Elizabeth S. Scott

Columbia University - Law School

Harold R. Medina Professor of Law

435 West 116th Street

New York, NY 10025

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (21)

1.

The Legal Construction of Childhood

UVA School of Law, Public Law Working Paper No. 00-18
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 761 (18,667)
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2.

Rethinking Juvenile Justice

Harvard University Press, 2008, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 09-194
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Elizabeth S. Scott and Laurence Steinberg
Columbia University - Law School and Temple University
Downloads 660 (21,539)
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3.

Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President's Bioethics Commission

Journal of Law and Biosciences, vol 1, pp 224-236 (2014)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Psychology and Yale Law School
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law and neuroscience, psychology, neurolaw, criminal responsibility, tort liability, evidence, brain, memory, injury, emotion, lie detection, judging, psychopathy, fMRI, EEG, decision making, neuroethics, bioethics, punishment, sentencing

4.

Surrogacy and the Politics of Commodification

Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 08-186
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Oct 2008
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 427 (47,204)
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5.

Social Norms and the Legal Regulation of Marriage

Forthcoming in Virginia Law Review (UVA Law School RPS version)
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 May 2000
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 403 (48,973)
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6.

Blaming Youth

Texas Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Nov 2002
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 362 (61,155)
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7.

'Children are Different:' Constitutional Values and Justice Policy

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 11, 2013, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-324
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 04 Dec 2013
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 310 (62,506)

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Justice Policy Reform for High-Risk Juveniles: Using Science to Achieve Large-Scale Crime Reduction

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-375
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 30 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2014
Jennifer L. Skeem, Elizabeth S. Scott and Edward p Mulvey
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and University of Pittsburgh - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
Downloads 295 (83,038)

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adolescent development, juvenile justice, callous-unemotional, life-course persistent, serious offender

Justice Policy Reform for High-Risk Juveniles: Using Science to Achieve Large-Scale Crime Reduction

Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, Vol. 10, pp. 709-739, 2014
Posted: 01 Apr 2014
Jennifer L. Skeem, Elizabeth S. Scott and Edward p Mulvey
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and University of Pittsburgh - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)

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Public Attitudes About the Culpability and Punishment of Young Offenders

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 07-135, Behavioral Sciences and Law, 2006
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Columbia University - Law School, University of Virginia - Psychology, University of Virginia and University of Virginia
Downloads 237 (94,410)

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youth, adolescence, crime

10.

Gender Politics and Child Custody: The Puzzling Persistence of the Best Interest Standard

Law and Contemporary Problems, (2013) Forthcoming , Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 13-352
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 07 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2013
Elizabeth S. Scott and Robert E. Emery
Columbia University - Law School and University of Virginia
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11.

Adolescence and the Regulation of Youth Crime

Temple Law Review, 2006, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 07-134
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 26 Jan 2007
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 199 (119,198)
Citation 1

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juvenile justice, youth crime, adolescence, crime

12.

Social Welfare and Fairness in Juvenile Crime Regulation

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 10-243
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2010
Elizabeth S. Scott and Laurence Steinberg
Columbia University - Law School and Temple University
Downloads 197 (114,894)

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13.

Marriage, Cohabitation, and Collective Responsibility for Dependency

University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2004
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 191 (117,566)
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14.

Miller v. Alabama and the (Past and) Future of Juvenile Justice Policy

Minnesota Journal of Law and Inequality, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 13-328
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 16 Feb 2013
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
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15.

Marriage at the Crossroads: Law, Policy, and the Brave New World of Twenty-First-Century Families

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 12-321
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Nov 2012 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2012
Marsha Garrison and Elizabeth S. Scott
Brooklyn Law School and Columbia University - Law School
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16.

Reinterpreting the Status-Contract Divide: The Case of Fiduciaries

Forthcoming in: Paul B. Miller & Andrew S. Gold, eds., Contract, Status, and Fiduciary Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-476
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 19 Dec 2015
Hanoch Dagan and Elizabeth S. Scott
Tel Aviv University - Buchmann Faculty of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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17.

From Contract to Status: Collaboration and the Evolution of Novel Family Relationships

Columbia Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-409, Columbia Law and Economics Working Paper No. 490
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 21 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 25 Sep 2014
Elizabeth S. Scott and Robert E. Scott
Columbia University - Law School and Columbia University - Law School
Downloads 116 (141,244)

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marriage, LGBT, family

18.

Children's Health in a Legal Framework

The Future of Children, 2015, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-418
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 02 Oct 2014
Elizabeth S. Scott and Clare Huntington
Columbia University - Law School and Fordham University School of Law
Downloads 87 (158,839)

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health, health policy, children, family

19.

How Should Justice Policy Treat Young Offenders?

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, February 2017, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-9, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-17, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-545
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 26 Apr 2017
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Psychology
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Juvenile justice, adolescent, children, minors, brain, brain imaging, neuroscience, law and neuroscience, neurolaw, neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, maturity, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, responsibility, culpability, mens rea, punishment, crime

20.

fMRI and Lie Detection

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, 2016 , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Stanford University - Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Yale Law School
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lie detection, polygraph, memory, deception, evidence, neuroscience, law and neuroscience, neurolaw, brain, brain imaging, brain scan, neuroimaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, behavioral biology, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology

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Parental Autonomy and Children's Welfare

William and Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 11, No. 3, May 2003
Posted: 29 Oct 2002
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School

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