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Selected Publications


  • Locked In: The True Causes of Mass Incarceration and How to Achieve Real Reform, Hachette Book Group (2017)

  • Sentencing Law and Policy, Foundation Press (2015)

Book Chapters

  • "Gary Becker," in Pioneers of Law and Economics, edited by Joshua Wright & Lloyd Cohen (2009)

Published and Forthcoming Papers

Working Papers and Works in Progress

  • Truth in Sentencing Laws and the Limited Role of the Federal Government (working paper)

Other Publications

  • "Reform School: Five Myths About Prison Growth Dispelled." Slate, February 19, 2009.
  • "It's the Media, Not Juveniles, Who Are Delinquent: A Panic About Names." Huffington Post, February 3, 2009.