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1.

Brain Imaging for Legal Thinkers: A Guide for the Perplexed

Stanford Technology Law Review, Vol. 5, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-09
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 04 Mar 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University, Neuroscience Program, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
Downloads 3,059
2.

The Deep Structure of Law and Morality

Texas Law Review, Vol. 84, p. 877, 2006
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 20 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 21 May 2016
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 2,187
3.

Law and Behavioral Biology

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 105, pp. 405-502, March 2005
Number of pages: 98 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and Yale University - Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Downloads 2,163
4.

Why Evolutionary Biology is (so Far) Irrelevant to Law

U of Texas Law, Law & Econ Research Paper No. 81, U of Texas Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 89
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Mar 2006 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
University of Chicago and University of Pennsylvania
Downloads 2,118
5.

Law and Neuroscience in the United States

INTERNATIONAL NEUROLAW: A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS, p. 349, T.M. Spranger, ed., Springer-Verlag, 2012, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 1-5
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 13 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and University of Minnesota Law School
Downloads 1,997
6.

Law, Responsibility, and the Brain

PLoS Biology, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 693-700, April 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Columbia University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and University College London - Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging
Downloads 1,996
7.

Trojan Horses of Race

Harvard Law Review, Vol. 118, February 2005, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 627381, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 04-25
Number of pages: 105 Posted: 10 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 30 Jul 2008
Accepted Paper Series
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law
Downloads 1,491
8.

A Biological Basis of Rights

Hofstra University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-17
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 30 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,102
9.

Postmodern Legal Thought and Cognitive Science

Georgia State University Law Review, Forthcoming, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 07 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 1,094
10.

Biodiversity and Biotechnology: A Misunderstood Relation

Michigan State Law Review, Vol. 51, 2005, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 05-24
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 18 Aug 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Michigan State University - College of Law
Downloads 1,049
11.

At the Edge of Chaos? Foreign Investment Law as A Complex Adaptive System, How It Emerged And How It Can Be Reformed

Number of pages: 72 Posted: 30 May 2013 Last Revised: 05 Feb 2014
Working Paper Series
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID)
Downloads 990
12.

Why Behavioral Economics Isn't Better, and How it Could Be

in Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics (J. Teitelbaum & K. Zeiler eds, 2015 Forthcoming), Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 14-30, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-32
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 17 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2019
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 988
13.

Emotion, Neuroscience, and Law: A Comment on Darwin and Greene

Emotion Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 11-26
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 947
14.

Review of Patricia S. Churchland, 'Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us About Morality'

Ethics, Vol. 123, No. 2, 2013, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-007
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 29 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 20 Sep 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 931
15.

Is Democracy Like Sex?

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 48, No. 1635, 1995, University of Tennessee Legal Studies Research Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 14 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2010
Working Paper Series
University of Tennessee College of Law
Downloads 920
16.

An Introduction to Behavioral Biology for Legal Scholars

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jun 2010 Last Revised: 04 Sep 2014
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 909
17.

Psychological Bias as a Driver of Financial Regulation

European Financial Management Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 03 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2008
Working Paper Series
University of California, Irvine - Paul Merage School of Business
Downloads 909
18.

The Illusion of Law: The Legitimating Schemas of Modern Policy and Corporate Law

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 103, p. 1, 2004
Number of pages: 149 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
U.S. 2nd Circuit and Harvard Law School
Downloads 896
19.

Evolutionary Psychology and the Social Sciences

Humane Studies Review
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Oct 2000
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 831
20.

Evolutionary Theory and the Origin of Property Rights

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 95, p. 139, 2009, U of Michigan Law & Economics, Olin Working Paper No. 09-006, U of Michigan Public Law Working Paper No. 147
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 08 Apr 2009 Last Revised: 19 Nov 2009
Accepted Paper Series
University of Michigan Law School
Downloads 823
21.

Behavioral Biology and Racism

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 25 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 21 May 2010
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 822
22.

Legal N-Grams? A Simple Approach to Track the ‘Evolution’ of Legal Language

Proceedings of JURIX 2011: The 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, Vienna, 2011
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 16 Dec 2011
Working Paper Series
Illinois Tech - Chicago Kent College of Law, Bommarito Consulting, LLC, Emory University School of Law, Michigan State University - College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 802
23.

A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Legal Scholarship: Economics, Behavioral Economics, and Evolutionary Psychology

Jurimetrics, Vol. 41, Spring 2001, UCLA School of Law Research Paper No. 01-5
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 24 May 2001 Last Revised: 19 Sep 2012
Accepted Paper Series
UCLA School of Law
Downloads 801
24.

Economics, Behavioral Biology, and Law

Supreme Court Economic Review, Vol. 19, 2011, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-38, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-19
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 30 Jul 2008 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2015
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Florida State University - College of Law and Indiana University Maurer School of Law
Downloads 780
25.

The Psychological Foundations of Human Rights

The Oxford Handbook of International Human Rights, p. 104 (ed., Dinah Shelton, 2013)
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 22 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 24 Nov 2017
Accepted Paper Series
University of Illinois College of Law
Downloads 714
26.

Seven Ways Neuroscience Aids Law

Neurosciences and the Human Person: New Perspectives on Human Activities (A. Battro, S. Dehaene & W. Singer, eds.) Scripta Varia 121, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City, 2013, Forthcoming, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 13-28
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 19 Jun 2013
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 705
27.

Reciprocal Altruism as the Basis for Contract

University of Louisville Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 3, 2009, Hofstra Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-09
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 26 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 684
28.

Sex, Culture, and the Biology of Rape: Toward Explanation and Prevention

California Law Review Vol. 87, p. 827, 1999
Number of pages: 116 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 681
29.

Is the Prohibition of Homicide Universal? Evidence from Comparative Criminal Law

Symposium, Brooklyn Law Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 10-21
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 23 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2010
Accepted Paper Series
Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 672
30.

Law, Biology, and Property: A New Theory of the Endowment Effect

William & Mary Law Review, Vol. 49, 2008, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-06, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 08 Apr 2008 Last Revised: 10 Aug 2008
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and Georgia State University
Downloads 656
31.

The Fitness of Law: Using Complexity Theory to Describe the Evolution of Law and Society and its Practical Meaning for Democracy

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol. 49, 1996, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research
Number of pages: 85 Posted: 04 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 16 Mar 2009
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School
Downloads 621
32.

Rethinking Welfare Rights: Reciprocity Norms, Reactive Attitudes, and the Political Economy of Welfare Reform

University of Virginia School of Law, Legal Studies Working Paper No. 00-7
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 Feb 2000
Working Paper Series
University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 612
33.

When Did Ignorance Become a Point of View?: Postmodern Legal Thought and Behavioral Biology

Number of pages: 59 Posted: 24 Feb 2011
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 608
34.

Evolutionary Feminism

Number of pages: 56 Posted: 19 Sep 2011
Working Paper Series
Independent
Downloads 581
35.

Some Realism About Punishment Naturalism

University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, 2010, CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 80 Posted: 07 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 16 Apr 2013
Accepted Paper Series
George Washington University - Law School, Yale University - Law School and University of Pennsylvania Law School
Downloads 579
36.

The Historical Development of the Public Administration Concerning the Geto-Dacian Village and the Roman Province of Dacia

The 2nd Global Conference on RO-RUS-NIPONNICA, December 17-18, 2011, Moscova
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 05 May 2014
Accepted Paper Series
Dimitrie Cantemir Christian University
Downloads 578
37.

The Politics of Hate

Journal of Hate Studies, Vol. 10, No. 1 (2012), American University, WCL Research Paper No. 2012-48
Number of pages: 241 Posted: 04 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2012
Accepted Paper Series
American University - Washington College of Law
Downloads 540
38.

Comparative Law, Behavioural Economics and Contemporary Evolutionary Functionalism

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Aug 2009
Working Paper Series
KU Leuven - Faculty of Law and Ghent University - Department of Legal Theory and Legal History
Downloads 522
39.

Evolutionary Psychology

George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 07-10, Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 01 Feb 2007
Accepted Paper Series
George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty
Downloads 516
40.

Law, Evolution, and the Brain: Applications and Open Questions

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society: Biological Sciences, Vol. 359, pp. 1697-1707, November 2004
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 508
41.

Making Sense of Intellectual Property Law

Cornell Law Review, Vol. 97, p. 501, 2012
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 30 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2012
Accepted Paper Series
Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
Downloads 493
42.

Law, Economics, and Evolutionary Theory: State of the Art and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 10/2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2014
Accepted Paper Series
King’s College London, Dickson Poon Transnational Law Institute and University of Bremen - Faculty of Law
Downloads 479
43.

From the 'Is' to the 'Ought': A Biological Theory of Law

Archiv für Rechts- und Sozialphilosophie, pp. 449-468, 2010,
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 12 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 21 May 2011
Accepted Paper Series
CIS Law
Downloads 477
44.

Evolutionary Analysis in Law: An Introduction and Application to Child Abuse

North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1117, 1997
Number of pages: 126 Posted: 02 Nov 2004
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 475
45.

Behavioral Genetics and Crime, in Context

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 69, pp. 81-100, 2006
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 09 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences
Downloads 473
46.

Intuitions of Punishment

Chicago Law Review, Vol. 77, p. 1633, 2010, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 10-18
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 19 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Psychology
Downloads 468
47.

The Evolution of General Administrative Law and the Emergence of Postmodern Administrative Law

Osgoode CLPE Research Paper No. 16/2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Mar 2011
Working Paper Series
University of Hamburg - Faculty of Law
Downloads 464
48.

Behavioral Biology, the Rational Actor Model, and the New Feminist Agenda

Research In Law and Economics, 2007, GWU Legal Studies Research Paper No. 276, GWU Law School Public Law Research Paper No. 276
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 07 May 2007
Accepted Paper Series
University of Minnesota - Twin Cities - School of Law and George Washington University - Law School
Downloads 435
49.

Berle and Veblen: An Intellectual Connection

Seattle University Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Apr 2011
Accepted Paper Series
Adolf A. Berle, Jr. Center on Corporations, Law and Society, Seattle University School of Law
Downloads 434
50.

Information Power: The Information Society from an Antihumanist Perspective

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 26 Jul 2010
Working Paper Series
Yale University - Law School
Downloads 417