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“Realism and the rational administration of the law in Beccaria,” forthcoming in Re-Reading Beccaria, Antje du Bois-Pedain & Shachar Eldar, eds. (Cambridge 2020)

“Capital Punishment and the Owl of Minerva,” in The Handbook of Applied Ethics and Criminal Law, Larry Alexander & Kim Ferzan, eds. (Palgrave 2019).

Fairness, Accountability and Transparency: Notes on Algorithmic Decision-making in Criminal Justice,”  International Journal of Law in Context 15(2) (June 2019): 126-139.

Predicting Proportionality: the Case for Algorithmic Sentencing,” Criminal Justice Ethics 37(3) (2018): 238-261 (peer reviewed).

What is the Criminal Law For?,” Law and Philosophy 2015, DOI 10.1007/s10982-015-9247-8 (peer reviewed).

Discretion and Domination in Criminal Procedure: Reflections on Pettit,” Politics, Philosophy and Economics 2015, DOI 10.1177/1470594X15599104  (peer reviewed).

“Two Conceptions of the Criminal Law,” in The New Philosophy of Criminal Law, Chad Flanders & Zachary Hoskins, eds. (Rowman & Littlefield 2015).

Mass Incarceration and the Theory of Punishment,” Criminal Law & Philosophy 2015, DOI 10.1007/s11572-015-9378-x (peer reviewed).

Acts and Actus Reus,” in The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Law, Markus Dubber & Tatjana Hörnle, eds. 447-467 (2014)..

Equality, Assurance and Criminalization,” 27(1) Canadian Journal of Law & Jurisprudence  5-26 (2014) (peer reviewed).

Punishment and Permissibility in the Criminal Law,” 32 Law & Philosophy 729-765 (2013).

Ex Ante Fairness in Criminal Law and Procedure,” 15(2) New Criminal Law Review 277-332 (2012) (peer reviewed).

Intention and Attempt,” 4 Criminal Law & Philosophy 37 (2010) (peer reviewed).

Action and Agency in the Criminal Law,” 15 Legal Theory 1 (2009) (peer reviewed).


Review essay on Antony Duff, The Realm of Criminal Law (Oxford 2018), Jerusalem Review
of Legal Studies 18(1) (December 2018), available at

Review essay on Lindsay Farmer, Making the Modern Criminal Law (Oxford 2016), Critical Analysis of Law 4(1) (2017), available at

Review of Luis Duarte d’Almeida, Allowing for Exceptions: A Theory of Defences and Defeasibility in Law, Law and Philosophy (2016), DOI 10.1007/s10982-016-9271-3.

Comment on Joshua Kleinfeld, “Embodied Ethical Life and Criminal Law,” Harvard Law Review Forum, available at

Review of P. Pettit and C. List, Group Agency, 64(5) University of Toronto Law Journal 753-770 (2014).

Review of A. von Hirsch and A.P. Simester, Crimes, Harms, and Wrongs: On the Principles of Criminalisation, for Rutgers Criminal Law Criminal Justice Books, November 2011.