Avani Mehta Sood

University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

215 Boalt Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720-7200

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

9

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16

Scholarly Papers (9)

1.

Gender Justice Through Public Interest Litigation: Case Studies from India

Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law, Vol. 41, 2008
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Avani Mehta Sood
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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The Fine Line between Interrogation and Retribution

Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 28 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 01 Oct 2008
Kevin M. Carlsmith and Avani Mehta Sood
Colgate University - Psychology Department and University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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Retribution, Utility, Interrogation, Torture, Punishment motives, Retributive justice

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The Plasticity of Harm in the Service of Criminalization Goals

California Law Review, Vol. 100, p. 1313, 2012, 5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 01 Dec 2012
Avani Mehta Sood and John M. Darley
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and Princeton University
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harm principle, law and psychology, experimental psychology, criminalization, motivated cognition

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Cognitive Cleansing: Experimental Psychology and the Exclusionary Rule

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 103, p. 1543, 2015
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 10 Sep 2015
Avani Mehta Sood
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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exclusionary rule, law and psychology, legal decision making, experimental psychology, criminal justice, criminal procedure, Fourth Amendment, motivated cognition, motivated reasoning, inevitable discovery

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Attempted Justice: Misunderstanding and Bias in Psychological Constructions of Criminal Attempt

Stanford Law Review, Vol. 71, March 2019
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 03 May 2019
Avani Mehta Sood
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
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criminal attempt, criminal law, psychology, bias, jury decision making, experimental legal scholarship, empirical legal studies

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Applying Empirical Psychology to Inform Courtroom Adjudication — Potential Contributions and Challenges

130 Harv. L. Rev. F. 301 (2017)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Avani Mehta Sood
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law
Downloads 34 (446,831)
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psychology, law, legal decision-making, courts

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The 'Murder Scene Exception'—Myth or Reality? Empirically Testing the Influence of Crime Severity in Federal Search-and-Seizure Cases

105 Virginia Law Review 543 (2019)
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Jun 2019
Jeffrey Segal, Avani Mehta Sood and Benjamin Woodson
Stony Brook University, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Motivated Cognition in Legal Judgments — An Analytic Review

Annual Review of Law and Social Science, Vol. 9, pp. 307-325, 2013
Posted: 06 Nov 2013
Avani Mehta Sood
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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Aggressive Interrogation and Retributive Justice: A Proposed Psychological Model

IDEOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND LAW, pp. 574-604, Jon Hanson, ed., Oxford University Press, 2012
Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Avani Mehta Sood
University of California, Berkeley - School of Law

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interrogation, torture, retributive justice, moral judgment