Analyzing Family Ties Burdens: A Framework

On October 9, 2014, Posted by , In Criminal Law, By , , With No Comments

(Dan Markel) In two previous posts, Ethan, Jennifer Collins and I identified some practices that we characterize as family ties burdens.  Here, we present a normative framework for analyzing whether such penalties or burdens can be justified.  First, we quickly explain why we adopt a defendant-centered perspective in this project….