 (with Iris Vilares, Michael Wesley, Woo-Young Ahn, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, Gideon Yaffe, Terry Lohrenz, Read Montague).
Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President's Bioethics Commission, 1 J. L. & BIOSCI. 224 (2014). (with Owen D. Jones, Richrd J. Bonnie, B. J. Casey, Andre Davis, David L. Faigman, Morris B. Hoffman, Read Montague, Marcus E. Raichie, Jennifer A. Richeson, Elizabeth S. Scott, Laurence Steinberg, Kim A. Taylor-Thompson, Anthony D. Wagner, Gideon Yaffe)
Common Criminal Law Compatibilism, in NEUROSCIENCE AND LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY (Nicole A. Vincent ed. 2013).
Neuroimaging Evidence in Law: A Plea for Modesty and Relevance, in NEUROIMAGING IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY: FROM THE CLINIC TO THE COURTROOM 341 (Joseph R. Simpson ed., Wiley-Blackwell, 2012).
CRIME AND CULPABILITY: A THEORY OF CRIMINAL LAW (2009) (contributing author, with Larry Alexander & Kimberly Kessler Ferzan).
Race, Gender, and the Conflation of Biological and Social Issues, 9 DUBOIS REV. 235 (2012) (book review).
Trigger Crimes & Social Progress: The Tragedy-Outrage-Reform Dynamic in America (August 11, 2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-12; in Paul H. Robinson and Sarah M. Robinson, TRAGEDY, OUTRAGE, & REFORM: CRIMES THAT CHANGED OUR WORLD (forthcoming 2018)
TRAGEDY, OUTRAGE & REFORM: Crimes That Changed Our World: 1983 – Thurman Beating - Domestic Violence (August 14, 2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-34; in Paul H. Robinson & Sarah M. Robinson, TRAGEDY, OUTRAGE & REFORM: CRIMES THAT CHANGED OUR WORLD (forthcoming 2018) (with Sarah M. Robinson).
MAPPING AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW: VARIATIONS ACROSS THE FIFTY STATES (Praeger 2018) (with Tyler Scot Williams).
SHADOW VIGILANTES: HOW DISTRUST IN THE JUSTICE SYSTEM BREEDS A NEW KIND OF LAWLESSNESS (Prometheus Books 2018) (with Sarah M. Robinson).
Draft Report of the Somali Criminal Law Recodification Initiative (March 10, 2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-13 (with University of Pennsylvania Law School's Criminal Law Research Group).
CRIMINAL LAW CASE STUDIES (5th ed. West 2015).
The Proper Role of Community in Determining Criminal Liability and Punishment, in POPULAR PUNISHMENT: ON THE NORMATIVE SIGNIFICANCE OF PUBLIC OPINION (Jesper Ryberg and Julian A. Roberts eds., Oxford University Press 2014).
INTUITIONS OF JUSTICE AND THE UTILITY OF DESERT (Oxford University Press, 2013).
CRIMINAL LAW (2d ed. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2012) (with Michael T. Cahill) (1st ed. Aspen 1997).
CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS (editor, with Steve Garvey & Kim Ferzan) (Oxford 2009)
DISTRIBUTIVE PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINAL LAW: WHO SHOULD BE PUNISHED HOW MUCH? (Oxford 2008), also appearing in Spanish and Chinese.
LAW WITHOUT JUSTICE: WHY CRIMINAL LAW DOESN’T GIVE PEOPLE WHAT THEY DESERVE (with Michael Cahill) (Oxford Univ. Press 2005).
Terry Stops-and-Frisks: The Troubling Use of Common Sense in a World of Empirical Data (April 3, 2017), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 8-10; 79 OHIO ST. L. J. (forthcoming) (with David A. Harris).
THE LAW OF ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE IN PENNSYLVANIA (Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 8th ed. 2014).
Saucier v. Katz: Qualified Immunity as a Doctrine of Dilution of Constitutional Rights, in WE DISSENT: TALKING BACK TO THE REHNQUIST COURT: EIGHT CASES THAT SUBVERTED CIVIL LIBERTIES AND CIVIL RIGHTS (Michael Avery, ed., NYU 2009).
CRIMINAL LAW IN PENNSYLVANIA (West Publ. Co. 2007) (with Leonard Sosnov).
POLICE MISCONDUCT: LAW AND LITIGATION (3rd ed., Thomson Reuters 2002- ) (with Michael Avery and Karen Blum).
The Long Term Impact of CAFRA: Expanding Access to Counsel and Encouraging Greater Use of Criminal Forfeiture, 14 FED. SENTENCING REP. 87 (2001).
Assessing the International Criminal Court (with Hyeran Jo and Mitchell Radtke), in THE PERFORMANCE OF INTERNATIONAL COURTS AND TRIBUNALS 193-233 (Andreas Follesdal, Theresa Squatrito, & Geir Ulfstein eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2018).
Introduction: Appreciating Bill Stuntz (with Michael J. Klarman & Carol S. Steiker), in THE POLITICAL HEART OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: ESSAYS ON THEMES OF WILLIAM J. STUNTZ, Cambridge University Press, 2012 (co-editor with Michael J. Klarman & Carol S. Steiker).
Leo Strine Jr.
Presumed Innocent No More (review of K.C. Johnson & Stuart Taylor, The Rape Frenzy on Campus), 30 ACAD. QUESTIONS 352 (Sept. 2017) (with Isaac Cohen).
Cyber Espionage or Cyberwar?: International Law, Domestic Law, and Self-Protective Measures, in CYBERWAR: LETHICS FOR VIRTUAL CONFLICTS (Jens David Ohlin, Kevin Govern, & Claire Finkelstein eds., Oxford University Press 2015).
Rangita de Silva de Alwis