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New Criminal Law Review (2020) 23 (1): 60–73.
Published: 01 February 2020
... law criminal procedure restorative justice punishment sentencing localism EQUALITY IN MULTI -DOOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE Richard A. Bierschbach* As contemporary criminal justice practices have grown more varied, the equality concerns they raise have grown more nuanced and complex. This essay...
New Criminal Law Review (2020) 23 (1): 74–112.
Published: 01 February 2020
... and civic rights. It also addresses reintegration’s important role in ameliorating the racial scars of American criminal punishment. © 2020 by The Regents of the University of California 2020 reintegration rehabilitation rights race republican theory punishment sentencing citizenship...
New Criminal Law Review (2019) 22 (2): 164–199.
Published: 01 May 2019
...Mwiza Jo Nkhata In 2007, the High Court of Malawi, sitting as a constitutional court, declared that the mandatory sentence of death for murder was unconstitutional. At the time of the High Court’s invalidation of the mandatory death penalty, Malawi’s prisons had over 190 prisoners serving their...
New Criminal Law Review (2017) 20 (4): 616–663.
Published: 01 November 2017
...Seth Mayer; F. Italia Patti There is broad agreement that the American criminal sentencing system is deeply flawed, yet current theoretical frameworks for sentencing have failed to offer a way forward for reform. These frameworks have not faced up to political disagreement over sentencing. Instead...
New Criminal Law Review (2017) 20 (3): 506–533.
Published: 01 August 2017
...Kevin Kwok-yin Cheng Despite the significant role that aggravating and mitigating factors play in sentencing outcomes, they have been neglected by both policy and research. The purpose of this study is to examine the influence of culture—which has been deemed to be an “elusive” influence—in the...
New Criminal Law Review (2017) 20 (1): 66–95.
Published: 01 February 2017
...Emma Kaufman Repatriation treaties permit noncitizens convicted of crimes in the United States to serve their sentences abroad. The reach of these treaties is vast: together, they provide for the transfer of tens of thousands of prisoners in American custody. In practice, however, repatriation is...
New Criminal Law Review (2016) 19 (3): 437–472.
Published: 01 August 2016
... of punishment in doubt. Systems for quantifying punishment, such as proportionality and sentencing guidelines, only lend an appearance of knowledge to penalization. They are not true epistemological arguments. Although social norms may at first seem to provide the bases of the requisite knowledge...
New Criminal Law Review (2015) 18 (2): 214–272.
Published: 01 May 2015
...Jacob Schuman The United States Sentencing Guidelines place little emphasis on probability. Instead, the Guidelines recommend a sentence in each case based only on whether certain facts about the offender’s crime exceed a “threshold” level of likelihood. Guidelines sentences therefore fail to...
New Criminal Law Review (2012) 15 (4): 465–510.
Published: 01 October 2012
... . 2012 theory of punishment rehabilitation incapacitation deterrence retribution sentencing broken window policing homeless/ness CR IMES OF MISERY AND THEOR IES OF PUN ISHMENT John B. Mitchell* Increasingly, one sees the homeless on the streets, alleys, and doorways of the com- mercial...
New Criminal Law Review (2012) 15 (2): 277–332.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Vincent Chiao In Furman v. Georgia , the United States Supreme Court announced that it would not tolerate a capital sentencing regime that imposed death sentences in a seriously arbitrary fashion. The question I ask in this paper is whether we should in fact object to arbitrariness in punishment...