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Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
  • Feb 26

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California

    Encouraging recidivism realities after three-strikes reform in California
    This new New York Times article, headlined "California Convicts Are Out of Prison After Third Strike, and Staying Out," reports on some good post-sentencing-reform news from the West Coast. Here are excerpts: Mr. Taylor, 58, is one…
  • Feb 26

    US Sentencing Commission released report on LWOP sentences in federal system

    US Sentencing Commission released report on LWOP sentences in federal system
    I am intrigued and pleased to see that today the US Sentencing Commission has released this effective (reader-friendly) new report titled "Life Sentences in the Federal System." The entire 20-page report is a must read for anyone…
  • Feb 26

    "Can life in prison be worse than death" ... for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?

    "Can life in prison be worse than death" ... for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev?
    The title of this post is the headline of this notable article discussing the current (and certain future) prison realities for the Boston marathon bomber. Here are excerpts: What’s worse – being sentenced to be executed or to spend…
Rank this Week: 66

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Feb 26

    CFP: Trade, Law and Development

    CFP: Trade, Law and Development
    Trade, Law and Development (TL&D) is requesting submissions for its Winter 2015 issue of the journal. Submissions may pertain to any are within the purview of international economic law. The...
  • Feb 26

    Tribal Law & Government Conference–Lawrence, KS

    Tribal Law & Government Conference–Lawrence, KS
    The University of Kansas Tribal Law & Government Center presents the 19th Annual Tribal Law & Government Conference, The Future of Indian Education, March 13, 2015.
  • Feb 26

    Call for Papers: The Top Ten Rankings of the Supreme Court

    Call for Papers: The Top Ten Rankings of the Supreme Court
    The Green Bag is requesting submissions for its fourth micro-symposium, to be published in the Green Bag and the Journal of Law. The theme is “The Top Ten Rankings of...
Rank this Week: 111

ADR Prof Blog

ADR Prof Blog

By Andrea Schneider, Michael Moffitt, Sarah Cole, Art Hinshaw, Jill Gross, Cynthia Alkon, Paul Kirgis and Jennifer Reynolds.

http://www.indisputably.org
  • Feb 25

    Minimizing Unnecessary Violence in Litigation and Other Dispute Resolution Processe

    Minimizing Unnecessary Violence in Litigation and Other Dispute Resolution Processe
    Jen wrote a comment about my post, which built on Prof. Vincent Cardi’s new article, “Litigation as Violence,” describing some effects of “violence” even from non-physical acts. She wrote: We in ADR should not…
  • Feb 22

    Alfini on Judge Richard Enslen

    Alfini on Judge Richard Enslen
    FOI Jim Alfini (South Texas) sends this follow up to his announcement of Judge Enslen’s death on the list serv last week. This past week, we lost a pioneer in the modern ADR movement. Judge Richard Enslen passed away at the age of 83.…
  • Feb 22

    The Conflict Paradox

    The Conflict Paradox
    I am happy to post this letter from Bernie Mayer announcing his new book.  Having read and reviewed the book, I can only repeat what I said before: I LOVE it! Dear Friends and Colleagues:   I am pleased to announce that my new…
Rank this Week: 1156

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By the Moritz College of Law.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/electionlaw/
Rank this Week: 826

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Marijuana Law, Policy & Reform

Edited by Douglas A. Berman.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/marijuana_law/
Rank this Week: 2211

Law School Innovation

Law School Innovation

Covers teaching, curriculum, and classroom technology. Edited by Professors Douglas A. Berman, Anupam Chander, Gene Koo and Mark W. Osler.

http://lsi.typepad.com/lsi/
  • Sep 3

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."

    "Tech skills are the key to law students’ future employment ..."
    Though I have not blogged in this space for a very long time, my own long history here of discussing how I think technologies should be at the center of law school innovation prompted me to want to blog about...
  • Oct 20

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget

    Unkind Cuts: Shrinking the law school budget
    Legal education is under strain: Fewer people are applying to law school, and those who apply are less qualified. One result of this dynamic is that law schools are admitting fewer students, in order to keep qualifications up, but that...
  • Sep 19

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable

    Mentoring-- innovative, practical, and achievable
    One of the things we do well here at St. Thomas is establish mentor relationships for our students with lawyers in the community-- every student has a mentor. Neil Hamilton and Verna Monson have done some significant and important work...
Rank this Week: 2485

Equal Vote

Equal Vote

Information and insight on the laws governing federal, state and local elections. By Michael E. Moritz College of Law Professor Dan Tokaji.

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/blogs/tokaji/
  • Dec 18

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform
    The Ohio legislature yesterday approved a bill (SB 380) that would eliminate the window for early registration and absentee voting, among other things.
  • Nov 7

    Reforming Registration

    Reforming Registration
    On Monday, I identified four problem areas to watch out for on Election Day: 1) lines at the polls, 2) voting equipment, 3) voter registration lists, and 4) provisional and absentee ballots. While machine breakdowns and polling place lines…
  • Nov 4

    What We Don't Know

    What We Don't Know
    We now know that Barack Obama will be the 44th President of the United States of America. In the enormity of this moment in American history, the gritty details of election administration, upon which my Moritz colleagues and I spend so much…
Rank this Week: 2599

Equal Vote: Election Law @ Mortiz

Equal Vote: Election Law @ Mortiz

Covers election reform, the Voting Rights Act, the Help America Vote Act, and related topics. Special attention to the voting rights of people of color, non-English proficient citizens, and people with disabilities. Publsihed by Dan Tokaji at Moritz Colle

http://moritzlaw.osu.edu/blogs/tokaji/
  • Dec 18

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform

    The Wrong Approach to Election Reform
    The Ohio legislature yesterday approved a bill (SB 380) that would eliminate the window for early registration and absentee voting, among other things.
  • Nov 7

    Reforming Registration

    Reforming Registration
    On Monday, I identified four problem areas to watch out for on Election Day: 1) lines at the polls, 2) voting equipment, 3) voter registration lists, and 4) provisional and absentee ballots. While machine breakdowns and polling place lines…
  • Nov 4

    What We Don't Know

    What We Don't Know
    We now know that Barack Obama will be the 44th President of the United States of America. In the enormity of this moment in American history, the gritty details of election administration, upon which my Moritz colleagues and I spend so much…
Rank this Week: 1646