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Joseph L. Hoffmann

Faculty bibliography for Professor Hoffmann


Joseph L. Hoffmann

Harry Pratter Professor of Law 

Innocence and Federal Habeas after AEDPA: Time for the Supreme Court to Act, 24 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 300 (2012). [HeinOnline]

"Sticky Metaphors" and the Persistence of the Traditional Voluntary Manslaughter Doctrine (with Elise J. Percy & Steven J. Sherman), 44 UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF LAW REFORM 383 (2011). [HeinOnline]

Right Problem; Wrong Solution (with Nancy King), 1 CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW CIRCUIT 49 (2010).

Rethinking the Federal Role in State Criminal Justice (with Nancy J. King), 84 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 791 (2009). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Envisioning Post-Conviction Review for the 21st Century (with Nancy J. King), 78 MISSISSIPPI LAW JOURNAL 433 (2008). [HeinOnline]

The Psychology and Law of Voluntary Manslaughter: What Can Psychology Research Teach Us About the "Heat of Passion" Defense? (with S.J. Sherman), 20 JOURNAL OF BEHAVIORIAL DECISION MAKING 499 (2007).

Concluding Remarks: Symposium: Toward a Model Death Penalty Code: The Massachusetts Governor's Council Report, 80 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 113 (2005). [HeinOnline]

Protecting the Innocent: The Massachusetts Governor’s Council Report, 95 JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW & CRIMINOLOGY 561 (2005). [HeinOnline]

Response to Professors Kamin and Pokorak, 80 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 153 (2005). [HeinOnline]

Substantive Appellate Review in Capital Cases, 80 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 91 (2005). [HeinOnline]

Welcoming Remarks: Symposium: Toward a Model Death Penalty Code: The Massachusetts Governor's Council Report (with William J. Mead), 80 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 29 (2005). [HeinOnline]

The Sentencing Conundrum (with Craig Bradley), 40 TRIAL 50 (December 2004).

Revenge or Mercy? Some Thoughts About Survivor Opinion Evidence in Death Penalty Cases, 88 CORNELL LAW REVIEW 530 (2003). [HeinOnline]

Apprendi v. New Jersey: Back to the Future?, 38 AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW 255 (2001). [HeinOnline]

Be Careful What You Ask for: The 2000 Presidential Election, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the Law of Criminal Procedure (with Craig M. Bradley), 76 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 889 (2001). [HeinOnline]

A Brief Response to Liebman, Fagan, and West, 76 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 957 (2001). [HeinOnline]

The Harry Pratter Professorship Lecture: Violence and the Truth, 76 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 939 (2001). [HeinOnline]

Justices Weave Intricate Web of Habeas Corpus Decisions, 37 TRIAL 62 (Dec. 2001).

Plea Bargaining in the Shadow of Death (with Marcy L. Kahn and Steven W. Fisher), 69 FORDHAM LAW REVIEW 2313 (2001). [HeinOnline]

Substance and Procedure in Capital Cases: Why Federal Habeas Corpus Courts Should Review the Merits of Every Death Sentence, 78 TEXAS LAW REVIEW 1771 (2000). [HeinOnline]

The Death Penalty in America: Recent Developments in Law and Research, JOURNAL OF THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE CRIMINAL LAW SOCIETY IN JAPAN (1999).

Many Death Sentences, But Few Executions -- The Law and Politics of Capital Punishment in America, Amerika Ho (1999). (Special issue of JAPANESE LAW JOURNAL).

Computer Crime and the Limits of the Law, 1 INTERNATIONAL CENTER FOR COMPARATIVE LAW AND POLITICS REVIEW 41 (1998).

"Truth" and the Japanese Code of Criminal Procedure, JURISTO (1998). (Special issue of JAPANESE LAW JOURNAL).

A Tribute to the Honorable Phyllis A. Kravitch, 13 GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 353 (1997). [HeinOnline]


Federal Court Supervision of State Criminal Justice Administration (with Lauren Robel), 543 ANNALS OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL SCIENCE 154 (1996). [HeinOnline]

Justice Dando and the “Conservative” Argument for Abolition, 72 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 21 (1996). [HeinOnline]

Public Perception, Justice, and the “Search for Truth” in Criminal Cases (with Craig M. Bradley), 69 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW 1267 (1996). [HeinOnline]

The Executioners Sing28 BILL OF RIGHTS JOURNAL 19 (1995). [HeinOnline]

Where’s the Buck? Juror Misperception of Sentencing Responsibility in Death Penalty Cases, 70 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 1137 (1995). [HeinOnline]

Habeas After the Revolution (with William J. Stuntz), 1993 SUPREME COURT REVIEW 65 (1993). [HeinOnline]

Is Innocence Sufficient? An Essay on the U.S. Supreme Court’s Problems with Federal Habeas Corpus and the Death Penalty, 68 INDIANA LAW JOURNAL 817 (1993). [HeinOnline]. Reprinted in 1993-1994 SUPREME COURT PREVIEW 344 (1993-94). [HeinOnline]

Starting from Scratch: Rethinking Federal Habeas Review of Death Penalty Cases, 20 FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 133 (1992). [HeinOnline]

Retroactivity and the Great Writ: How Congress Should Respond to Teague v. Lane, 1990 BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW 183 (1990). [HeinOnline]

On the Perils of Line Drawing: Juveniles and the Death Penalty, 40 HASTINGS LAW JOURNAL 229 (1989). [HeinOnline]

The Supreme Court’s New Vision of Federal Habeas Corpus for State Prisoners, 1989 SUPREME COURT REVIEW 165 (1989). [HeinOnline]

Court Actions Contesting the Nonjudicial Foreclosure of Deeds of Trust in Washington, 59 WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW 323 (1984). [HeinOnline]