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- Making Punishment Safe for Democracy: A Reply to Professors Bowers, Cahill & Duff, 1 VA. J. CRIM. L. 205 (2012).
- Retributive Justice and the Demands of Democratic Citizenship, 1 VA. J. CRIM. L. 1 (forthcoming 2012) (draft available on SSRN) (invited keynote article with responses by Professors Bowers, Cahill & Duff).
- Revisiting the Taxation of Punitive Damages, 97 VA. L. REV. IN BRIEF 73-82 (2011) (with Gregg D. Polsky) (reply to responses by Prof. Larry Zelenak and Paul Mogin).
- Beyond Experience: Getting Retributive Justice Right, 99 CAL. L. REV. 605-628 (2011) (with Chad Flanders and David Gray).
- What Might Retributive Justice Be?, RETRIBUTIVISM: ESSAYS ON THEORY AND POLICY 49-72 (ed. Mark White, Oxford University Press, 2011).
- Overcoming Tradeoffs in the Taxation of Punitive Damages, 88 WASH. U. L. REV. 609-659 (2011).
- Taxing Punitive Damages, 96 VA. L. REV. 1295-1360 (2010) (with Gregg D. Polsky).
- A Judge for Justice, 43 ARIZ. ST. L.J. 57 (2011) (invited celebration essay).
- Review, Allen & Laudan's Deadly Dilemmas, JOTWELL, September 15, 2010.
- May Minors Be Retributively Punished after Panetti (and Graham)?, 23 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 62-66 (2010) (invited essay).
- Bentham on Stilts? The Bare Relevance of Subjectivity to Retributive Justice, 98 CAL. L. REV. 907-988 (2010) (with Chad Flanders).
- Rethinking Criminal Law and Family Status, 119 YALE L.J. 1864-1903 (2010) (with Ethan J. Leib and Jennifer M. Collins).
- Punitive Damages and Private Ordering Fetishism: A Reply to Professors Krauss and Owen, 158 U. PA. L. REV. PENNUMBRA 283-304 (2010).
- (When) Should Family Status Matter in the Criminal Justice System?, 13 NEW CRIM. L. REV. 151-75 (2010) (with Ethan J. Leib and Jennifer M. Collins).
- Executing Retributivism: Panetti and the Future of the Eighth Amendment, 103 NORTHWESTERN U. L. REV. 1163 (2009).
- How Should Punitive Damages Work?, 157 U. PA. L. REV. 1383 (2009).
- Voluntarism, Vulnerability, and Criminal Law: A Reply to Professors Hills and O'Hear, 88 B.U. L. REV 1449 (2008) (with Ethan J. Leib and Jennifer M. Collins).
- Retributive Damages: A Theory of Punitive Damages as Intermediate Sanction, 94 CORNELL L. REV. 239 (2009).
- Punishing Family Status, 88 B.U. L. REV 1327 (2008) (with responses by Roderick Hills and Michael O'Hear, and a reply) (with Ethan J. Leib and Jennifer M. Collins).
- Wrong Turns on the Road to Alternative Sanctions: Reflections on the Future of Shaming Punishments and Restorative Justice, 85 TEX. L. REV. 1385 (2007).
- Criminal Justice and the Challenge of Family Ties, 2007 U. ILL. L. REV. 1147 (with Jennifer M. Collins and Ethan J. Leib).
- Connectedness and Its Discontents: The Difficulties of Federalism and Criminal Law, 4 OHIO ST. J. CRIM. L. 573 (2007) (peer-reviewed); an earlier draft appeared at 155 U. PA. L. REV. P. 38 (2006).
- State, Be Not Proud: A Retributivist Defense of the Commutation of Death Row and the Abolition of the Death Penalty, 40 HARV. CR-CL L. REV. 407 (2005).
- Against Mercy, 88 MINN. L. REV. 1421 (2004).
- Are Shaming Punishments Beautifully Retributive? Retributivism and the Implications for the Alternative Sanctions Debate, 54 VANDBERBILT L. REV. 2157 (2001).
- The Justice of Amnesty? Towards A Theory of
Retributivism in Recovering States, 49 U. TORONTO L.J. 389
(1999) (peer-reviewed journal).
- Note, Can Intellectual Property Law Regulate Behavior? A
'Modest Proposal' for Weakening Unclean Hands, 113
HARV. L. REV. 1503 (2000).
- Recent Case, United States v. DeZarn, 112
HARV. L. REV. 1783 (1999).
- Review Essay, Ethics and Authority in International Law, 10
EUROPEAN J. INT'L L. 200
(1999) (peer-reviewed journal).
- Op-ed, What if Fans Could Have Paid Jeremy Lin to Stay in New York, The Atlantic, July 23, 2012 (with Howard Wasserman).
- Op-ed, Bowling, As Bail Condition, NY Times, July 13, 2012 (with Eric J. Miller).
- Op-ed, The Benefits of Free, The Forward, June 29, 2012.
- Op-ed, Playing Double Jeopardy, Slate, June 19, 2012 (with Ethan J. Leib).
- Op-ed, Fire the Bail Bondsmen, Slate, June 19, 2012 (with Eric J. Miller).
- Op-ed, Damages Control, NY Times, July 1, 2010 (with Gregg D. Polsky).
- The Duty to Rescue and the Registry for Caregivers, NY Times Freakonomics Blog, July 17, 2009.
- Sentencing Discounts for Parents? NY Times Freakonomics Blog, July 15, 2009.
- When the Fugitive is a Family Member, NY Times Freakonomics Blog, July 13, 2009.
- "Family Values" and the Law, NY Times Freakonomics Blog, July 9, 2009.
- Review, The Indispensable Berman on Booker, PrawfsBlawg, June 26, 2006.
- Essay, Redemption-Based Clemency for Stanley "Tookie" Williams: The Right Action for the Wrong Reason, Findlaw, Dec. 9, 2005.
- Essay, Innocents Lost: Who Needs David Gale When You've Got Ruben Cantu, Slate, Nov. 29, 2005, reprinted in part in Dallas Morning News, Dec. 4, 2005.
- Book Review, Summers's Hailstorm (Richard Bradley, Harvard
Rules, and Ross Gregory Douthat, Privilege), The Jerusalem
Post, Sept. 8, 2005.
- Book Review, A Woman
of Valor (Deborah E. Lipstadt's History on Trial: My Day in Court
with David Irving), The Jerusalem Post, Mar. 18, 2005.
- Book Review, The Dying Art of Advocacy (Joel Seidemann's In
the Interest of Justice: Great Opening and Closing Arguments of the Last
100 Years), The Jerusalem Post, Jan. 23, 2005.
- Humiliation is simply wrong, USA Today,
Opposing Editorial, Sept. 1, 2004
- Essay, Dirty Shame: The Ninth Circuit's dangerous endorsement
of shaming punishments, The New Republic, Aug. 17, 2004.
- Essay, Granting Patents Can Foster Crime, National Law Journal, Sept. 25, 2000.
- Review, The Impertinence of Being Earnest,
THE GLOBE AND
MAIL, Oct. 2, 1999.
- Richard Luscombe, George Zimmerman appears briefly in court, The Guardian, April 12, 2012.
- John Schwartz, Severe Charge, With a Minimum Term of 25 Years, N.Y. Times, April 11, 2012.
- Emily Bazelon, Shame on You!, Slate, February 22, 2012.
- Emily Yoffe, Brotherly Love, Slate, February 16, 2012.
- Jeff Zeleny & Richard A. Oppel, Jr., Perry Proposes Overhaul of Washington, The New York Times, November 15, 2011.
- Gary Marx & David Jackson, State Targets Relatives Who Aid Fugitives, Chicago Tribune, Nov. 11, 2011.
- Alexa Tsoulis-Reay, Is Incest a Two-Way Street?, Slate, Dec. 10, 2010.
- Marcia Coyle, On Punitive Damages, A New Stance Ahead, Nat'l Law Journal, Nov. 1, 2010.
- Dan Engber, If a Siamese Twin Commits Murder, Does His Brother Get Punished, Too?, Slate, Jan 5, 2010.
- Amir Efrati, Judges Show Leniency to Military Veterans, Stirring Debate, Wall St. Journal Law Blog, Dec. 31, 2009.
- Clyde Haberman, Is 150 Years Appropriate, or Just Silly?, New York Times, July 3, 2009.
- Ashby Jones, Go Directly to . . . Authorship? More on Judge Urbina's Odd Sentence, Wall St. Journal Law Blog, June 12, 2009.
- Clyde Haberman, Imparting Some Shame to Those Who Trade in Greed, New York Times, January 27, 2009.
- Jon Marcus, Obama exploits academe to staff his White House, Times Higher Education, January 22, 2009.
- Joe Lawlor, What's a Parent to Do? Escaped Convict Case Raises Questions, The Flint Journal, June 11, 2008.
- Shame and the Law, Weekday on NPR (audiofile), Feb. 20, 2008.
- John Faherty, Offenders' mugs posted to deter DUI, Arizona Republic, Dec. 3, 2007.
- Joana Dalila Santos, Humilhacoes, Sabado (Portugal newsweekly), June 28, 2007.
- Reymer Kluver, Schandlaufen vorm Supermarkt Wie US-Richter Straft?ter an den Pranger stellen, Sueddeutsche Zeitung (Germany), May 16, 2007, page 3.
- The Anthony Mazarelli Show, CBS Radio, May 8, 2007.
- Irina Peris, Alternative Sanctions, BBC Russia, October 27, 2006.
- Erica Grieder, Ingenious Punishments: Their Object All Sublime, The Economist, October 12, 2006.
- Howard J. Bashman, The Battle Over the Soul of Law Professor Blogs, The Legal Intelligencer, May 8, 2006.
- Jeremy Hay, Williams' Fate in Governor's Hands, The Press Democrat, December 4, 2005.
- Adam Liptak, After 24 Years on Death Row, Clemency Is Killer's Final Appeal, New York Times, A1, December 2, 2005.
- Darren Everson, No More Horsing Around, Slate, September 8, 2005.
- Jeff Stryker, Using Shame As Punishment: Have sex, get infamous, The San Francisco Chronicle, Sunday, March 13, 2005.
- Interview with Heidi Collins, American Morning, CNN, October 6, 2004.
- Interview with Bax & O?Brien, WAQY Radio, Springfield, MA, September
- Jane Eisner, Bring back the stigma that made misbehaving a no-no, The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 21, 2004.
- Richard Louv, Welcome to the Era of the Global Pillory, The San-Diego Union-Tribune, September 29, 2002.
A.B. Harvard College; Dorot-Harvard Fellow in Jerusalem; M.Phil.,
U. of Cambridge; J.D., Harvard Law School.