Michael Radelet

Email: 
michael.radelet@colorado.edu
Rank: 
Professor
Phone: 
303-735-5811
Ketchum Office: 
10
Areas: 
Crime and Deviance
Office Hours: 
Tues and Thurs 11:00am - 2:00pm and by appointment
Other Title: 
Faculty Associate, Problem Behavior Program

 
RESEARCH INTERESTS
criminology, deviance, capital punishment, societal reactions to crime, deviance, crime victims 
 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS
Michael L. Radelet and Glenn L. Pierce. “Race and Death Sentencing in North Carolina: 1980-2007.” North Carolina Law Review 89 (2011): 2119-60.
 
Michael L. Radelet and Glenn L. Pierce. "Death Sentencing in East Baton Rouge Parish, 1990-2008." Louisiana Law Review 71 (2011): 647-73.
 
Michael L. Radelet and Traci L. Lacock. “Do Executions Lower Homicide Rates? The Views of Leading Criminologists.” Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology 99 (2009): 489-508.
 
Michael L. Radelet. “The Role of the Innocence Argument in Contemporary Death Penalty Debates.” Texas Tech Law Review 41 (2008): 199-220.
 
Stephanie Hindson, Hillary Potter, and Michael L. Radelet. "Race, Gender, Region and Death Sentencing in Colorado, 1980-1999." University of Colorado Law Review 77 (2006):549-594. 
 
Glenn Pierce and Michael L. Radelet. "The Impact of Legally Inappropriate Factors on Death Sentencing for California Homicides, 1990-99." Santa Clara Law Review 46 (2005): 1-47.
 
Michael L. Radelet. Capital Punishment in Colorado, 1859-1972." University of Colorado Law Review, 74(2003): 885-1010.
 
Special issue editor, Judicature, for special issue on Miscarriages of Justice (vol. 86, No.2, Sept.-Oct. 2002).
 
Glenn L. Pierce and Michael L Radelet. "Race, Region, and Death Sentencing in Illinois, 1988-1997." Oregon Law Review 81 (2002): 39-96 
 
Michael L Radelet. "Humanizing the Death Penalty." Social Problems 48 (2001): 83-7.
 
FLORIDA DEATH CASES WHERE NON-STATUTORY MITIGATORS WERE FOUND
A Chronological List, by Date of Sentence, updated 08/9/12 (pdf)

 
 
CASES WHERE JUDGE IMPOSED LIFE AFTER JURY RECOMMENDED DEATH
Michael Radelet. “Overriding Jury Sentencing Recommendations in Florida Capital Cases: An Update and Possible Half Requiem,” Michigan State Law Review (2011): 793-857. Link to article here (pdf).
Update to the above 8/13/13.

Michael Radelet and Michael Mello. "Death-To-Life Overrides: Saving the Resources of the Florida Supreme Court." Florida State University Law Review 20(1992):195-228. Link to article here (pdf).