Works in Progress
Articles and Essays
- The Story of Ewing: Three Strikes Laws and the Limits of the Eighth Amendment Proportionality Review, in Criminal Law Stories 427-463 (Donna Coker & Robert Weisberg eds., 2013)
- Is Now the Time for Major Federal Sentencing Reform?, 24 Federal Sentencing Reporter 382-386 (2012)
- What Are the Rules if Everybody Wants to Play: Multiple Federal and State Prosecutors Acting as Regulators, in Prosecutors In the Boardroom: Using Criminal Law to Regulate Corporate Conduct 202-225 (Anthony S. Barkow & Rachel E. Barkow eds., 2011)
- An Honest Services Debate, 8 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 251-272 (2010)
- Enlisting and Deploying Federal Grand Juries in the War on Terrorism, in Grand Jury 2.0: Modern Perspectives on the Grand Jury 3-24 (Roger A. Fairfax, Jr. ed., 2010) (with James E. Felman)
- A Response to the Critics of Corporate Criminal Liability, 46 American Criminal Law Review 1481-1505 (2009)
- Rethinking the Identity and Role of United States Attorneys, 6 Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law 369-439 (2009)
- You've Come a Long Way, Baby: Two Waves of Juvenile Justice Reforms as Seen from Jena, Louisiana, 44 Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review 511-545 (2009)
- In Appreciation: Katharine T. Bartlett, 56 Duke Law Journal i-xii (2007) (with others)
- Is Corporate Criminal Liability Unique?, 44 American Criminal Law Review 1503-1535 (2007)
- The Fifth Amendment and the Grand Jury, 22 Criminal Justice 4-8 (Spring 2007) (with James E. Felman)
- Was He Guilty as Charged? An Alternative Narrative Based on the Circumstantial Evidence From 12 Angry Men, 82 Chicago-Kent Law Review 691-710 (2007) (with Neil Vidmar, Erwin Chemerinsky & James E. Coleman, Jr.)
- The News Media's Influence on Criminal Justice Policy: How Market Driven News Promotes Punitiveness, 48 William & Mary Law Review 397-418 (2006)
- The Many Faces of Overcriminalization: From Morals and Mattress Tags to Overfederalization, 54 American University Law Review 747-780 (2005)
- What Developments in Western Europe Tell Us About American Critiques of Corporate Criminal Liability, 8 Buffalo Criminal Law Review 89-163 (2004) (with Adam G. Safwat)
- Governmental and Academic Integrity at Home and Abroad, 72 Fordham Law Review 405-414 (2003).
- Still Tough on Crime? Prospects for Restorative Justice in the United States, 2003 Utah Law Review 413-437.
- The Unintended Consequences of Enhancing Gun Penalties, in Guns, Crime, and Punishment in America 343-359 (Bernard E. Harcourt ed., 2003).
- Assessing the USA Patriot Act's Changes to Grand Jury Secrecy, 17 Criminal Justice 42-50 (Summer 2002) (with James E. Felman)
- Federal Criminal Jurisdiction; Mail: Federal Mail Fraud Act; and Sentencing: Procedural Protections, in Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice 694, 985, 1453 (Joshua Dressler ed., 2d ed. 2002).
- The Consequences of Enlisting Federal Grand Juries in the War on Terrorism: Assessing the Patriot Act's Changes to Grand Jury Secrecy, 25 Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy 699-720 (2002) (with James E. Felman).
- The Unintended Consequences of Enhancing Gun Penalties: Shooting Down the Commerce Clause and Arming Federal Prosecutors, 51 Duke Law Journal 1641-1681 (2002).
- Comparing the Scope of the Federal Government's Authority to Prosecute Federal Corruption and State Corruption: Some Surprising Conclusions and a Proposal, 51 Hastings Law Journal 699-722 (2000).
- Federalizing Hate Crimes: Symbolic Politics, Expressive Law, or Tool for Criminal Enforcement?, 80 Boston University Law Review 1227-1281 (2000).
- Should We Rush to Reform the Criminal Jury? Consider Conviction Rate Data, 80 Judicature 286-290 (1997) (with Neil Vidmar & others).
- What's Law Got to Do with It?: The Political, Social, Psychological and Other Non-Legal Factors Influencing the Development of (Federal) Criminal Law, 1 Buffalo Criminal Law Review 23-66 (1997).
- Federalizing Crime: Assessing the Impact on the Federal Courts, 543 Annals of the American Academy of Political & Social Science 39-51 (1996).
- Law's Emperor, 74 Texas Law Review 1201-1204 (1996).
- Revenge for the Condemned, 94 Michigan Law Review 1622-1659 (1996) (with Paul H. Haagen).
- Reporter's Draft for Working Group on Principles to Use When Considering the Federalization of Criminal Law, 46 Hastings Law Journal 1277-1304 (1995).
- Too Many and Yet Too Few: New Principles to Define the Proper Limits for Federal Criminal Jurisdiction, 46 Hastings Law.Journal 979-1018 (1995).
- New Reno Bluesheet: A Little More Candor Regarding Prosecutorial Discretion, The, 6 Federal Sentencing Reporter 310-312 (1994).
- Prior Similar Acts in Prosecutions for Rape and Child Sex Abuse, 4 Criminal Law Forum 307-325 (1993).
- Procedural Issues Raised by Guidelines Sentencing: the Constitutional Significance of the "Elements of the Sentence", 34 William & Mary Law Review 147-162 (1993).
- Grand Jury, in Encyclopedia of the American Constitution 245 (Leonard W. Levy et al. eds., Supp. I 1991).
- Wade H. McCree, Jr., 86 Michigan Law Review 217-220 (1987).
- Reconsidering Supervisory Power in Criminal Cases: Constitutional and Statutory Limits on the Authority of the Federal Courts, 84 Columbia Law Review 1433-1522 (1984).
- Integrating Statistical Evidence and Legal Theory to Challenge the Selection of Grand and Petit Jurors, 46 Law and Contemporary Problems 269-281 (Fall 1983)
- Book Review, 32 Journal of Legal Education 646-649 (1982) (reviewing Charles H. Whitebread, Criminal Procedure: An Analysis of Constitutional Cases and Concepts (1980))
- Note, Self-Incrimination: Privilege, Immunity and Comment in Bar Disciplinary Proceedings, 72 Michigan Law Review 84-117 (1973).
Newspaper Articles and Commentary
- The Conflict Between Federalizing Crime and Sentencing Reform, Defender's Advocate, Winter 2000, at 1.
- Drugging the Federal Courts, Duke Law Magazine, Winter 1991, at 4.
- Get Drug Cases Out of Federal Court, Wall Street Journal, February 8, 1990, at A16