Tag Archives: Cognitive processing of legal information

Failinger on a Restorative Approach to Legal Decision-Making by Teen Mothers

Professor Marie A. Failinger of Hamline University School of Law has published Ophelia with Child: A Restorative Approach to Legal Decision-Making by Teen Mothers, 28 Law and Inequality 255-290 (2010) (Issue No. 2). Here is the abstract: The modern welfare … Continue reading

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Evensen et al. on Developing an Assessment of First-Year Law Students’ Critical Case Reading and Reasoning Ability

Professor Dorothy H. Evensen of the Penn State University College of Education, and colleagues, have published Developing an Assessment of First-Year Law Students’ Critical Case Reading and Reasoning Ability: Phase 2 (2009). The report’s key finding is that “students’ case … Continue reading

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Originalism 2.0 Conference at Penn Law

[NOTE: Videos of several of the panels are now available.] Originalism 2.0: The 2010 National Student Symposium of the Federalist Society, was held 26-27 February 2010 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Click here … Continue reading

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Benforado on Frames of Injustice: The Bias We Overlook

Professor Adam Benforado of the Drexel University School of Law has published Frames of Injustice: The Bias We Overlook, forthcoming in Indiana Law Journal. Here is the abstract: The Cultural Cognition Project (CCP) at Yale Law School and the Project … Continue reading

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Stark & Choplin on A Cognitive and Social Psychological Analysis of Disclosure Laws and Call for Mortgage Counseling to Prevent Predatory Lending

Professor Debra Pogrund Stark of John Marshall Law School & Professor Jessica M. Choplin of the DePaul University Department of Psychology have published A Cognitive and Social Psychological Analysis of Disclosure Laws and Call for Mortgage Counseling to Prevent Predatory … Continue reading

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Sauer et al. on The Effect of Retention Interval on the Confidence–Accuracy Relationship for Eyewitness Identification

Dr. James Sauer of the University of Portsmouth Department of Psychology, and colleagues at the Flinders University School of Psychology, have published The Effect of Retention Interval on the Confidence–Accuracy Relationship for Eyewitness Identification, forthcoming in Law and Human Behavior. … Continue reading

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Crocker & Kovera on The Effects of Rehabilitative Voir Dire on Juror Bias and Decision Making

Caroline B. Crocker and Professor Margaret Bull Kovera, both of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice Department of Psychology, have published The Effects of Rehabilitative Voir Dire on Juror Bias and Decision Making, forthcoming in Law and Human Behavior. … Continue reading

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