Articles Tagged MPCs

Christopher Slobogin, Introduction to the Symposium on the Model Penal Code's Sentencing Proposals

61 Fla. L. Rev. 665 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Begun in the 1950s, the drafting of the Model Penal Code (the Code) differed from the typical American Law Institute (ALI) “restatement” of the law project because it was an explicit attempt to provide a model statute that would advance doctrine and practice […]

Kevin R. Reitz, Demographic Impact Statements, O’Connor’s Warning, and the Mysteries of Prison Release: Topics from a Sentencing Reform Agenda

61 Fla. L. Rev. 683 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: Begun in the 1950s, the drafting of the Model Penal Code (the Code) differed from the typical American Law Institute (ALI) “restatement” of the law project because it was an explicit attempt to provide a model statute that would advance doctrine and practice […]

Robert Weisberg, Tragedy, Skepticism, Empirics, and the MPCS

61 Fla. L. Rev. 797 (2009) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: I argue here that an important implicit theme of the Model Penal Code: Sentencing (MPCS) Draft (Draft) is what I will call modern tragic skepticism about empirical proof in legal reform. By an admittedly somewhat stretched reading, I will infer from the Draft […]