Adam Benforado

Drexel University Kline School of Law

Associate Professor

3320 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

15

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Scholarly Papers (15)

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The Great Attributional Divide: How Divergent Views of Human Behavior are Shaping Legal Policy

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-38
Number of pages: 99 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
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law, legal theory, ideology, psychology, situationism, realism

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Broken Scales: Obesity and Justice in America

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 53, p. 1645, 2004, Santa Clara Univ. Legal Studies Research Paper No. 06-16
Number of pages: 163 Posted: 17 Oct 2006
Jon D. Hanson, Adam Benforado and David G. Yosifon
Harvard Law School, Drexel University Kline School of Law and Santa Clara University - School of Law
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Naive Cynicism: Maintaining False Perceptions in Policy Debates

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-37
Number of pages: 77 Posted: 18 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2008
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
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law, legal theory, ideology, psychology, situationism, realism, naive realism, abu ghraib

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Legal Academic Backlash: The Response of Legal Theorists to Situationist Insights

Emory Law Journal, Vol. 57, No. 5, 2008, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 08-45
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 11 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 27 Feb 2011
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
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social psychology, social cognition, naive cynicism, naive realism, legal theory, policy debates, economic behavioralism

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The Body of the Mind: Embodied Cognition, Law, and Justice

St. Louis University Law Journal, Vol. 54, 2010
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2010
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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embodied cognition, embodied grounding, grounded cognition, law and mind sciences, dualism, mind and body, critical realism, situationism

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Frames of Injustice: The Bias We Overlook

Indiana Law Journal, Vol. 85, 2010, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 1546705
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 02 Feb 2010 Last Revised: 14 Aug 2010
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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cultural cognition, law and mind sciences, situationism, critical realism, scott v. harris, police chase, perspective bias, video evidence

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The Geography of Criminal Law

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 31, No. 3, 2010, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 1570599
Number of pages: 82 Posted: 15 Mar 2010
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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Quick on the Draw: Implicit Bias and the Second Amendment

Oregon Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 1, p. 1, 2010, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-A-19
Number of pages: 81 Posted: 01 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2010
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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Second Amendment, Implicit Bias, Guns, Gun Rights, Extremism, Hate Crimes, Hate Groups, Racism, Debiasing, Post-Racialism, Bigotry, Disparate Outcomes

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The Costs of Dispositionism: The Premature Demise of Situationist Law and Economics

University of Maryland Law Review, Vol. 64, p. 24, 2005, Harvard Public Law Working Paper No. 09-10
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 16 Jan 2009 Last Revised: 06 Feb 2009
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School
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legal theory, law and econonomics, situationism, dispositionism, legal history, intellectual history, social psychology, Richard Posner, Guido Calabresi, ideology

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Don't Blame Us: How Our Attributional Proclivities Influence the Relationship Between Americans, Business, and Government

Entrepreneurial Business Law Journal, Vol. 5, 2010, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-A-22
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 10 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 06 Dec 2010
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, CFPA, financial crisis, credit cards, law and mind sciences, attributions, critical realism, situationism, regulation, paternalism

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Color Commentators of the Bench

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 38, 2011, Drexel University Earle Mack School of Law Research Paper No. 2010-A-18
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 Nov 2010
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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Supreme Court, Justices, Umpires, Judge as Umpire, Judicial Analogies, Role of the Judiciary, Cognitive Illiberalism, Mind Sciences, Judicial Behavior, Judicial Bias, Project on Law and Mind Sciences, Sports Law, Debiasing

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Can Science Save Justice?

Judicature, vol. 101, no. 2
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 May 2020
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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Do Trial Consultants Spell the End of Justice?

The Jury Expert, vol. 27, no. 3, 2015
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 May 2020
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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The Drifters: Why the Supreme Court Makes Justices More Liberal

Boston Review, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2006
Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Adam Benforado and Jon D. Hanson
Drexel University Kline School of Law and Harvard Law School

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The Unsettling Truth about Our Legal System: What the Mind Sciences Can Teach Teenagers About Criminal Injustice

Insights on Law and Society, v. 18, no. 2, p. 4-9
Number of pages: 7
Adam Benforado
Drexel University Kline School of Law
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