Monday, February 27, 2012

Simon on Binder, "Making the Best of Felony Murder"

Over at Jotwell, Jonathan Simon (UC Berkeley) spotlights "Making the Best of Felony Murder," 91 B. U. L. Rev. 403 (2011), by Guyora Binder (SUNY-Buffalo). Here's Simon's intro to the piece:
“Making the Best of Felony Murder” is the culmination of a series of articles (and one book review essay) that have addressed the felony murder rule in American states and precedes a monograph to be published by Stanford University Press later this year. . . . Binder has saved the best for last, and offered us not only a reading of the felony murder rule destined to help wake us up from a particularly telling pedagogic mystification, but a model of history and political theory as analytic tools for reconstructing doctrine.
Read on here.