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RONALD J. ALLEN

2017

Books and other Monographs

August 2017

  • COMPREHENSIVE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 4th ed. (2016) (Co-authored by: William J. Stuntz, Joseph L. Hoffman, Debra A. Livingston, Andrew D. Leipold, & Tracey L. Meares).

Contributions to Books etc.

August 2017

Newspaper Articles

August 2017

Periodical Articles

July 2017

SSRN

October 2017

2016

Periodical Articles

May 2016

  • The Hearsay Rule as a Rule of Admission Revisited in 84 FORDHAM LAW REVIEW 1395 (2016).

2015

Periodical Articles

June 2015

  • Reforming the Law of Evidence of Tanzania (Part Three): The Foundations of the Law of Evidence and Their Implications for Developing Countries in 33 BOSTON UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 283 (2015).
  • A Proposed Evidence Law in 33 BOSTON UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 359 (2015).

February 2015

  • Ignoring Issues of Morality or Convicting the Innocent: Is Capital Punishment a Good Idea or a Bad Idea? in 47 TEXAS TECH LAW REVIEW 199 (2014).

2014

Periodical Articles

March 2014

  • Complexity, the Generation of Legal Knowledge, and the Future of Litigation in 60 UCLA LAW REVIEW 1384 (2013).

February 2014

  • The Gravitational Pull of Miranda’s Blackhole: The Curious Case of J.D.B. v. North Carolina in 46 TEXAS TECH LAW REVIEW 143-155 (2013).

2013

Contributions to Books etc.

June 2013

  • The Conceptual Challenge of Expert Evidence in Derecho Probatorio Contemporáneo: Prueba Científica y Ténicas Forenses (Contemporary Law of Evidence: Scientific Proof and Forensic Techniques), edited by Leonardo David López Escobar (2012) at Page 215.
  • Standards of Proof and the Limits of Legal Analysis, to be published in Spanish as: Los estándares de prueba y los límites del análisis jurídico in Estándares de prueba y prueba científica. Ensayos de epistemología jurídica, edited by Carmen Vázquez (Marcial Pons. 2013) at Pages 41-64.

Periodical Articles

November 2013

  • Evidence, Probability, and the Burden of Proof in 55 ARIZONA LAW REVIEW 557-602 (2013) (Co-authored by: Alex Stein).

October 2013

  • Complexity, the Generation of Legal Knowledge, and the Future of Litigation in 60 UCLA LAW REVIEW 1384-1411 (2013).

June 2013

  • Reforming the Law of Evidence of Tanzania (Part II): Conceptual Overview and Practical Steps in 32 BOSTON UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 1-54 (2013) (Co-authored by: Timothy Frye, Jess Notebaert & Jeff VanDam).
  • Burdens of Proof in 23 EVIDENCE SCIENCE No. 5 (2012) published in English and Mandarin.
  • American Exclusionary Rule(s) in 20 EVIDENCE SCIENCE 112-121, 122-128 (2012) Published in English and Mandarin.
  • Difficulties with Exclusionary Rules in 24 EVIDENCE SCIENCE No. 6 (2012).
  • Taming Complexity: Rationality, the Law of Evidence and the Nature of the Legal System in 12 LAW, PROBABILITY & RISK 99-113 (2013).

May 2013

  • Reforming the Law of Evidence of Tanzania (Part I): The Social and Legal Challenges in 31 BOSTON UNIVERSITY INTERNATIONAL LAW JOURNAL 217-266 (2013) (Co-authored by: Timothy Fry, Jessica Notebaert, and Jeff VanDam).

SSRN

May 2013

2012

Books and other Monographs

April 2012

  • Evidence: Text, Problems, and Cases, 5th edition (Wolters Kluwer Law & Business 2011).

Periodical Articles

July 2012

  • How to Think About Errors, Costs, and Their Allocation in 64 FLORIDA LAW REVIEW 885-894 (2012).

2011

Books and other Monographs

August 2011

  • Comprehensive Criminal Procedure, 3rd edition (Wolters Kluwer 2011) (Co-authored by: William J. Stuntz, Joseph L. Hoffmann, Debra A. Livingston, and Andrew D. Leipold).

Periodical Articles

December 2011

  • Rationality and the Taming of Complexity in 62 ALABAMA LAW REVIEW 1047-1068 (2011).
  • Deadly Dilemmas III: Some Kind Words for Preventive Detention in 101 J. CRIM. L. CRIM. 781-802 (2011) (Co-authored by: Larry Laudan).
  • To Tow or Not to Tow: The Deterrence Effect of a Municipal Ordinance in 47 CRIM. L. BULLETIN 410-437 (2011) (Co-authored by: Alexia Marks).

May 2011

  • The Devastating Impact of Prior Crimes Evidence and Other Myths of the Criminal Justice Process in 101 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW & CRIMINOLOGY 493-527 (2011) (Co-authored by: Larry Laudan).

January 2011

  • Opening Remarks: Centennial Symposium: A Century of Criminal Justice in 100 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW & CRIMINOLOGY 635-642 (2010).
  • Daubert and Its Discontents in 76 BROOKLYN LAW REVIEW 131-166 (2010) (Co-authored by: Esfand Nafisi).

2010

Periodical Articles

February 2010

  • Deadly Dilemmas II: Bail and Crime in 85 CHICAGO-KENT LAW REVIEW 23-42 (2010) (Co-authored by: Larry Laudan).

2009

Contributions to Books etc.

March 2009

  • Utility and Truth in the Scholarship of Mirjan Damaška in Crime, Procedure and Evidence in a Comparative and International Context: Essays in Honour of Professor Mirjan Damaška, edited by John Jackson, Máximo Langer, and Peter Tillers (Hart Publishing 2008) at Pages 329-350 (Co-authored by: Georgia N. Alexakis).

Periodical Articles

April 2009

  • From the Enlightenment to Crawford to Holmes: Address at the Association of American Law Schools Evidence Conference in 39 SETON HALL LAW REVIEW 1-16 (2009).

March 2009

  • Theorizing About Self-Incrimination in 30 CARDOZO LAW REVIEW 729-750 (2008).

2008

Periodical Articles

June 2008

  • Originalism and Criminal Law and Procedure in 11 CHAPMAN LAW REVIEW 277-306 (2008) (Co-authored by: Carol Steiker, Craig S. Lerner, Hon. Christopher A. Wray, and Hon. Edith Brown Clement ).

February 2008

  • Moral Choices, Moral Truth, and the Eighth Amendment in 31 HARVARD JOURNAL OF LAW & PUBLIC POLICY 25-34 (2008).

2007

Periodical Articles

December 2007

  • The Misguided Defenses of Miranda v. Arizona in 5 OHIO STATE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW 205-214 (2007).

November 2007

  • Probability, Explanation and Inference: A Reply in 11 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE & PROOF 307-317 (2007) (Co-authored by: Michael S. Pardo ).

August 2007

  • An External Perspective on the Nature of Noneconomic Compensatory Damages and their Regulation in 56 DEPAUL LAW REVIEW 1249 (2007) (Co-authored by: Alexia Brunet, and Susan Spies Roth ).

July 2007

  • The Judicial Treatment of Non-Economic Compensatory Damages in the Nineteenth Century in 4 JOURNAL OF EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES 365-399 (2007) (Co-authored by: Alexia Brunet ).

June 2007

  • The Problematic Value of Mathematical Models of Evidence in 36 JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES 107-140 (2007) (Co-authored by: Michael S. Pardo ).

2006

Books and other Monographs

September 2006

  • Evidence: Text, Problems, and Cases, 4th edition (Aspen Publishers 2006) (Co-authored by: Richard B. Kuhns, Eleanor Swift, and David S. Schwartz ).

Periodical Articles

December 2006

  • Clark v. Arizona: Much (Confused) Ado About Nothing in 4 OHIO STATE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW 135-141 (2006).

January 2006

  • Miranda’s Hollow Core in 100 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 71-85 (2006).

2005

Books and other Monographs

August 2005

  • Comprehensive Criminal Procedure, 2nd edition (Aspen Publishers 2005) (Co-authored by: Joseph L. Hoffmann, Debra A Livingston, and William J. Stuntz).

March 2005

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Right to Counsel (Aspen Publishers 2005) (Co-authored by: Joseph L. Hoffmann, Debra A. Livingston, and William J. Stuntz).

Newspaper Articles

December 2005

  • Deconstructing the Conflict of Powers in CHICAGO TRIBUNE (December 25, 2005).

Periodical Articles

November 2005

  • From Winship to Apprendi to Booker: Constitutional Command or Constitutional Blunder? in 58 STANFORD LAW REVIEW 195-216 (2005) (Co-authored by: Ethan A. Hastert).

June 2005

  • Further Reflections on the Guillotine in 95 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW & CRIMINOLOGY 625-636 (2005) (Co-authored by: Amy Shavell).

February 2005

  • In Praise of Yale Kamisar in 2 OHIO STATE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW 9-28 (2004).

January 2005

  • The Future of American Sentencing: A National Roundtable on Blakely in 17 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 115-133 (2004).

2004

Periodical Articles

April 2004

  • The Error of Expected Loss Minimization in 2 LAW, PROBABILITY & RISK 1-7 (2003).
  • The Self-Incrimination Clause Explained and Its Future Predicted in 94 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW & CRIMINOLOGY 243-293 (2004) (Co-authored by: M. Kristin Mace).

2003

Periodical Articles

November 2003

  • Expertise and the Supreme Court: What Is the Problem? in 34 SETON HALL LAW REVIEW 1-13 (2003).
  • The Myth of the Law-Fact Distinction in 97 NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 1769-1807 (2003) (Co-authored by: Michael S. Pardo).

August 2003

  • Facts in Law and Facts of Law in 7 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE & PROOF 153-171 (2003) (Co-authored by: Michael S. Pardo).

February 2003

  • The Juridical Management of Factual Uncertainty in 7 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE & PROOF 1-30 (2003) (Co-authored by: Craig R. Callen).

2002

Periodical Articles

September 2002

  • Legal Phenomena, Knowledge, and Theory: A Cautionary Tale of Hedgehogs and Foxes in 77 CHICAGO-KENT LAW REVIEW 683-734 (2002) (Co-authored by: Ross M. Rosenberg).

January 2002

  • Naturalized Epistemology and the Law of Evidence in 87 VIRGINIA LAW REVIEW 1491-1550 (2001).

2001

Contributions to Books etc.

April 2001

  • Foreword in The Judicial Role in Criminal Proceedings, edited by Sean Doran and John D. Jackson (Hart Publishing 2000) .

Periodical Articles

October 2001

  • Common Sense, Rationality, and the Legal Process in 22 CARDOZO LAW REVIEW 1417-1431 (2001) .

April 2001

  • Professor Israel, the Due Process Clause, and the Lessons of History in 45 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 467-476 (2001) .

2000

Periodical Articles

November 2000

  • Clarifying the Burden of Persuasion and Bayesian Decision Rules: A Response to Professor Kaye in 4 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE AND PROOF 246-259 (2000) .

October 2000

  • Two Aspects of Law and Theory in 37 SAN DIEGO LAW REVIEW 743-752 (2000) .

May 2000

  • Clarifying Entrapment in 89 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY 407-431 (1999) (Co-authored by: Melissa Luttrell, and Anne Kreeger) .

March 2000

  • Tribute to Fred Inbau in 89 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY 1271-1276 (1999) .

1999

Periodical Articles

February 1999

  • Truth and Its Rivals in 49 HASTINGS LAW JOURNAL 309-319 (1998).
  • The Fourth Amendment and the Limits of theory: Local versus General Theoretical Knowledge in 72 ST. JOHN'S LAW REVIEW 1149-1202 (1998) (Co-authored by: Ross M. Rosenberg).