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Categorically Biased: The Influence of Knowledge Structures on Law and Legal Theory
This Article focuses primarily on one slice of social psychology and social cognition research, namely the vast and vibrant field examining the integral role that knowledge structures play in the way we attend to, remember, ...
The Blame Frame: Justifying (Racial) Injustice in America
This Article attempts to elucidate how our forebears, who were presumably as devoted to justice and liberty in their times as we are in ours, failed to condemn behaviors that are today widely viewed as patently oppressive, ...
Legal Academic Backlash: The Response of Legal Theorists to Situationist Insights
This article is the third of a multipart series. The first part, "The Great Attributional Divide," argues that a major rift runs across many of our major policy debates based on our attributional tendencies: the less ...
The Costs of Dispositionism: The Premature Demise of Situationist Law and Economics
This article was written for the 2005 Symposium: "Calabresi's Costs of Accidents: A Generation of Impact on Law and Scholarship" held at the University of Maryland Law School. Donald Gifford provided the following summary ...