"Plea Bargaining and the Right to the Effective Assistance of Counsel: Where the Rubber Hits the Road in Capital Cases," Cornell Legal Studies Research Paper
No. 13-01 (2013).
"Implementing (Or Nullifying) Atkins: The Impact of State Procedural Choices on Outcome in Capital Cases Where Intellectual Disability is at Issue" (with Sheri Johnson & Christopher Seeds), (forthcoming, spring 2011).
"The Delaware Death Penalty: An Empirical Study," (with Sheri Lynn Johnson,Theordore Eisenberg, Valerie P. Hans & Martin T. Wells) 97 Iowa Law Review
"Convicting Lenny: Mental Retardation, Wrongful Convictions and the Right to a Fair Trial," (with Sherri Johnson & Susan E. Millor) 56 New York Law School Law Review
"Life, Death, and Neuroimaging: The Advantages and Disadvantages of the Defense's use of Neuroimages in Capital Cases - Lessons from the Front," ( with Emily C. Paavola) 62 Mercer Law Review #3
"In Defense of Non-capital Habeas: A Response to Hoffman and King," ( with Sheri Johnson and Keir Weyle) 96 Cornell Law Review
"Unwell: Indiana v. Edwards and the Plight of Mentally Ill Pro Se Defendants" (with Morgan Clark), 21 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy 151 (2011).
"When Lightning Strikes Back:South Carolina's Return to the Unconstitutional, Standardless Capital Sentencing Regime of the Pre-Furman Era" (with Sheri L. Johnson, Emily Paavola, and Keir Weyble), 4 Charleston Law Review
"Is It Admissible: Tips for Criminal Defense Attorneys on Assessing the Admissibility of a Criminal Defendant's Statements" Part Two (with Emily Paavola), 21 South Carolina Lawyer
"Is It Admissible: Tips for Criminal Defense Attorneys on Assessing the Admissibility of a Criminal Defendant's Statements" Part One (with Emily Paavola), 21 South Carolina Lawyer
"The Dance of Death or (Almost) 'No One Here Gets out Alive': The Fourth Circuit's Capital Punishment Jurisprudence," 61 South Carolina Law Review
"A Reintroduction: Survival Skills for Post-Conviction Practice in South Carolina" (with Emily C. Paavola) 4 Charleston Law Review
"When Lightning Strikes Back: South Carolina's Return to the Unconstitutional, Standardless Capital Sentencing Regime of the Pre-Furman
Era" (with Sheri L Johnson), 4 Charleston Law Review
"An Empirical Look at Atkins v. Virginia
and its Application in Capital Cases" (with Sheri Lynn Johnson and Christopher Seeds) 76 Tennessee Law Review
"Back to a Future: Reversing Keith Simpson's Death Sentence and Making Peace with the Victim's Family Through Post-Conviction Investigation" (with Sheri Lynn Johnson), 77 UMKC Law Review
"Of Atkins and Men: Deviations from Clinical Definitions of Mental Retardation in Death Penalty Cases," (with Sheri Lynn Johnson and Christopher Seeds) 18 Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy
"Crime Labs and Prison Guards: a Comment on Melendez-Diaz
and its Potential Impact on Capital Sentencing Proceedings," (with Emily Paavola), 3 Charleston Law Review
"I Object is Not Enough - Tips for Criminal Defense Attorneys on Avoiding Procedural Default" (with Emily C. Paavola) 20 South Carolina Lawyer
"The Dilemma of the Criminal Defendant with a Prior Record- Lessons from the Wrongfully Convicted," 5 Journal of Empirical Legal Studies
"Competent Capital Representation: the Necessity of Knowing What Jurors Tell Us About Mitigation," (with Sheri Lynn Johnson and Scott Sundby), 36 Hofstra Law Review
"Every Juror Wants a Story, Story: Narrative Relevance, Third Party Guild and the Right to Present a Defense" (with Sheri Lynn Johnson and Emily C. Paavola), 44 (3) American Criminal Law Review
"'It's Like Déjà Vu All Over Again:' Williams V. Taylor, Wiggins V. Smith, Rompilla V. Beard and a (Partial) Return to the Guidelines Approach to the Effective Assistance of Counsel," (with Stacey Neumann), 34 American Journal of Criminal Law 127 (2007).
"Reliability Matters: Reassociating Bagley
Prejudice, and Cumulative Harmless Error," (with Christopher Seeds), 95 Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology
"AEDPA: The 'Hype' and the 'Bite'," 91 Cornell Law Review
"Education and Interrogation: Comparing Brown
" (with Sheri Lynn Johnson and Ross Feldmann), 90 Cornell Law Review
"Killing the Willing: 'Volunteers,' Suicide and Competency," 103 Michigan Law Review
"Twenty-Five Years of Death: A Report of the Cornell Death Penalty Project on the ‘Modern Era’ of Capital Punishment," 54 South Carolina Law Review
"Amicus Brief in People v. Harris
, 2002 WL 1461372 (NY, June 9, 2002)" (with 18 law school professors), 27 New York University Review of Law and Social Change
"Killing the Non-Willing: Atkins,
the Volitionally Incapacitated, and the Death Penalty" (with Sheri Lynn Johnson), 55 South Carolina Law Review
"Capital Cases Part 2: Principles of Developing and Presenting Evidence of Mental Retardation" (with Patricia Blume Leonard), 26 The Champion
33 (June 2002).
"Capital Cases Part 1: Principles of Developing and Presenting Evidence of Mental Retardation" (with Patricia Blume Leonard), 26 Champion
58 (May 2002).
"Probing Life Qualification Through Expanded Voir Dire," (with Sheri Lynn Johnson and A. Brian Threlkeld), 29 Hofstra Law Review
"Ten Years of Payne
: Victim Impact Evidence in Capital Cases," 88 Cornell Law Review
"Future Dangerousness in Capital Cases: Always 'At Issue'," (with Stephen P. Garvey and Sheri Lynn Johnson), 86 Cornell Law Review
"Capital Cases: Principles of Developing and Presenting Mental Health Evidence in Criminal Cases," (with Pamela Blume Leonard), 24 Champion
63 (November 2000).
"Capital Cases: Avoiding or Challenging a Diagnosis of Antisocial Personality Disorder" (with David P. Voisin), 24 Champion
69 (April 2000).
"Don't Take His Eye, Don't Take His Tooth, and Don't Cast the First Stone: Limiting Religious Arguments in Capital Cases" (with Sheri Lynn Johnson) 9 William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal
"The Fourth Circuit's Double-Edged Sword: Eviscerating the Right to Present Mitigating Evidence and Beheading the Right to Assistance of Counsel" (with Sheri Lynn Johnson), 58 Maryland Law Review
"Judicial Politics, Death Penalty Appeals, and Case Selection: An Empirical Study" (with Theodore Eisenberg), 72 Southern California Law Review
"Death by Default: State Procedural Default Doctrine in Capital Cases" (with Pamela A. Wilkins), 50 South Carolina Law Review
"Post-McCleskey Racial Discrimination Claims in Capital Cases" (with Theodore Eisenberg and Sheri Lynn Johnson), 83 Cornell Law Review
: Then and Now, Part I" (with Elizabeth Piliavin), 10 South Carolina Lawyer
20 (Sept/Oct 1998).
: Then and Now, Part II" (with Elizabeth Piliavin), 10 South Carolina Lawyer
20 (Nov/Dec 1998).
"An Introduction to Federal Habeas Corpus Practice and Procedure" (with David P. Voisin), 47 South Carolina Law Review
"An Introduction to Post-Conviction Remedies, Practice, and Procedure in South Carolina," 45 South Carolina Law Review
"Harmless Error in Federal Habeas Corpus After Brecht v. Abrahamson
" (with Stephen P. Garvey), 35 William and Mary Law Review
"Understanding Teague v. Lane
" (with William Pratt), 18 New York University Review of Law and Social Change
"The Changing Face of Retroactivity" (with William Pratt), 58 University of Missouri-Kansas City Law Review
"Racial Discrimination in the State’s Use of its Peremptory Challenges: The Application of the Supreme Court’s decision in Batson v. Kentucky
in South Carolina," 40 South Carolina Law Review
"Sentencing the Mentally Retarded to Death: An Eighth Amendment Analysis" (with David Bruck), 41 Arkansas Law Review
"Deadly Force in Memphis: Garner v. Tennessee
," 15 Cumberland Law Review