SOC/CJS 321 – Law, Society and Social Science           Cliff Donn
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Landes and Posner, "The Economics of Presidential Pardons and Commutations," Journal of Legal Studies, V.38, n.1, January 2009

Ponzetto and Fernandez, "Case Law versus Statute Law: An Evolutionary Comparison," Journal of Legal Studies, V.37, n.2, June 2008

Wilkinson-Ryan and Baron, "The Effect of Conflicting Moral and Legal Rules on Bargaining Behavior: The Case of No-Fault Divorce," Journal of Legal Studies, V.37, n.1, January 2008

Harel and Klement, "The Economics of Stigma: Why More Detection of Crime May Result in Less Stigmatization," Journal of Legal Studies, V. 36, n.2, June 2007

Mechoulan, "Divorce Laws and the Structure of the American Family," Journal of Legal Studies, V. 35, 2006

Brinig, Jogerst, Daly, Schmuch, & Dawson, "Elder Abuse Law," Journal of Legal Studies, V.33, 2004

Donohue, "Allocating Resources among Prisons and Social Programs in the Battle Against Crime," The Journal of Legal Studies, V.27, n.1, January 1998

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Autor, Donohue, and Schwab, "The Cost of Wrongful-Discharge Laws," The Review of Economics and Statistics, V.88, n.2, May 2006

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Donohue, "Did Miranda Diminish Police Effectiveness?" Stanford Law Review, V.50, n.4, April 1998

Donohue and Wolfers, "The Death Penalty: No Evidence for Deterrence," The Economists' Voice, April 2006

Donohue, "The Final Bullet in the Body of the More Guns, Less Crime Hypothesis," Criminology and Public Policy, V.2, n.3, July 2003

Donohue and Levitt, "The Impact of Race on Policing and Arrests," Journal of Law and Economics, V.44, n.2, October 2001

Donohue and Ho, "The Impact of Damage Caps on Malpractice Claims: Randomization Inference with Difference-in-Differences," Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, V.4, n.1, March 2007

Edelman, "Legal Ambiguity and Symbolic Structures: Organizational Mediation of Civil Rights Law," The American Journal of Sociology, V.97, n.6, May 1992

Grattet, Jenness & Curry, "The Homogenization and Differentiation of Hate Crime Law in the United States, 1978 to 1995: Innovation and Diffusion in the Criminalization of Bigotry," American Sociological Review, V.63, n.2, April 1998

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Hebdon and Stern, "Do Public Sector Strike Bans Really Prevent Conflict," Industrial Relations, July 2003

Jacobs and Tope, "The Politics of Resentment in the Post-Civil Rights Era: Minority Threat, Homicide, and Ideological Voting in Congress," American Journal of Sociology, V.112, n.5, March 2007

King, Johnson and McGeever, "Demography of the Legal Profession and Racial Disparities in Sentencing," Law & Society Review, V.44, n.1, March 2010

Owens, “More Time, Less Crime?” Estimating the Incapacitative Effect of Sentence Enhancements,” The Journal of Law and Economics, V.52, n.3, August 2009

Robinson, Darley & Carlsmith, "The Ex Ante Function of the Criminal Law," Law and Society Review, V.35, 2001

Roth, "Workers' Rights in the United States ," Perspectives on Work , V.5 n.1 

Sherman, Smith, Schmidt & Rogan, "Crime, Punishment, and Stake in Conformity: Legal and Informal Control of Domestic Violence," American Sociological Review, V.57, n.5, October 1992

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Toobin, “The Solace of Oblivion: In Europe the Right to be Forgotten Trumps the Internet,” The New Yorker, September 29, 2014

Vasi and Strang, "Civil Liberty in America: The Diffusion of Municipal Bill of Rights Resolutions after the Passage of the USA PATRIOT ACT," American Journal of Sociology, V.114, n.6, May 2009