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Proprioception, Non-Law, and Biolegal History
(Florida Law Review, 2001)
This Article explores several advantages of incorporating into law various insights from behavioral biology about how and why the brain works as it does. In particular, the Article explores the ways in which those insights ...
Realities of Rape: Of Science and Politics, Causes and Meanings
(Cornell Law Review, 2001)
This review essay discusses the book A Natural History of Rape: Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion, by Randy Thornhill and Craig Palmer (MIT Press, 2000). The essay builds on work previously appearing in Owen D. Jones, ...
Law, Evolution, and the Brain: Applications and Open Questions
This essay discusses several issues at the intersection of law and brain science. If focuses principally on ways in which an improved understanding of how evolutionary processes affect brain function and human behavior may ...
Evolutionary Analysis in Law
(North Carolina Law Review, 1997)
For contemporary biologists, behavior - like physical form - evolves. Although evolutionary processes do not dictate behavior in any inflexible sense, they nonetheless contribute significantly to the prevalence of various ...
The Evolution of Irrationality
The place of the rational actor model in the analysis of individual and social behavior relevant to law remains unresolved. In recent years, scholars have sought frameworks to explain: a) disjunctions between seemingly ...
Intuitions of Punishment
(University of Chicago Law Review, 2010)
Recent work reveals, contrary to wide-spread assumptions, remarkably high levels of agreement about how to rank order, by blameworthiness, wrongs that involve physical harms, takings of property, or deception in exchanges. ...