Criminal Law Research
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).
REFLECTIONS ON CRIME AND CULPABILITY: PROBLEMS AND PUZZLES (Cambridge University Press, 2018) (with Larry Alexander).
LEGAL, MORAL, AND METAPHYSICAL TRUTHS: THE PHILOSOPHY OF MICHAEL S. MOORE (Oxford 2016) (ed. with Stephen J. Morse).
Beyond the Special Part, in PHILOSOPHICAL FOUNDATIONS OF CRIMINAL LAW (R.A. Duff & Stuart Green, eds., Oxford University Press 2011) (with Larry Alexander).
Justification and Excuse, in OXFORD HANDBOOK OF PHILOSOPHY OF CRIMINAL LAW (David Dolinko & John Deigh, eds., Oxford University Press 2011).
CRIME AND CULPABILITY: A THEORY OF CRIMINAL LAW (Cambridge University Press 2009) (co-authored with Larry Alexander & Stephen Morse).
CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS (Oxford University Press 2009) (co-edited with Paul Robinson & Stephen Garvey).
Moral Reasoning and the Death Penalty, in PHILOSOPHY AND PUBLIC POLICY (Andrew Cohen ed., Rowman & Littlefield 2018).
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).
CONVICTIONS: MORMON POLYGAMY AND CRIMINAL LAW ENFORCEMENT IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY UTAH (with Kathryn Daynes, co-author, Univ. Illinois Press)
A Formulaic Recitation Will Not Do: Why, as a Matter of Law, Federal Rule of Criminal Procedure 7(c) Should Be Interpreted to Be at Least as Stringent as Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 8(a) (April 24, 2020), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-16.
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)
n Dangerous Men (with Megan Stevenson) (work in progress).
The Neuroscientific Non-Challenge to Meaning, Morals, and Purpose, in NEUROEXISTENTIALISM: MEANING, MORALS, AND PURPOSE IN THE AGE OF NEUROSCIENCE 333-357 (Gregg D. Caruso and Owen Flanagan eds., 2018).
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)
CRIME AND CULPABILITY: A THEORY OF CRIMINAL LAW (2009) (contributing author, with Larry Alexander & Kimberly Kessler Ferzan).
The Welfarist Right to Counsel, 68 UCLA L. REV. __ (2021).
Civil vs. Criminal Legal Aid, 95 S. CAL. L. REV. __(2020).
Digitizing the Carceral State, reviewing Virginia Eubanks, AUTOMATING INEQUALITY: HOW HIGH-TECH TOOLS PROFILE, POLICE, AND PUNISH THE POOR (St. Martin’s Press, 2017), 132 HARV. L. REV. 1695 (2019).
Democratizing Criminal Law as an Abolitionist Project, 111 NW. U. L. REV. 1597 (2017).
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).
How Criminal Code Drafting Form Can Restrain Prosecutorial and Legislative Excesses: Consolidated Offense Drafting (February 6, 2020), U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 20-01 (with Matthew Kussmaul & Muhammad Sarahne).
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).
CRIMES THAT CHANGED OUR WORLD: TRAGEDY, OUTRAGE, AND REFORM (Rowman & Littlefield, 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).
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).
THE LAW OF ARREST, SEARCH AND SEIZURE IN PENNSYLVANIA (Pennsylvania Bar Institute, 8th ed. 2014; 9th ed. 2016; 10th ed. 2018).
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, in THE PERFORMANCE OF INTERNATIONAL COURTS AND TRIBUNALS 193-233 (Andreas Follesdal, Theresa Squatrito, & Geir Ulfstein eds., Cambridge Univ. Press 2018) (with Hyeran Jo and Mitchell Radtke).
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.
Constitutionalization as Statecraft: Vagrant Nation and the Modern American State, 43 L. & SOC. INQUIRY 1646 (2018).
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).
Rangita de Silva de Alwis