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Altering Attention in Adjudication
(UCLA Law Review, 2013)
Judges decide complex cases in rapid succession but are limited by cognitive constraints. Consequently judges cannot allocate equal attention to every aspect of a case. Case outcomes might thus depend on which aspects of ...
Contrition in the Courtroom: Do Apologies Affect Adjudication?
(Cornell Law Review, 2013)
Apologies usually help to repair social relationships and appease aggrieved parties. Previous research has demonstrated that in legal settings, apologies influence how litigants and juries evaluate both civil and criminal ...
Inside the Arbitrator's Mind
(Emory Law Journal, 2017)
Arbitrators are lead actors in global dispute resolution. They are to global dispute resolution what judges are to domestic dispute resolution. Despite its global significance, arbitral decision making is a black box. This ...
Judicial Politics and Decisionmaking: A New Approach
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2017)
In twenty-five different experiments conducted on over 2,200 judges, we assessed whether judges' political ideology influences their resolution of hypothetical cases. Generally, we found that the political ideology of the ...