Gregory Mitchell

University of Virginia School of Law

Joseph Weintraub–Bank of America Distinguished Professor of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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1.

Libertarian Paternalism is an Oxymoron

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 136; FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Paper No. 05-02
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 05 Nov 2004
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 2,765 (4,160)
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Behavioral Law and Economics, Libertarianism, Paternalism

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Why Law and Economics' Perfect Rationality Should Not Be Traded for Behavioral Law and Economics' Equal Incompetence

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 49
Number of pages: 159 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,364 (13,413)
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Government Regulation of Irrationality: Moral and Cognitive Hazards

Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1620, 2006, FSU College of Law, Law and Economics Research Paper No. 05-16, FSU College of Law, Public Law Reserch Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 23 Jul 2005 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2010
Jonathan Klick and Gregory Mitchell
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,041 (20,208)

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Paternalism, Insurance, Behavioral Law and Economics, Psychology, Learning, Mistake

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Jumping to Conclusions: Advocacy and Application of Psychological Research

The Politics of Social Psychology (J.T. Crawford & L. Jussim editors, 2018), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-31
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 07 Jun 2017
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 1,015 (20,993)

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external validity, applied social psychology

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Liberal and Conservative Approaches to Justice: Conflicting Psychological Portraits

Mellers & Baron (Eds.), Psychological Perspectives on Justice: Theory and Applications, 2008
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 15 Aug 2014
Philip Tetlock and Gregory Mitchell
University of Pennsylvania and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 578 (45,794)

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justice, ideology

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Taking Behavioralism Too Seriously? The Unwarranted Pessimism of the New Behavioral Analysis of Law

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 48
Number of pages: 134 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 541 (49,789)
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Case Studies, Counterfactuals, and Causal Explanations

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 84
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 27 Aug 2003
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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case study method, counterfactual reasoning, thought experiment, empirical legal research

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Contextual Evidence of Gender Discrimination: The Ascendance of 'Social Frameworks'

Virginia Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 08 May 2008 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2014
John Monahan, Laurens Walker and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 386 (75,418)
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social framework, employment discrimination, expert, Daubert, stereotype, bias

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Revisiting Truth or Triviality: The External Validity of Research in the Psychological Laboratory

Perspectives on Psychological Science, Vol. 7, pp. 109-118, 2012, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-22
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 13 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2015
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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external validity, generalizability, effect size, meta-analysis

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Tendencies Versus Boundaries: Levels of Generality in Behavioral Law and Economics

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 83
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 30 Jul 2003
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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behavioral law and economics, behavioral economics, rationality

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Empirical Legal Scholarship as Scientific Dialogue

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 113
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 09 Apr 2004
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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empirical legal research, meta-analysis, replication, peer review, law and social science

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Mapping Evidence Law

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 75
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 20 Mar 2003
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 341 (87,036)
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law and economics, behavioral law and economics, judgment and decision-making, cognitive heuristics, rationality, evidence law, jury behavior, judicial behavior

The Limits of Social Framework Evidence

Law, Probability & Risk, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-08
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 19 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 16 Jun 2010
John Monahan, Laurens Walker and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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expert witness, expert evidence, social framework evidence, scientific evidence, class actions

The Limits of Social Framework Evidence

Law, Probability & Risk, Vol. 8, Issue 4, pp. 307-321, 2009
Posted: 28 Dec 2009
John Monahan, Laurens Walker and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law

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social frameworks, employment discrimination, gender discrimination, expert witnesses, scientific evidence, Dukes v. Wal-Mart

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An Empirical Inquiry into the Relation of Corrective Justice to Distributive Justice

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 3, 2006
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 03 Jul 2006
Gregory Mitchell and Philip E. Tetlock
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group
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Corrective Justice, Distributive Justice

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Antidiscrimination Law and the Perils of Mindreading

Ohio State Law Journal, Vol. 67, pp. 1023-1121, 2006
Number of pages: 100 Posted: 01 Feb 2007
Gregory Mitchell and Philip E. Tetlock
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group
Downloads 282 (107,120)

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implicit bias, implicit prejudice, unconscious bias, law and social science, law and psychology

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Forensics and Fallibility: Comparing the Views of Lawyers and Judges

West Virginia Law Review, Vol. 119, 2016, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-63, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 07 Nov 2016 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Brandon L. Garrett and Gregory Mitchell
Duke University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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forensics, plea bargaining, jurors, CSI

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Popularity as a Poor Proxy for Utility: The Case of Implicit Prejudice

Psychological Science Under Scrutiny: Recent Challenges and Proposed Solutions (S.O. Lilienfeld & I.D. Waldman, editors, 2017), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-32
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
Gregory Mitchell and Philip Tetlock
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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implicit bias, Implicit Association Test, discrimination

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Experiments Behind the Veil: A Hypothetical Societies Approach to the Study of Social Justice

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 50
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 11 Apr 2002
University of Virginia School of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group, Say I Can, Inc. and Carnegie Mellon University
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Social Justice, Distributive Justice, Impartial Reasoning Devices, Meritocracy, Efficiency, Workfare

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Experimental Political Philosophy: Justice Judgments in the Hypothetical Society Paradigm

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 03 Jul 2006
Gregory Mitchell and Philip E. Tetlock
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group
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thought experiments, distributive justice, corrective justice

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The Proficiency of Experts

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 66, 2018, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-55, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 29 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 24 Jul 2018
Brandon L. Garrett and Gregory Mitchell
Duke University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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proficiency, expert, evidence, forensics, Daubert, qualification

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Beyond Context: Social Facts as Case-Specific Evidence

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-14, Emory Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 05 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2010
Gregory Mitchell, Laurens Walker and John Monahan
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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law and social science, expert evidence, social facts, social frameworks

Using the IAT to Predict Ethnic and Racial Discrimination: Small Effect Sizes of Unknown Societal Significance

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 11
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Rice University, University of Virginia School of Law, Texas A&M University - Department of Psychology, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Psychology and University of Pennsylvania
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Using the IAT to Predict Ethnic and Racial Discrimination: Small Effect Sizes of Unknown Societal Significance

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Rice University, University of Virginia School of Law, Texas A&M University - Department of Psychology, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Psychology and University of Pennsylvania
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implicit bias, Implicit Association Test, prejudice, discrimination

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Law and Proximity

Illinois Law Review, 2008, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 257
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 26 Apr 2007
Adam J. Hirsch and Gregory Mitchell
University of San Diego and University of Virginia School of Law
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An Implicit Bias Primer

Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, Vol. 25, No. 1, 2018, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2018-20
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 29 Mar 2018
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 214 (141,674)

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implicit bias, discrimination, social science and law

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The ASA’s Missed Opportunity to Promote Sound Science in Court

Sociological Methods & Research, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-18
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 02 Feb 2015
Gregory Mitchell, John Monahan and Laurens Walker
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 203 (148,833)

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experts, class certification, employment discrimination, social science and law

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Reassessing the Predictive Validity of the IAT II: Reanalysis of Heider & Skowronski (2007)

North American Journal of Psychology, Vol. 12, No. 1, 99-106
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Hart Blanton and Gregory Mitchell
Texas A&M University - Department of Psychology and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 199 (151,655)

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implicit bias, discrimination, Implicit Association Test, replication

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Second Thoughts

McGeorge Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Oct 2008
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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Implicit Bias, Metacognition, Rationality, Behavioral Law and Economics, Antidiscrimination Law

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Toward a Meaningful Metric of Implicit Prejudice

Journal of Applied Psychology. Advance online publication, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 12
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Texas A&M University - Department of Psychology, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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arbitrary metrics, Implicit Association Test, implicit attitudes, prejudice, discrimination

Toward a Meaningful Metric of Implicit Prejudice

Journal of Applied Psychology (Forthcoming)
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Texas A&M University - Department of Psychology, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Psychology, University of Connecticut - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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arbitrary metrics, Implicit Association Test, implicit attitudes, prejudice, discrimination

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Facts Do Matter: A Reply to Bagenstos

Hofstra Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 08 Jan 2009
Gregory Mitchell and Philip E. Tetlock
University of Virginia School of Law and University of California, Berkeley - Organizational Behavior & Industrial Relations Group
Downloads 136 (210,527)

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implicit bias, discrimination, antidiscrimination law

Discovery and the Evidentiary Foundations of Implicit Bias

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 10
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Littler Mendelson, University of Virginia School of Law, Littler Mendelson, Gibson Dunn and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
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Discovery and the Evidentiary Foundations of Implicit Bias

Employee Relations Law Journal, Vol. 40, No. 3, 4-33
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 03 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 Aug 2015
Littler Mendelson, University of Virginia School of Law, Littler Mendelson, Gibson Dunn and Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP
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implicit bias, Implicit Association Test, discovery, replication, expert evidence

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Maintaining Scholarly Integrity in the Age of Bibliometrics

Journal of Legal Education (Forthcoming, 2019), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-40, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2019-16
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Jul 2019
Andrew T. Hayashi and Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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legal education, citation studies, law school rankings

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Good Causes and Bad Science

Vanderbilt Law Review En Banc, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2010-38
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 01 Nov 2010
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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experts, expert evidence, social framework, Daubert, class actions, Dukes

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Implicit Attitude Measures

Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2015 , Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 4
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 24 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2015
Gregory Mitchell and Philip Tetlock
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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implicit attitudes, unobtrusive measures, implicit measures, explicit measures

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The Price of Abstraction

Research Handbook on Behavioral Law and Economics (K. Zeiler & J. Teitelbaum, editors, Forthcoming), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2017-12
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2017
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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behavioral law and economics, law and economics, judgment and decision-making, rational choice

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Predicting Ethnic and Racial Discrimination: A Meta-Analysis of IAT Criterion Studies

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Vol. 105, No. 2, 171-192, DOI: 10.1037/a0032734
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Feb 2015
Rice University, University of Virginia School of Law, Texas A&M University - Department of Psychology, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Psychology and University of Pennsylvania
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Implicit Association Test, explicit measures of bias, predictive validity, discrimination, prejudice

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Case-Specific Sociological Inference: Meta-Norms for Expert Opinions

Sociological Methods and Research, Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2011-22
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 02 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 05 Sep 2011
Gregory Mitchell, John Monahan and Laurens Walker
University of Virginia School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 77 (310,422)

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Sociology, meta-norms, social science, Wal-Mart

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Libertarian Nudges

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2017-65
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 15 Nov 2017 Last Revised: 12 Mar 2018
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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Alternative Behavioral Law and Economics

The Oxford Handbook of Behavioral Economics and the Law (E. Zamir & D. Teichman, editors, 2014), Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2017-14
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 May 2017 Last Revised: 12 Jun 2017
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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behavioral law and economics, heuristics and biases, judgment and decision-making, rational choice

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Calibrating Prejudice in Milliseconds

Social Psychology Quarterly, 71, 12-16, 2008
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Aug 2014
Philip Tetlock and Gregory Mitchell
University of Pennsylvania and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 63 (346,274)

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implicit bias, discrimination

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Cognitive Style and Judging

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION MAKING (pp. 279-284) (David Klein & Gregory Mitchell eds., 2010)
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 04 Feb 2015
Gregory Mitchell and Philip Tetlock
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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cognitive style, judicial decision-making

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Judicial Decision Making

Gregory Mitchell, Judicial Decision Making (pp. 395-416), in Psychological Science and the Law (Neil Brewer & Amy Bradfield Douglas eds., 2019, Guilford), Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-31
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 31 May 2019 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2019
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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judicial decision-making, law and psychology, accountability

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Strong Claims and Weak Evidence: Reassessing the Predictive Validity of the IAT

Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 94, No. 3, 567-582, 2009, DOI: 10.1037/a0014665, U of Penn, Inst for Law & Econ Research Paper No. 15-4
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 06 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 26 Feb 2015
Texas A&M University - Department of Psychology, Florida International University (FIU) - Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania Law School, University of Pennsylvania, Psychology, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Pennsylvania
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Implicit Association Test, predictive validity, discrimination, implicit bias

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Balancing Fairness and Efficiency: The Impact of Identity-Blind and Identity-Conscious Accountability on Applicant Screening

PLOS ONE | DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0145208, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 3, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 1
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2016
University of Missouri at Kansas City, University of Virginia School of Law, University of Pennsylvania, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania and University of California, Berkeley
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discrimination, accountability, gender bias, racial bias

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Evaluating Judges

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION MAKING (pp. 221-248) (David Klein & Gregory Mitchell eds., 2010)
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Feb 2015
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law
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Judicial Behavior, Judicial Decision-Making, Empirical Studies of Judging

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The Impact of Proficiency Testing Information and Error Aversions on the Weight Given to Fingerprint Evidence

Gregory Mitchell & Brandon L. Garrett, The Impact of Proficiency Testing Information and Error Aversions on the Weight Given to Fingerprint Evidence, 37 BEHAVIORAL SCIENCES & THE LAW 195-210 (2019)., Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2019-23, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2019-29
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Apr 2019 Last Revised: 03 May 2019
Gregory Mitchell and Brandon L. Garrett
University of Virginia School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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fingerprints, experts, proficiency testing, false conviction, false acquittal

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How Jurors Evaluate Fingerprint Evidence: The Relative Importance of Match Language, Method Information, and Error Acknowledgment

Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 10, Issue 3, pp. 484-511, 2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 20 Aug 2013
Brandon L. Garrett and Gregory Mitchell
Duke University School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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Cautious Optimism in Law Students

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 55
Posted: 08 Aug 2002
Gregory Mitchell
University of Virginia School of Law

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