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 (27)

1.

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, UC Hastings 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 in St. Louis - Department of Neurology, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University - Department of Psychology, New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Department of 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

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The Legal Construction of Childhood

Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Oct 2000
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
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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 - Department of Psychology
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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 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2020
Stanford University - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, UC Hastings 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 in St. Louis - Department of Neurology, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University - Department of Psychology, 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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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, UC Hastings 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 in St. Louis - Department of Neurology, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University - Department of Psychology, New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Department of 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

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G2i Knowledge Brief: A Knowledge Brief of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience (2017)
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Jul 2017
UC Hastings Law, University of Virginia School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, 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 in St. Louis - Department of Neurology, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University - Department of Psychology, New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Department of Psychology and Yale Law School
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evidence, G2i, group-to-individual inference, neuroscience, neurolaw, law and neuroscience, brain, brain imaging

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Social Norms and the Legal Regulation of Marriage

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 15 May 2000
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
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Brain Development, Social Context and Justice Policy

Washington University Journal of Law and Policy, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-578
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Elizabeth S. Scott, Natasha Duell and Laurence Steinberg
Columbia University - Law School, Temple University and Temple University - Department of Psychology
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justice policy, brain development, social context, crime, criminal law

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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
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'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
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Blaming Youth

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 21 Nov 2002
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
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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 Mulvey
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and University of Pittsburgh - Medical Center (UPMC)
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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 Mulvey
University of California, Berkeley, Columbia University - Law School and University of Pittsburgh - Medical Center (UPMC)

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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 Emery
Columbia University - Law School and University of Virginia
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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
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youth, adolescence, crime

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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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Marriage, Cohabitation, and Collective Responsibility for Dependency

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 13 Apr 2004
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School
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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 - Department of Psychology
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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
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juvenile justice, youth crime, adolescence, crime

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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
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marriage, LGBT, family

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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
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health, health policy, children, family

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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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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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Fiduciary Principles in Family Law

Oxford Handbook of Fiduciary Law (Evan Criddle, Paul Miller and Robert Sitkoff, editors), Oxford University Press, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-577
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Feb 2018
Elizabeth S. Scott and Ben Chen
Columbia University - Law School and The University of Sydney Law School
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family law, fiduciary principles, fiduciary law, family

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Conceptualizing Legal Childhood in the Twenty-First Century

Michigan Law Review, Forthcoming, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-633
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 06 Sep 2019
Clare Huntington and Elizabeth S. Scott
Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University - Law School
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juvenile justice, children's rights, parental rights, family law

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Young Adulthood as a Transitional Legal Category: Science, Social Change and Justice Policy

Fordham Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 2, 2016, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-594
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 Jul 2018 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2018
Elizabeth S. Scott, Richard J. Bonnie and Laurence Steinberg
Columbia University - Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and Temple University - Department of Psychology
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criminal law, social change, justice policy, young adults

The 100-Year Life and the New Family Law

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2021-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 26 Jan 2021
Elizabeth S. Scott and Naomi Cahn
Columbia University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Family Law, 100-year life, changing families

The 100 Year Life and the New Family Law

Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-685
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 05 Feb 2021
Elizabeth S. Scott and Naomi Cahn
Columbia University - Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
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Family Law, 100-year life, changing families

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Parental Autonomy and Children's Welfare

Posted: 29 Oct 2002
Elizabeth S. Scott
Columbia University - Law School

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