Erik Luna is Sydney and Frances Lewis Professor of Law at Washington and Lee
University. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Southern California and
received his J.D. with honors from Stanford Law School. Upon graduation, Luna was a
prosecutor in the San Diego District Attorney's Office and a fellow and lecturer at
the University of Chicago Law School. He has served as the senior Fulbright Scholar to
New Zealand, where he taught at Victoria University Law School (Wellington, NZ) and
conducted research on sentencing alternatives. Luna has also been a visiting scholar with
the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Freiburg, DE), a
visiting professor with the Cuban Society of Penal Sciences (Havana, CU), and a visiting
professional in the Office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (The
Hague, NL). 

Articles

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Prosecutorial Decriminalization, Journal of Criminal Law & Criminology (2012)
 

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The Bin Laden Exception, Northwestern University Law Review (2012)
 

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Sense and Sensibility in Mandatory Minimum Sentencing (with Paul G. Cassell), Federal Sentencing Reporter (2011)
 

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Introduction (with Marianne Wade), Washington and Lee Law Review (2010)
 

Books

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The Prosecutor in Transnational Perspective (with Marianne Wade) (2012)
 

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Drugs and Justice (with Margaret Battin) (2008)
 

Book Chapters

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Psychopathy and Sentencing, Handbook on Psychopathy and the Law (2013)
 

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Hydraulic Pressures and Slight Deviations, Cato Supreme Court Review (2009)
 

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In Support of Restorative Justice and Reply, Criminal Law Conversations (2009)
 

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La Justicia Restorativa: Un Modela de Penas Alternativas, La Implementacion de Penas Alternativas (2006)