The Mind & the Law—Lecture Series—Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law is hosting a seven-lecture series, The Mind & the Law, Sept. 10–Dec. 3, 2014.

  • Sept. 10: The (Unavoidable) Behavioral Lens Within Lawmaking, David Yokum (Department of Psychology, University of Arizona. Fellow with the U.S. Social and Behavioral Sciences Team (SBST), in Washington, D.C)
  • Sept. 17: Moral Intuitionism & The Illusion of Public Reason, Peter Ditto Department of Psychology & Social Behavior School of Social Ecology University of California, Irvine
  • Oct: 1: And If Your Friends Jumped Off a Bridge, Would You Do It? Translating Juvenile Developmental Neuroscience into Law, Amanda Pustilnik (University of Maryland Frances King Carey School of Law; Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior; and at Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School)
  • Oct. 22: The Memory Factory, Elizabeth Loftus (Distinguished Professor of Social Ecology, and Professor of Law, and Cognitive Science, University of California, Irvine)
  • Nov. 5: Blinding as a Solution to Bias, Christopher T. Robertson: Director of the Law and Behavior Research Laboratory, James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
  • Nov. 19: Our Perfect Supreme Court? “From the crooked timber of humanity no straight thing was ever made.” Charles Fried: Harvard Law School; formerly Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts and Solicitor General of the United States
  • Dec. 3: Can the Law Do Anything to Improve Patient Safety? Michael Saks: Regents’ Professor of Law and Psychology, Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University