Articles, Essays, and Book Reviews


Joshua Dressler, Miranda v. Arizona: Be Grateful for Small Favors, 50 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 51 (2017).
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Joshua Dressler, Rethinking Criminal Homicide Statutes: Giving Juries More Discretion, 47 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 89 (2014).
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Joshua Dressler, Feminist (or “Feminist”) Reform of Self-Defense Law: Some Critical Reflections, 93 Marq. L. Rev. 1475 (2010).
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Joshua Dressler, Some Very Modest Reflections on Excusing Criminal Wrongdoers, 42 Tex. Tech L. Rev. 247 (2009).
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Joshua Dressler, Reforming Complicity Law: Trivial Assistance as a Lesser Offense?, 5 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 427 (2008).
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Joshua Dressler, Commentary, Battered Women, Sleeping Abusers: Some Reflections, 3 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 457 (2006).
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Joshua Dressler, The Wisdom and Morality of Present-Day Sentencing, 38 Akron L. Rev. 853 (2005).
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Joshua Dressler, Criminal Law, Moral Theory, and Feminism: Some Reflections on the Subject and on the Fun (and Value) of Courting Controversy, 48 St. Louis U. L.J. 1143 (2004).
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Joshua Dressler, The Model Penal Code: Is it Like a Classic Movie in Need of a Remake?, 1 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 157 (2003).
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Joshua Dressler, Essay, Why Keep the Provocation Defense?: Some Reflections on a Difficult Subject, 86 Minn. L. Rev. 959 (2002).
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Joshua Dressler, Joseph Grano: Not Quite a Closet Liberal, 46 Wayne L. Rev. 1223 (2000).
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Joshua Dressler, Does One Mens Rea Fit All?: Thoughts on Alexander’s Unified Conception of Criminal Culpability, 88 Cal. L. Rev. 955 (2000).
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Joshua Dressler, Some Brief Thoughts (Mostly Negative) About “Bad Samaritan” Laws, 40 Santa Clara L. Rev. 971 (2000).
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Joshua Dressler, Death Duty: A Somewhat Modest Proposal to Bring Executions to the People, 2 Green Bag 2d 345 (1999).
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Joshua Dressler, Kent Greenawalt, Criminal Responsibility, and the Supreme Court: How a Moderate Scholar Can Appear Immoderate Thirty Years Later, 74 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1507 (1999).
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Joshua Dressler, Where We Have Been and Where We Might Be Going: Some Cautionary Reflections on Rape Law Reform, 46 Clev. St. L. Rev. 409 (1998).
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Joshua Dressler, Battered Women, Sleeping Abusers, and Criminal Responsibility, 2 Chi. Pol'y Rev. 1 (1997).
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Joshua Dressler, Commentary, When “Heterosexual” Men Kill “Homosexual” Men: Reflections on Provocation Law, Sexual Advances, and the “Reasonable Man” Standard, 85 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 726 (1995).
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Joshua Dressler, Hating Criminals: How Can Something that Feels So Good Be Wrong? (reviewing Forgiveness and Mercy by Jeffrie G. Murphy & Jean Hampton), 88 Mich. L. Rev. 1448 (1990).
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Joshua Dressler, Exegesis of the Law of Duress: Justifying the Excuse and Searching for Its Proper Limits, 62 S. Cal. L. Rev. 1331 (1989).
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Joshua Dressler, Provocation: Partial Justification or Partial Excuse?, 51 Mod. L. Rev. 467 (1988).
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Joshua Dressler, Reflections on Excusing Wrongdoers: Moral Theory, New Excuses and the Model Penal Code, 19 Rutgers L.J. 671 (1988).
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Joshua Dressler, Foreword: Justifications and Excuses: A Brief Review of the Concepts and the Literature, 33 Wayne L. Rev. 1155 (1987).
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Joshua Dressler, Reassessing the Theoretical Underpinnings of Accomplice Liability: New Solutions to an Old Problem, 37 Hastings L.J. 91 (1985).
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Joshua Dressler, Survey of School Principals Regarding Alleged Homosexual Teachers in the Classroom: How Likely (Really) Is Discharge?, 10 U. Dayton L. Rev. 599 (1985).
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Joshua Dressler, A Lesson in Incaution, Overwork, and Fatigue: The Judicial Miscraftsmanship of Segura v. United States, 26 Wm. & Mary L. Rev. 375 (1985).
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Joshua Dressler, Commentary, Reaffirming the Moral Legitimacy of the Doctrine of Diminished Capacity: A Brief Reply to Professor Morse, 75 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 953 (1984).
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Joshua Dressler, New Thoughts About the Concept of Justification in the Criminal Law: A Critique of Fletcher’s Thinking and Rethinking, 32 UCLA L. Rev. 61 (1984).
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Joshua Dressler, Rethinking Heat of Passion: A Defense in Search of a Rationale, 73 J. Crim. L. & Criminology 421 (1982).
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Joshua Dressler, Peter N. Thompson & Stanley Wasserman, Effect of Legal Education Upon Perceptions of Crime Seriousness: A Response to Rummel v. Estelle, 28 Wayne L. Rev. 1247 (1982).
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Joshua Dressler, Substantive Criminal Law Through the Looking Glass of Rummel v. Estelle: Proportionality and Justice as Endangered Doctrines, 34 Sw. L.J. 1063 (1981).
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Joshua Dressler, Jurisprudence of Death by Another: Accessories and Capital Punishment, 51 U. Colo. L. Rev. 17 (1979).
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Joshua Dressler, Professor Delgado’s “Brainwashing” Defense: Courting a Determinist Legal System, 63 Minn. L. Rev. 335 (1979).
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Joshua Dressler, Study of Law Student Attitudes Regarding the Rights of Gay People to be Teachers, 4 J. Homosexuality 315 (1979).
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Joshua Dressler, Judicial Homophobia: Gay Rights Biggest Roadblock, 5 Civ. Liberties Rev. 19 (1979).
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Joshua Dressler, Gay Teachers: A Disesteemed Minority in an Overly Esteemed Profession, 9 Rutgers-Cam. L.J. 399 (1978).
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Joshua Dressler, The Gay Scale, (1978).
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Book Chapters


Joshua Dressler, Reflections on Dudley and Stephens and Killing the Innocent: Taking a Wrong Conceptual Path, The Sanctity of Life and the Criminal Law: The Legacy of Glanville Williams (2013).
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Joshua Dressler, Battered Women, Sleeping Abusers, and Political and Moral Theory, Fletcher's Essays on Criminal Law (2013).
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Joshua Dressler, Duress, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Criminal Law (2011).
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Joshua Dressler, Provocation: Explaining and Justifying the Defense in Partial Excuse, Loss of Self-Control Terms, Criminal Law Conversations (2009).
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Joshua Dressler, Theories of Punishment, Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties (2006).
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Joshua Dressler, Battered Women Who Kill Their Sleeping Tormenters: Reflections on Maintaining Respect for Human Life While Killing Moral Monsters, Criminal Law Theory: Doctrines of the General Part (2002).
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Joshua Dressler, Exegesis of the Law of Duress: Justifying the Excuse and Searching for its Proper Limits, Criminal Law (2000).
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Joshua Dressler, Duress as Justification, Foundations of Criminal Law (1999).
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Books


Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, 8th ed., (2018).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Investigating Crime, 6th ed., (2016).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Prosecuting Crime, 5th ed., (2016).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, 7th ed., (2015).
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Joshua Dressler & Stephen P. Garvey, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, 7th ed., (2015).
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Joshua Dressler, Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies and Perspectives, 5th ed., with George C. Thomas III (2013).
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Joshua Dressler & Alan Michaels, Understanding Criminal Procedure, 6th ed., (2013).
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Joshua Dressler & Stephen P. Garvey, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, 6th ed., (2012).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Investigating Crime, 5th ed., (2012).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, 6th ed., (2012).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Prosecuting Crime, 4th ed., (2012).
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Joshua Dressler & Alan Michaels, Understanding Criminal Procedure, 5th ed., (2010).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies and Perspectives, 4th ed., (2010).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Investigating Crime, 4th ed., (2010).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Prosecuting Crime, 3rd ed., (2010).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, 5th ed., (2009).
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Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, 5th ed., (2009).
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Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, 4th ed., (2007).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Procedure, 4th ed., (2007).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies, and Perspectives, 3rd ed., (2006).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Investigating Crime, 3rd ed., (2006).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Prosecuting Crime, 2nd ed., (2006).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, 4th ed., (2006).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies, and Perspectives, 2nd ed., (2003).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Investigating Crime, 2nd ed., (2003).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Prosecuting Crime, (2003).
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Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, 3d ed., (2003).
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Joshua Dressler, Encyclopedia of Crime and Justice, 2nd ed., as Editor in Chief (2002).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Procedure, 3rd ed., (2002).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, 3rd ed., (2001).
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Joshua Dressler & George C. Thomas III, Criminal Procedure: Principles, Policies, and Perspectives, (1999).
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Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, 2d ed., (1999).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Procedure, 2nd ed., (1997).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, 2nd ed., (1995).
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Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law, (1994).


Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Procedure, (1991).
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Joshua Dressler, Understanding Criminal Law, (1987).
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