"How to Lie with Rape Statistics," 99 Iowa Law Review (Forthcoming, 2014); "A Typology of Judging Styles," 107 Northwestern University Law Review 1757 (2013); "The Incredible Ordinariness of Federal Penalties for Inactivity," 2012 Wisconsin Law Review 841 (2012); “Beyond Ideology: An Empirical Study of Partisanship and Independence in the Federal Courts,” 80 George Washington Law Review 2 (2012); “Flexing Judicial Muscle: An Empirical Study of Judicial Activism in the Federal Courts,” 105 Northwestern University Law Review 1 (2011); “Judged by the Company You Keep: An Empirical Study of the Ideologies of Federal Judges,” 51 Boston College Law Review 1133 (2010); “The Emerging Criminal War on Sex Offenders,” 45 Harvard Civil Rights – Civil Liberties Law Review 435 (2010).
Sex crimes, judicial decision-making, and legal interpretation.
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, Executive Editor of the Journal of Law and Politics, 2002; B.A., University of Iowa, 1999.
New York, 2003.
Associate, Shearman & Sterling, 2002-2004, 2006-2007; Law Clerk, the Hon. Michael J. Melloy, United States Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit, 2004-2006; Assistant Professor, John Marshall Law School, 2007-2009; Associate Professor, John Marshall Law School, 2009-2012; Associate Professor, University of Kansas School of Law, 2012-present.