Michael J. Saks

Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Professor of Law & Psychology, and Faculty Fellow Center for the Study of Law, Science & Technology

Box 877906

Tempe, AZ 85287-7906

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (29)

1.

The CSI Effect: Popular Fiction About Forensic Science Affects Public Expectations About Real Forensic Science

Jurimetrics, Vol. 47, p. 357, Spring 2007
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 12 Mar 2007
N. J. Schweitzer and Michael J. Saks
Arizona State University and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 3,084 (2,052)
Citation 2

Abstract:

CSI effect, empirical, forensic science

2.

The Coming Paradigm Shift in Forensic Identification Science

Science, Vol. 309, p. 892, August 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 26 Feb 2007
Michael J. Saks and Jonathan J. Koehler
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 1,057 (12,925)
Citation 6

Abstract:

forensic science, scientific evidence, forensics

3.

The Daubert/Kumho Implications of Observer Effects in Forensic Science: Hidden Problems of Expectation and Suggestion

California Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1, January 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Seton Hall University School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society and University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Psychology
Downloads 808 (19,916)
Citation 14

Abstract:

Evidence, experts, forensic science, observer effects, context effects, expectation, suggestion, Kumho

4.

What DNA 'Fingerprinting' Can Teach the Law About the Rest of Forensic Science

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 13, pp. 361-372, 1991
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 10 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
Jonathan J. Koehler and Michael J. Saks
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 715 (19,002)

Abstract:

Fingerprinting, DNA, forensic science

5.

Forensic Science: Grand Goals, Tragic Flaws, and Judicial Gatekeeping

University of Akron Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-19, Judges Journal, Vol. 44, No. 16, Fall 2006
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 12 Feb 2007
Jane Campbell Moriarty and Michael J. Saks
Duquesne University - School of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 519 (33,542)
Citation 1

Abstract:

law and science, forensic science, evidence, Daubert

The Impact of Neuroimages in the Sentencing Phase of Capital Trials

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 06 Jun 2013 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2013
Michael J. Saks, N. J. Schweitzer, Eyal Aharoni and Kent Kiehl
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, University of California, Santa Barbara - Department of Psychology and University of New Mexico
Downloads 375 (59,608)

Abstract:

neuroscience, expert evidence, bias, psychopathy

The Impact of Neuroimages in the Sentencing Phase of Capital Trials

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 11, Issue 1, pp. 105-131, 2014
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Michael J. Saks, N. J. Schweitzer, Eyal Aharoni and Kent Kiehl
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, RAND Corporation and University of New Mexico
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7.

The Individualization Fallacy in Forensic Science Evidence

Vanderbilt Law Review, Vol 61, No. 1, pp. 199-219, 2008
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 10 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2015
Michael J. Saks and Jonathan J. Koehler
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 363 (24,795)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Individualized fallacy, criminalistics, forensic identification

8.

Rule Violations and the Rule of Law: A Factorial Survey of Public Attitudes

DePaul Law Review, 2007
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 14 Dec 2006
N. J. Schweitzer, Douglas J. Sylvester and Michael J. Saks
Arizona State University, Arizona State University - College of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 224 (98,572)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Rule of law, survey, legitimacy, justice, procedural justice, psychology

9.

A Flawed Search for Bias in the American Bar Association's Ratings of Judicial Nominees: A Critique of the Lindgren/Federalist Society Study

Journal of Law & Politics, Vol. 17, No. 2, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Dec 2001
Neil Vidmar and Michael J. Saks
Duke University - School of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 192 (120,341)
Citation 3

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10.

Jurors and Scientific Causation: What Don’t They Know, and What Can Be Done About it?

52 Jurimetrics J. 433–455 (2012),
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 21 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 05 Oct 2012
N. J. Schweitzer and Michael J. Saks
Arizona State University and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 151 (131,567)

Abstract:

Scientific Evidence, Causation, Juries, Education, Expert Evidence

11.

Individualization Claims in Forensic Science: Still Unwarranted

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 75, p. 1187, 2010, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-18
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 08 Feb 2011
Jonathan J. Koehler and Michael J. Saks
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 149 (128,928)
Citation 1

Abstract:

forensic science, individualization

12.

Interdisciplinary Trends in Evidence Scholarship

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 22 Aug 2005
Roger C. Park and Michael J. Saks
University of California Hastings College of the Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 142 (154,556)

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13.

Is the Rule of Law a Law of Rules? Judgments of Rule of Law Violations

CELS 2009 4th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 25 Jul 2009
N. J. Schweitzer, Michael J. Saks and David Lovis-McMahon
Arizona State University, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Arizona State University (ASU)
Downloads 140 (155,448)
Citation 1

Abstract:

rule of law, moral reasoning, procedural justice

14.

Non-Responsive! On Professor Lindgren's Reply to Saks and Vidmar

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 11 Feb 2003
Michael J. Saks and Neil Vidmar
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Duke University - School of Law
Downloads 56 (283,264)

Abstract:

judicial selection, judicial nominees, ABA, social science, methodological flaws

15.

Comments on Bruce Budowle's Presentation at the Sackler Colloquium on Forensic Science

Digital Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Sackler Colloquium, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 12 Oct 2009
Jonathan J. Koehler and Michael J. Saks
Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
Downloads 49 (300,698)

Abstract:

Forensic identification sciences, DNA, evidence

16.

Decisionmaking About General Damages: A Comparison of Jurors, Judges, and Lawyers

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 98, p. 751, 1999
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 12 Dec 2010
Roselle Wissler, Michael J. Saks and Allen J. Hart
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Amherst College
Downloads 47 (295,525)
Citation 3

Abstract:

juror decision making, damages, personal injury

17.

Out to Lunch: Saks & Koehler Reply to Rudin & Imman’s Commentary

California Association of Criminalists News, 2007, Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-27
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 18 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2011
Michael J. Saks and Jonathan J. Koehler
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law
Downloads 24 (369,901)

Abstract:

Commentary, The Coming Paradigm Shift in Forensic Identification Science

18.

How Good is Good Enough?: Expert Evidence Under Daubert and Kuhmo

Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 50, pp. 645-667, 2000, [included in Penn State Law Research Paper Series]
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2016
Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and University of Houston Law Center
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19.

Neuroimages as Evidence in a Mens Rea Defense: No Impact

Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 357–393, 2011,
Posted: 08 Mar 2012
Arizona State University, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Dartmouth College and MINDSET

Abstract:

neuroimage, scientific evidence, mens rea, juror decisionmaking

20.

Legal and Psychological Bases of Expert Testimony: Surveys of the Law and of Jurors

Behavioral Sciences & the Law, Vol. 2, p. 435, 1984
Posted: 16 Dec 2010
Roselle Wissler and Michael J. Saks
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Abstract:

Expert witnesses, jurors, credibility

21.

On the Inefficacy of Limiting Instructions: When Jurors Use Prior Conviction Evidence to Decide on Guilt

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 9, No. 37, 1985
Posted: 15 Dec 2010
Roselle Wissler and Michael J. Saks
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Abstract:

Juror decision making, prior conviction, evidence

22.

Multidimensional Perceptions of Illness and Injury

Current Res. Soc. Psychol., Vol. 2, No. 30, 1997
Posted: 15 Dec 2010
Roselle Wissler, Allen J. Hart and Michael J. Saks
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Amherst College and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Abstract:

personal injury, juror decision making, injuries

23.

Injuries, Prior Beliefs, and Damage Awards

Behavioral Sciences & the Law, Vol.15, No. 63, 1997
Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Amherst College, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

personal injury, juror decision making, damages

24.

Instructing Jurors on General Damages in Personal Injury Cases

Psychology, Public Policy & Law, Vol. 6, p. 712, 2000
Posted: 14 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2011
Roselle Wissler, Michael J. Saks and Patricia F. Kuehn
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

jury instructions, personal injury, damages

25.

Reducing Variability in Civil Jury Awards

Law & Human Behavior, Vol. 21, No. 243, 1997
Posted: 14 Dec 2010
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Amherst College and affiliation not provided to SSRN

Abstract:

juror decision-making, jury instructions, damages

26.

Explaining 'Pain and Suffering' Awards: The Role of Injury Characteristics and Fault Attributions

Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 21, No. 2, p. 181, 1997
Posted: 13 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 15 Dec 2010
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Amherst College, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law

Abstract:

Damages, Personal Injury, Juror Decision Making

27.

The Impact of Jury Instructions on the Fusion of Liability and Compensatory Damages

Law & Human Behavior, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 125, 2001
Posted: 12 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2010
Roselle Wissler, Michael J. Saks and Katie Rector
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and University of Iowa - Department of Psychology

Abstract:

juror decision making, jury instructions, damages

28.

Expert Evidence after Daubert

Annual Review of Law and Social Science (2005), Vol. 1, pp. 105-130, 2005
Posted: 18 Oct 2010
Michael J. Saks and David L. Faigman
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law

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29.

Failed Forensics: How Forensic Science Lost its Way and How it Might Yet Find it

Annual Review of Law & Social Science, Vol. 4, December 2008
Posted: 27 Dec 2008
Michael J. Saks and David L. Faigman
Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law and University of California Hastings College of the Law

Abstract:

courts, Daubert, science, scientific evidence