Barbara A. Spellman

University of Virginia School of Law

580 Massie Road

Charlottesville, VA 22903

United States

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1.

Legal Reasoning

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Barbara A. Spellman and Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
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2.

Law and Social Cognition

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2012-10
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 07 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 14 Feb 2012
Barbara A. Spellman and Frederick Schauer
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 576 (30,451)

Abstract:

juries, jury decision making, judicial decision making, and law and psychology

3.

Embodied Rationality

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-17
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 May 2009 Last Revised: 28 Mar 2010
Barbara A. Spellman and Simone Schnall
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Cambridge
Downloads 379 (56,901)

Abstract:

rationality, decision making, embodied cognition, behavioral law and economics

4.

Is Expert Evidence Really Different?

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2013-15
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 02 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 13 May 2013
Frederick Schauer and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 301 (69,618)

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evidence, experts, psychology and law, jury, overvaluation

5.

Sentencing Decisions: Matching the Decisionmaker to the Decision Nature

Columbia Law Review, Vol. 105, pp. 1124-1161, May 2005
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Mar 2005
Paul H. Robinson and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Pennsylvania Law School and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 217 (101,675)
Citation 4

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Sentencing

6.

Calibrating Legal Judgments

The Journal of Legal Analysis, forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2016-58, Virginia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 2016-19
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 01 Feb 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
Frederick Schauer and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 214 (113,645)

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On the Supposed Expertise of Judges in Evaluating Evidence

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 157, 2007
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 04 Apr 2007
Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 199 (101,675)
Citation 5

Abstract:

legal reasoning, evidence, judicial reasoning

8.

Judges, Expertise, and Analogy

THE PSYCHOLOGY OF JUDICIAL DECISION-MAKING, D. Klein & G. Mitchell, eds., Forthcoming, Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2009-20
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 15 Sep 2009 Last Revised: 04 Oct 2009
Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 150 (135,216)
Citation 3

Abstract:

courts, judicial behavior, analogical reasoning, expertise, attitudinal model, Legal Realism

9.

Calibration Trumps Confidence as a Basis for Witness Credibility

Psychological Science, Vol. 18, No. 1, p. 46, 2007
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 09 Apr 2007
Elizabeth R. Tenney, Robert MacCoun, Barbara A. Spellman and Reid Hastie
University of Virginia - Psychology, Stanford Law School, University of Virginia School of Law and University of Chicago - Booth School of Business
Downloads 129 (169,212)
Citation 2

Abstract:

evidence, juries

10.

Counterfactuals, Control, and Causation: Why Knowledgeable People Get Blamed More

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Jul 2014
University of Virginia, University of Virginia - Psychology, University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 103 (173,264)

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Blame, cause, attribution, counterfactuals, control, potency, mental state

11.

When Knowledge Matters to Causation

5th Annual Conference on Empirical Legal Studies Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 17 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2010
Barbara A. Spellman and Christopher Holland
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia - McIntire School of Commerce
Downloads 95 (204,160)

Abstract:

Causation, Attribution, Reasonable Person, Psychology

12.

Immorality or Abnormality: What's to Blame for Increasing Blame?

Virginia Public Law and Legal Theory Research Paper No. 2014-31
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 05 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
Elizabeth A Gilbert and Barbara A. Spellman
University of Virginia and University of Virginia School of Law
Downloads 56 (250,862)

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Causation, Blame, Morality, Counterfactuals, Control

13.

Beyond Instructions to Disregard: When Objections Backfire and Interruptions Distract

Saint Louis U. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-11
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 05 May 2014 Last Revised: 23 May 2014
Molly J. Walker Wilson, Barbara A. Spellman and Rachel M. York
Saint Louis University - School of Law, University of Virginia School of Law and George Mason University - Department of Psychology
Downloads 40 (315,662)

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14.

Blame, Cause and Counterfactuals: The Inextricable Link

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 08 Jul 2014
Barbara A. Spellman and Elizabeth A Gilbert
University of Virginia School of Law and University of Virginia
Downloads 23 (374,255)

Abstract:

Blame, causation, counterfactuals, attribution, law, psychology