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White House Domestic Policy Council invites Professor Ron Wright to join Roundtable on Criminal Justice
October 25th, 2016 | Research | Comments Off
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Professor Ronald Wright was quoted in the article, “Hard-line Prosecutors Face Rejection From Voters In Elections Across the U.S.,” published on The Intercept on Oct. 20, 2016. The article details district attorney elections, unsuccessful prosecutions of defendants like George Zimmerman and more.
Professor Wright is quoted in the following section, “Unchecked Power and No Transparency.”
Professor Ron Wright quoted in New York Times regarding Ken Thompson’s short stint as Brooklyn’s prosecutor
October 11th, 2016 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Ron Wright is quoted in the following New York Times story, “Despite Ken Thompson’s Short Stint as Brooklyn Prosecutor, Agenda May Endure,” written by Alan Feuer and published on Oct. 10, 2016.
Professor Ronald Wright and Assistant Economics Professor Francis Flanagan receive National Science Foundation grant
August 11th, 2016 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Ronald Wright and Assistant Professor Francis Flanagan of the Wake Forest University Department of Economics have received a grant from the Law and Social Sciences Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Professor Ronald Wright’s study on judicial participation in plea bargaining featured on Legal Theory Blog, Law Professor Blogs Network
June 28th, 2016 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Ronald Wright co-authored the study, “The Invisible Revolution in Plea Bargaining: Managerial Judging and Judicial Participation in Negotiations,” with Nancy J. King of Vanderbilt University Law School, published originally on Social Science Research Network on June 15, 2016. The study, which is a comprehensive evaluation of all judicial participation in plea negotiations since the 1970s, was featured on Legal Theory Blog in the entry, “King & Wright on Judicial Participation in Plea Bargaining,” by Lawrence Solum on June 21, 2016, and on Law Professor Blogs Network in the CrimProf entry, “King & Wright on Managerial Judging and Judicial Participation in Negotiations,” on June 28, 2016. The abstract follows:
June 1st, 2016 | Research | Comments Off
Professor Ronald Wright has been named the 13th most-cited criminal law and procedure faculty member in the United States, from 2010 to 2014, in Brian Leiter’s law school report, published originally on Law Professor Blogs Network on May 18, 2016. The study’s data was draw from the 2015 Sisk study.
Professor Ronald Wright mentioned in a Vox.com article about Netflix’s “Making a Murderer” documentary
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