Law & Social Science Workshops

All workshops take place on Tuesdays at 11:30 a.m. in the Faculty Lounge. Faculty sponsors: Greg Mitchell and Bobbie Spellman.

Spring 2020

Feb. 4
Chris Ferguson (Psychology, Stetson University)
“Sex, Lies and Videogames: Research and Moral Panic Regarding Sex and Violence in Digital Games”

Feb. 18
Amy Douglass (Psychology, Bates College)
“Eyewitness Identification”

March 3
Jason Chin (University of Sydney School of Law; visiting at UVA this spring)
“Forensic Science Reforms”

March 17
Mary Rose (Sociology, University of Texas at Austin)
“Do Jurors Have Focal Concerns? Evidence from Federal Capital Penalty-phase Verdict Forms”

March 31
Issa Kohler-Hausmann (Law, Yale Law School)
“The Importance of Misdemeanors​”

April 14
Janice Nadler (Law, Northwestern Pritzker School of Law)
“The Emotional Influence of Gruesome Photographs in the Courtroom​”