Litton, Paul J.

Book Chapters/Collected Works

Criminal Law and Psychopathy: Do Psychopaths Have a Right to Excuse?, in HANDBOOK ON PSYCHOPATHY AND LAW (eds. Kent Kiehl & Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Oxford University Press, 2013).
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Unexplained, False Assumptions Underlie Kelman's Skepticism, in CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS (eds. Paul H. Robinson, Stephen Garvey, & Kimberly Ferzan, Oxford University Press, 2009).
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Against Integrationsim, in CRIMINAL LAW CONVERSATIONS, (eds. Paul H. Robinson, Stephen Garvey, & Kimberly Ferzan, Oxford University Press, 2009).
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Academic Journals

Is Psychological Research on Self-Control Relevant to Criminal Law?, 11 OHIO STATE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW 725 (2014).
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Symposium Foreword: Bombshell or Baby Step? The Ramifications of Miller v. Alabama for Sentencing Law and Juvenile Crime Policy, 78 MISSOURI LAW REVIEW 4 (Fall 2013).
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Physician Participation in Executions, the Morality of Capital Punishment, and the Practical Implications of Their Relationship, 41 JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE AND ETHICS 333 (2013).
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A More Persuasive Justification for Pediatric Research, 12 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS 44 (2012).

The Undue Influence of Causation, 11:8 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS p.19-20 (2011).

What Do Physician-Investigators Owe Patients Who Participate in Research with Franklin G. Miller, v.304 no. 13 JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION (October 6, 2010).

Responsibility Theory and Psychopathy, v.5 no.8 PHILOSOPHY COMPASS 676 (2010).

Responsibility Status of the Psychopath: On Moral Reasoning and Rational Self-Governance, Symposium: Living on the Edge: The Margins of Legal Personhood, 39 RUTGERS LAW JOURNAL 349 (2008).
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Non-Beneficial Pediatric Research and the Best Interest Standard: A Reconciliation, 8 YALE JOURNAL OF HEALTH POLICY LAW AND ETHICS 359 (2008).
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'Nanoethics'? What's New?, 37 HASTINGS CENTER REPORT 22 (2007).

The Insignificance of Choice and Wallace's Normative Approach to Responsibility, 26 no.1 LAW AND PHILOSOPHY 67 (January 2007).
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Defending the Distinction Between Research and Medical Care, 6 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS 63 (July-August 2006).

ADHD, Values, and the Self: A Commentary on Singh, 5 AMERICAN JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS 65 (2005).

The 'Abuse Excuse' in Capital Sentencing Trials: Is it Relevant to Responsibility, Punishment, or Neither?, 42 AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW 1027 (2005).
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A Normative Justification for Distinguishing the Ethics of Clinical Research from the Ethics of Medical Care with Franklin G. Miller, 33 JOURNAL OF LAW, MEDICINE & ETHICS 566 (Fall 2005).
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Additional Publications

Op-Ed., When the Punishment Doesn't Fit the Crime, with Douglas A. Copeland and Harold L. Lowenstein, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, March 15, 2012 (also printed in THE KANSAS CITY STAR, March 14, 2012).
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Op-Ed., Sotomayor Would Have to Make Value Judgments: 'Follow the Law!' does not answer questions on gay marriage, abortion, and life imprisonment for juveniles, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR, July 8, 2009.
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