Essays - University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online
The University of Pennsylvania Law Review Online first began publishing essays in October 2010. Scholars interested in contributing essays to Penn Law Review Online should visit our Submissions page. We prefer Essays that do not exceed 4,500 words within the main text, and 2,000 words within the footnotes.




Prescriptive Jurisdiction, Adjudicative Jurisdiction, and the Ministerial Exemption

Howard M. Wasserman
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 289 (2012)


The Hurricane Katrina Levee Breach Litigation: Getting the First Geoengineering Liability Case Right

Edward P. Richards
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 267 (2012)


Prison Reform in the Pennsylvania Legislature

Stewart Greenleaf
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 179 (2011)


United States v. Booker: System Failure or System Fix?

Bobby Scott
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 195 (2011)


From The Practitioner's Perch: How Mandatory Minimum Sentences And The Prosecution's Unfettered Control Over Sentence Reductions For Cooperation Subvert Justice And Exacerbate Racial Disparity

Norman L. Reimer and Lisa M. Wayne
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 159 (2011)


“Losing Ground”—In Search Of A Remedy For The Over Emphasis On Loss And Other Culpability Factors In The Sentencing Guidelines For Fraud And Theft

David Debold and Matthew Benjamin
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 141 (2011)


Problem-Solving Courts and the Psycholegal Error

Morris B. Hoffman
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 129 (2011)


The Collateral Consequences of Padilla v. Kentucky: Is Forgiveness Now Constitutionally Required?

Margaret Colgate Love
160 U. Pa. L. Rev. PENNumbra 113 (2011)