Show Notes: ‘Bad Habits’ and Character Evidence

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S5 E3: ‘Bad Habits’ and Character Evidence

The rules on character evidence are difficult to apply and riddled with exceptions and problems, according to Teneille Brown, a University of Utah law professor who argues they need to be updated.

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Show Notes: ‘Bad Habits’ and Character Evidence

Teneille Brown

Teneille Brown is a professor of law at the S.J. Quinney College of Law and an adjunct in the Department of Internal Medicine/Center for Health Ethics, Arts, and Humanities. She graduated from the University of Michigan Law School, and completed three postdoctoral fellowships at Stanford, one in the Center for Law and the Biosciences, one on the MacArthur Project for Law and Neuroscience, and one at the Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics. Her interdisciplinary research spans a wide range of issues at the intersection of law, genetics, neuroscience, medicine and ethics. Brown’s work has been highlighted in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and on national NPR outlets. She teaches Torts, Bioethics & the Law, Evidence, Current Issues in Law & Biosciences, and a recent seminar on the opioid crisis. She is on the executive committee for the AALS Evidence section and the Utah's Supreme Court Advisory Committee on Evidence.

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