W. David Ball


The Peter Parker Problem, 95 N.Y.U. L. Rev. ___ (forthcoming 2020)

The Plausible and the Possible: A Bayesian Approach to the Analysis of Reasonable Suspicion, 55 Am. Crim. L. Rev. 511-536 (2018) | Link to Digital Commons

Pay-for-Performance in Prisons: Using Healthcare Economics to Improve Criminal Justice, 94 U. Denver L. Rev. 451-495 (2017) | Link to Digital Commons

“A False Idea of Economy”: Costs, Counties, and the Origins of the California Correctional System, 664 Ann. Am. Acad. Poli. Sci. 26-42 (March 2016) | Link to Digital Commons

Redesigning Sentencing, 46 McGeorge Law Review 817-841 (2014) | Link to Digital Commons

Why State Prisons?, 33 Yale Law and Policy Review 75-117 (2014) | Link to Digital Commons

Defunding State Prisons, 50 Criminal Law Bulletin Art. 2 (2014) | Link to Digital Commons

Tough on Crime (on the State's Dime): How Violent Crime Does Not Drive California Counties' Incarceration Rates - And Why it Should, 28 Georgia State University Law Review 987-1083 (2012) | Link to Digital Commons

The Civil Case at the Heart of Criminal Procedure: In Re Winship, Stigma, and the Civil-Criminal Distinction, 38 American Journal of Criminal Law 117-180 (2011) | Link to Digital Commons

Normative Elements of Parole Risk, 22 Stanford Law & Policy Review 395-411 (2011) | Link to Digital Commons

E Pluribus Unum: Data and Operations Integration in the California Criminal Justice System, 21 Stanford Law and Policy Review 277-309 (2010) | Link to Digital Commons

Heinous, Atrocious, and Cruel: Apprendi, Indeterminate Sentences, and the Meaning of Punishment, 109 Columbia Law Review 893-972 (2009) | Link to Digital Commons

Mentally Ill Prisoners in the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: Strategies for Improving Treatment and Reducing Recidivism, 24 Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy 1-42 (2007) | Link to Digital Commons


Criminal Justice Information Sharing: A Legal Primer for Criminal Practitioners in California with Weisberg. [s.n.] (2010) (electronic resource) | Link to Digital Commons