Bowman III, Frank O.

Books

Federal Sentencing Guidelines Handbook with Roger W. Haines, Jr. and Jennifer C. Woll, (Thomson/West 2012/2013).
| Catalog | Thompson/West |

Academic Journals

Dead Law Walking: The Surprising Tenacity of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, 51 HOUSTON LAW REVIEW __ (forthcoming 2014).
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Juvenile Lifers and Judicial Overreach: A Curmudgeonly Meditation on Miller v. Alabama, 78 MISSOURI LAW REVIEW __ (2013).
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Freeing Morgan Freeman: Expanding Back-End Release Authority in American Prisons, 4 WAKE FOREST JOURNAL OF LAW AND POLICY 9 (2014).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Getting Away with Murder (Most of the Time): Civil War Era Homicide Cases in Boone County, Missouri, 77 MISSOURI LAW REVIEW 323 (2012).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline | Missouri Law Review |

Nothing is Not Enough: Fix the Absurd Post-Booker Federal Sentencing System, 24 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 356 (2012).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis |

Prolegomenon on the Status of the Hopey, Changey Thing in American Criminal Justice, 23 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 93 (2010).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis |

Debacle: How the Supreme Court Has Mangled American Sentencing Law And How It Might Yet Be Mended, 77 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW REVIEW 367 (2010).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Stories of Crime, Trials, and Appeals in Civil War Era Missouri, 93 MARQUETTE LAW REVIEW 349 (2009).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Sounds of Silence: American Criminal Justice Policy in Election Year 2008, 20 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 289 (2008).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Sentencing High-Loss Corporate Insider Frauds After Booker, 20 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 167 (2008).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

A Tribute to Roger Groot, 64 WASHINGTON & LEE LAW REVIEW 3 (2007).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

American Buffalo: Vanishing Acquittals and the Gradual Extinction of the Federal Criminal Trial Lawyer, 156 UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW REVIEW PENNumbra 226 (2007).
| SSRN | PDF | Westlaw | LexisNexis |

'The Question is Which is to Be Master - That's All': Cunningham, Claiborne, Rita and the Sixth Amendment Muddle, 19 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 155 (2007).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Model Federal Sentencing Guidelines Project: Departures, Model Sentencing Guidelines §5.1, 18 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 380 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Model Federal Sentencing Guidelines Project: Adjustments for Guilty Pleas and Cooperation with the Government, Model Sentencing Guidelines §3.7 - 3.8, 18 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 370 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Model Federal Sentencing Guidelines Project: Sentencing Factors Applicable to All Offense Types, Model Sentencing Guidelines §3.1 - 3.6, 18 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 364 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Model Federal Sentencing Guidelines Project: A Simplified Economic Crimes Guideline, Model Sentencing Guidelines §2B1.1, 18 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 330 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Model Federal Sentencing Guidelines Project: Determining the Sentencing Range and the Sentence Within Range, Model Sentencing Guidelines §1.2 - 1.8 , 18 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 323 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Model Federal Sentencing Guidelines Project: A Simplified Sentencing Grid, Model Sentencing Guidelines §1.1, 18 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 320 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

'Tis a Gift To Be Simple: A Model Reform of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, 18 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 301 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Year of Jubilee or Maybe Not: Some Preliminary Observations About the Operation of the Federal Sentencing System After Booker, 43 HOUSTON LAW REVIEW 279 (2006).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Mr. Madison Meets a Time Machine: The Political Science of Federal Sentencing Reform, 58 STANFORD LAW REVIEW 235 (2005).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The Failure of the Federal Sentencing System: A Structural Analysis, 105 COLUMBIA LAW REVIEW 1315 (2005).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Beyond BandAids: A Proposal for Reconfiguring Federal Sentencing After Booker, 2005 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LEGAL FORUM 149 (2005).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Murder, Meth, Mammon & Moral Values: The Political Landscape of American Sentencing Reform (in symposium on white collar crime), 44 WASHBURN LAW JOURNAL 495 (2005).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Drifting Down the Dnieper With Prince Potemkin: Some Skeptical Reflections About the Place of Compliance Programs in Federal Criminal Sentencing (symposium), 39 WAKE FOREST LAW REVIEW 671 (2004).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Pour Encourager les Autres? The Curious History and Distressing Implications of the Criminal Provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Sentencing Guidelines Amendments That Followed, 1 OHIO STATE JOURNAL OF CRIMINAL LAW 373 (2004).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Function Over Formalism: A Provisional Theory of the Constitutional Law of Crime and Punishment, 17 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 1 (October 2004).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

A Proposal for Bringing the Federal Sentencing Guidelines Into Conformity with Blakely v. Washington, 16 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 364 (June 2004).
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The Case for Rapid Congressional Action in Response to Blakely v. Washington, 16 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 369 (June 2004).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis |

A Challenge to the Rationale for General Economic Crime Sentence Increases Following Sarbanes-Oxley, 15 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 284 (April 2003).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Editor's Observations: The Sarbanes-Oxley Act and What Came After, 15 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 231 (April 2003).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Editor's Observations: The Geology of Drug Policy in 2002, 14 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 123 (Feb. 2002).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Quiet Rebellion II: An Empirical Analysis of Declining Federal Drug Sentences Including Data from the District Level with Michael Heise, 87 IOWA LAW REVIEW 477 (2002).
| SSRN | Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Quiet Rebellion? Explaining Nearly a Decade of Declining Federal Drug Sentences with Michael Heise, 86 IOWA LAW REVIEW 1043 (2001).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

The 2001 Federal Economic Crime Sentencing Reforms: An Analysis and Legislative History, 35 INDIANA LAW REVIEW 5 (2001).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Falling out of Love with America: The Clinton Impeachment and the Madisonian Constitution, 60 MARYLAND LAW REVIEW 5 (2001).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

A Judicious Solution: The Criminal Law Committee Draft Redefinition of the Loss Concept in Economic Crime Sentencing, 9 GEORGE MASON LAW REVIEW 451 (2000).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Editor's Observations: The 2001 Economic Crime Package: A Legislative History, 13 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 3 (July/Aug 2000).
| Westlaw | HeinOnline |

Briefing Paper on Problems in Redefining "Loss" (U.S. Sentencing Commission Economic Crime Symposium), 13 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 22 (July/Aug 2000).
| Westlaw | HeinOnline |

Fear of Law: Thoughts on Fear of Judging and the State of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines (Sentencing Symposium), 44 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 299 (2000).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Sentencing Guidelines: Where We Are and How We Got Here (panel remarks), 44 SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL 405 (2000).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Completing the Sentencing Revolution: Reconsidering Sentencing Procedure in the Guidelines Era, 12 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 187 (Jan/Feb 2000).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Practical Magic: A Few Down-to-Earth Suggestions for the New Sentencing Commission, 12 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 101 (Sept/Oct 1999).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

High Crimes and Misdemeanors: Defining the Constitutional Limits on Presidential Impeachmentwith Stephen L. Sepinuck, 72 SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW 1517 (1999).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Defending Substantial Assistance: An Old Prosecutor's Meditation on Singleton, Sealed Case, and the Maxfield-Kramer Report, 12 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 45 (July/Aug,1999).
| Westlaw | HeinOnline |

Departing Is Such Sweet Sorrow: A Year of Judicial Revolt on "Substantial Assistance" Departures Follows a Decade of Prosecutorial Indiscipline (Prosecution Law Symposium), 29 STETSON LAW REVIEW 7 (1999).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Coping with "Loss": A Re-Examination of Sentencing Federal Economic Crimes under the Guidelines , 51 VANDERBILT LAW REVIEW 461 (1998).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Guest Editor's Observations: Back to Basics: Helping the Commission Solve the "Loss" Mess with Old Familiar Tools, 10 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 115 (1997).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Appendix to Guest Editor's Observations: A Proposal for a Consolidated Theft/Fraud Guideline, 10 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 173 (Nov/Dec 1997).
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Places in the Heartland: Departure Jurisprudence After Koon, 9 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 19 (1996).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

To Tell the Truth: The Problem of Prosecutorial "Manipulation" of Sentencing Facts, 8 FEDERAL SENTENCING REPORTER 324 (May/June 1996).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

A Bludgeon by Any Other Name: The Misuse of Ethical Rules against Prosecutors to Control the Law of the State, 9 GEORGETOWN JOURNAL OF LEGAL ETHICS 665 (1996).
| Westlaw | HeinOnline |

Quality of Mercy Must Be Restrained, and Other Lessons in Learning to Love the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, 1996 WISCONSIN LAW REVIEW 679 (1996).
| Westlaw | LexisNexis | HeinOnline |

Playing "21" with Narcotics Enforcement: A Response to Professor Carrington (symposium, Regulatory Future of Contingent Employment) , 52 WASHINGTON & LEE LAW REVIEW 937 (1995).
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Professional Journals

Train Wreck? Or Can the Federal Sentencing System Be Saved? A Plea for Rapid Reversal of Blakely v. Washington (forward to Nineteenth Survey of White Collar Crime), 41 AMERICAN CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW 217 (2004).
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Ewing v. California: The Supreme Court Takes a Walk on Three Strikes Laws and That's Fine, JURIST (March 24, 2003).
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Additional Publications

Filling the Vacuum: As the government's regulatory power has faded, federal prosecutors have stepped to the plate, THE AMERICAN LAWYER, August 2008 at 138.
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Congress Shouldn't Impeach Bybee, SLATE (April 24, 2009).
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Foul Ball How the Justice Department Misplayed the Steroids Investigation., SLATE (January 14, 2008).
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The Icing Is Iglesias: His Firing Is Reason Alone For Congress To Impeach Gonzales, SLATE (May 17, 2007).
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From Toady to True Believer: How Confirming Michael Mukasey Will Further Cripple Congress, SLATE (Oct. 22, 2007).
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Op-Ed., He's Impeachable, You Know, NEW YORK TIMES, May 3, 2007, at A25.
| New York Times |

Sacrificial Felon, THE AMERICAN LAWYER, January 2007 at 63.
| The American Lawyer |

No Time for Judges, 26 No. 16 LEGAL TIMES 69 (April 21, 2003).
| Westlaw |

When Sentences Don't Make Sense, WASHINGTON POST, Aug. 15, 2003 at B5.
| FACTIVA |

Ensuring the Punishment Fits the Crime, WASHINGTON TIMES, Aug. 31, 2003.
| Westlaw |