Professor Corinna Lain is Associate Dean of Faculty Development and writes in the areas of constitutional theory, Supreme Court decisionmaking, criminal procedure, and the death penalty. Her scholarship has appeared in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Duke Law Journal, UCLA Law Review, Georgetown Law Journal, and Washington Law Review, among other venues. Professor Lain is an elected member of the prestigious American Law Institute, and received the University of Richmond’s Distinguished Educator Award in 2006.
God, Civic Virtue, and the American Way: Reconstructing Engel (forthcoming 67 Stanford Law Review 2015).
Upside-Down Judicial Review, 101 Geo. L. J. 113 (2012). [Journal]
The Unexceptionalism of "Evolving Standards," 57 UCLA L. Rev. 365 (2009). [Journal]
Deciding Death, 57 Duke L.J. 1 (2007). [Journal]
Furman Fundamentals, 82 Wash. L. Rev. 1 (2007).
Passive-Aggressive Executive Power, 73 Md. L. Rev. 227 (2013). [Journal]
The Virtues of Thinking Small, 67 U. Miami L. Rev. 397 (2013) (symposium contribution). [Journal]
Lessons Learned From the Evolution of "Evolving Standards," 4 Charleston L. Rev. 661 (2010) (symposium contribution). [Journal]
The Doctrinal Side of Majority Will, 2010 Mich. St. L. Rev. 775 (2010) (symposium contribution). [Journal]
Botched US execution sparks death penalty debate (Channel News Asia)
Sun., May. 18, 2014
Painful Death Penalty Failure (95bFM)
Fri., May. 2, 2014
Could Europe Put a Stop to the Death Penalty in Texas? (KUT.org)
Thu., Apr. 24, 2014
12 Investigates: Growing number of guilty pleas (NBC12)
Thu., Feb. 21, 2013
Constitutional Theory (Judicial Review)