John Paul Stevens: Defender of Rights in Criminal 
Justice, Lexington Books, 2015

The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice, Lexington Books, 2011 [co-editors:  Christina DeJong & Michael McCall]

Living Democracy, 2d ed Pearson Longman, 2009 [co-authors: Daniel M. Shea & Joanne Connor Green]

Criminal Justice in America, 6th ed.  Wadsworth
Publishing, 2010 [co-author:  George F. Cole]

The American System of Criminal Justice, 12th ed., Wadsworth Publishing, 2009 [co-author:  George F. Cole]

Law & Criminal Justice:  Emerging Issues in the Twenty-First Century, Peter Lang Publishing, 2005 [co-authors:  Madhavi McCall & Cynthia Perez McCluskey]

Constitutional Rights:  Myths & Realities, Wadsworth Publishing, 2004.

The Supreme Court, Crime, and the Ideal of Equal Justice, Peter Lang Publishing, 2003 [co-authors:  Christina DeJong & John Burrow]

Courts and Trials, ABC-CLIO, 2003.

Criminal Procedure, Wadsworth Publishing, 2002.

The Real Clarence Thomas:  Confirmation Veracity Meets Performance Reality, Peter Lang Publishing, 2000.
[co-author: Joyce A. Baugh]

Law and Contemporary Corrections, Wadsworth Publishing, 2000.

Streaking at Harvard, Writer's Club Press, 2000.

The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Punishment, Garland Publishing, 1997.

The Changing Supreme Court:  Constitutional Rights and Liberties, West Publishing, 1997 [co-authors:  Thomas R. Hensley & Joyce A. Baugh]

Courts, Politics, and the Judicial Process, 2nd ed., Wadsworth Publishing, 1997.

The Jurisprudential Vision of Justice Antonin Scalia, Rowman & Littlefield, 1996 [co-author:  David Schultz]

Judicial Self-Interest:  Federal Judges and Court Administration, Praeger Publishers, 1995.

Courts and Public Policy, 1993, Wadsworth Publishing, 1993.

Critical Judicial Nominations and Political Change:  The Impact of Clarence Thomas, Praeger Publishers, 1993.

Justice Antonin Scalia and the Supreme Court's Conservative Moment, Praeger Publishers, 1993.

Politics in Constitutional Law:  Cases and Questions, Wadsworth Publishing, 1992.

Courts and the Poor, Wadsworth Publishing, 1991.

United States Magistrates in the Federal Courts:  Subordinate Judges, Praeger Publishers, 1990.
Books by Christopher E. Smith
Selected Articles

Smith, "The Changing Supreme Court and Prisoners' Rights,"  Indiana Law Review 
44 (2011): 853-888.
Smith, "Justice John Paul Stevens and Capital Punishment," Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law  15 (2010):  205-260.

Smith, Christopher E.  “Justice John Paul Stevens:  Staunch Defender of MirandaRights.”  DePaul Law Review  60 (2010): 99-140.

Smith, Christopher E.  “Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and Corrections Law.”Hamline Law Review 32 (2009):  477-497.

Smith, Christopher E.  “Justice John Paul Stevens and Prisoners’ Rights.”  Temple Political and Civil Rights Law Review  17 (2007): 83-107. 
Smith, "The Roles of Justice John Paul Stevens in Criminal Justice Cases."  Suffolk University Law Review 39 (2006): 719-744.

Smith & Hensley, "Decision-Making Trends of the Rehnquist Court Era: Civil Rights and Liberties Cases."  Judicature 89 (2005): 161-167, 185-185.

Smith & Lema, "Justice Clarence Thomas and Incommunicado Detention:  Justifications and Risks."  Valparaiso University Law Review 39 (2005):  783-813.

Smith, "The Bill of Rights After September 11th:  Principles or Pragmatism?"  Duquesne Law Review 42 (2004): 259-291.

Smith, "The Rehnquist Court and Criminal Justice:  An Empirical Assessment."  Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice 19 (2003) 161-181.

Smith & McCall, "Justice Scalia's Impact on Criminal Justice." University of Toledo Law Review 34 (2003): 535-557.

Smith & Nelson, "Perceptions of the Consequences of the Prison Litigation Reform Act:  A Comparison of State Attorneys General and Federal District Judges."  The Justice System Journal 23 (2002):  295-316.

Smith & McCall, "Technological Innovation and Constitutional Rights in Criminal Justice."  Southern Illinois University Law Journal 27 (2002): 103-127.

Smith & Feldman, "Burdens of the Bench:  State Supreme Courts' Non-Judicial Tasks."  Judicature 84 (2001):  304-309.

Smith, "The Malleability of Constitutional Doctrine and Its Ironic Impact on Prisoners' Rights."  Boston University Public Interest Law Journal 11 (2001): 73-96.

Smith, "The Governance of Corrections:  Implications of the Changing Interface of Courts and Corrections," in Boundary Changes in Criminal Justice Organizations.  Volume 2 of CRIMINAL JUSTICE 2000, pp. 113-166 (Washington, D.C.:  National Institute of Justice, 2000).

DeJong & Smith, "Equal Protection, Gender, and Justice at the Dawn of a New Century."  Wisconsin Women's Law Review 14 (1999): 123-154.

Johnson & Smith, "White House Scandals and the Presidential Pardon Power:  Persistent Risks and the Prospects for Reform."  New England Law Review 33 (1999): 907-930.

Smith, Reisig & Pellegrini, "Party Affiliation and Support for Capital Punishment:  An Assessment of Lawmakers from Canada and the United States."  International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice 22 (1998): 225-234.

Smith & Hurst, "The Forms of Judicial Policy Making:  Civil Liability and Criminal Justice Policy."  Justice System Journal 19 (1997):  341-354.

Smith, "Clarence Thomas:  A Distinctive Justice."  Seton Hall Law Review 28 (1997): 1-28.

Smith & Burrow, "Race-ing Into the Twenty-First Century:  The Supreme Court and the (E)quality of Justice."  University of Toledo Law Review 28 (1997): 279-300.

Smith, "Bent on Original Intent."  American Bar Association Journal 82 (October 1996): 48-52.

Smith, "Judicial Reform of Habeas Corpus:  The Advocates' Lament."  Cleveland State Law Review 44 (1996): 47-65.

Smith, "The Use of Research in Local Policy Making:  A Case Study of Corporal Punishment in Public Education." Educational Policy 10 (1996): 502-517.

Smith & Ochoa, "The Peremptory Challenge in the Eyes of the Trial Judge."  Judicature 79 (1996): 185-189.

Hensley & Smith, "Membership Change and Voting Change:  An Analysis of the Rehnquist Court's 1986-1991 Terms."  Political Research Quarterly 48 (1995): 837-856.

Smith, "The Constitution and Criminal Punishment:  The Emerging Visions of Justices Scalia and Thomas." Drake Law Review  43 (1995): 593-613.

Smith & Hensley, "Unfulfilled Aspirations:  The Court-Packing Efforts of Presidents Reagan and Bush."  Albany Law Review 57 (1994): 1111-1131.

Smith, "Imagery, Politics, and Jury Reform."  Akron Law Review 28 (1994): 77-95.

Smith, "Black Muslims and the Development of Prisoners' Rights."  Journal of Black Studies 24 (1993): 131-146.

Smith & Hensley, "Assessing the Conservatism of the Rehnquist Court."  Judicature 77 (1993): 83-89.

Smith & Jones, "The Rehnquist Court's Activism and the Risk of Injustice."  Connecticut Law Review 26 (1993): 53-77.

Smith, "Politics and Plausibility:  Searching for the Truth About Anita Hill and Clarence Thomas."  Ohio Northern University Law Review 19 (1993): 697-757.

Smith, "Supreme Court Surprise:  Justice Anthony Kennedy's Move Toward Moderation."  Oklahoma Law Review 45 (1992): 459-476.

Smith, "Judicial Lobbying and Court Reform:  U.S. Magistrate Judges and the Judicial Improvements Act of 1990."  University of Arkansas-Little Rock Law Review 14 (1992): 163-198.

Smith, "The New Supreme Court and the Politics of Racial Equality."  Western Journal of Black Studies 15 (1991): 8-15.

Smith & Fry, "Vigilance or Accommodation:  The Change Supreme Court and Religious Freedom."  Syracuse Law Review 42 (1991): 893-944.

Smith, The Supreme Court in Transition:  Assessing the Legitimacy of the Leading Legal Institution."  Kentucky Law Journal 79 (1990-91): 317-346.

Smith, "Polarization and Change in the Federal Courts:  En Banc Decisions in the U.S. Courts of Appeals."  Judicature 74 (1990): 133-137.

Smith, "Justice Antonin Scalia and the Institutions of American Government."  Wake Forest Law Review 25 (1990): 783-809.

Smith, "The Supreme Court and Ethnicity."  Oregon Law Review 69 (1990): 797-845.

Smith, "'What If....': Critical Junctures on the Road to (In)Equality."  Thurgood Marshall Law Review  15 (189-90): 1-25.

Smith, "The Development of a Judicial Office:  United States Magistrates and the Struggle for Status."  Journal of the Legal Profession 14 (1989): 175-197.

Smith, "Federal Judicial Salaries:  A Critical Appraisal."  Temple Law Review 62 (1989): 849-873.

Smith, "Jurisprudential Politics and the Manipulation of History."  Western Journal of Black Studies 13 (1989):  156-161.

Smith, "Bright-Line Rules and the Supreme Court:  The Tension Between Clarity in Legal Doctrine and Justices' Policy Preferences."  Ohio Northern University Law Review  16 (1989):  119-137.

Smith, "Assessing the Consequences of Judicial Innovation:  U.S. Magistrates' Trials and Related Tribulations."  Wake Forest Law Review 23 (1988): 455-490.

Smith, "Examining the Boundaries of Bounds:  Prison Law Libraries and Access to the Courts."  Howard Law Journal 30 (1987): 27-44.

Smith, "Merit Selection Committees and the Politics of Appointing U.S. Magistrates."  Justice System Journal 12 (1987):  210-231.

Smith, "Federal Judges' Role in Prisoner Litigation:  What's Necessary?  What's Proper?"  Judicature 70 (1986): 144-150.