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Selected Presentations 2010 to Present


Moral Shock & Legal Change
DePaul University, Women’s Network and Black Leadership Coalition (DPUBLC), Nov. 2016

Empathy, Compassion and the Rule of Law, Concluding Lecture in “Questioning Passion” Series
Washington and Lee Law School, Apr. 11, 2016

Compassion and the Rule of Law, Symposium on Compassion and the Law
Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, London, UK, July 1, 2015

Moral Imagination in Judging, The 2011 Annual Foulston Siefkin Lecture
Washburn Law School, Mar. 11, 2011

Wicklander Fellowship Keynote Address: Some Thoughts about the Role of Emotion and Morality in Capital Punishment
DePaul University, May 26, 2010


Share Your Grief But Not Your Anger: Victim Impact Statements and the Expression of Emotion at Criminal Trials
Conference on Cognition and Emotion, University of Manchester (UK), June 10-11 (2014)
Workshop on Gender at the University of Chicago Law School, May 20, 2015

Remorse, Demeanor and the Consequences of Misinterpretation: The Limits of Law as a Window into the Soul
Cardozo Law School conference on law, religion and emotion, Apr. 26, 2014
SMU Law School Criminal Justice Conference, Jan. 24, 2014
Law and Philosophy Colloquium, University of Texas, Nov. 21, 2013
University of Iowa Faculty Workshop, Sept. 12, 2103
Conduct Unbecoming Conference, UNSW, Apr. 5-6, 2013

Gruesome Photos, Victim Impact Statements, and the Limits of Evidentiary Discourse: Reconsidering the Probative, the Prejudicial, and the Emotional
U.C. Irvine Center for Law, Society and Culture, May 6, 2013

And All the Pieces Matter: Thoughts on the Wire
William and Mary Law School, Williamsburg, VA. Feb. 26, 2013

Repellent Crimes and Rational Deliberation: Emotion and the Death Penalty
Wayne State Law School, Apr. 14, 2011
University of Miami Law School, Dec.  1, 2010
FIU Law School, Apr. 7, 2011

The Lone Miscreant, The Self-Training Prosecutor, and Other Fictions: A Comment on Connick v. Thompson
Symposium on Official and Municipal Liability for Constitutional and Intentional Torts Today, Fordham Law School, Apr. 8, 2011

Reason, Passion, and Democratic Politics
Annual Meeting of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, Washington D.C., Dec. 29, 2010

Is it Immoral to Punish the Heedless and Clueless? Symposium on Brain Sciences in the Courtroom
Mercer Law School, Oct. 22, 2010

Emotion and Risk Regulation
Conference on Economic Perspectives on Transnational Risk Regulation, Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Oxford, U.K. Apr. 13-14, 2010

The Exclusionary Rule in the Roberts Court
University of West Virginia Law School, Mar. 12, 2010


Remorse in the Courtroom, 2017 CACJ/CPDA Capital Case Defense Seminar
San Diego, CA, Feb. 18, 2017

Webcast, If at First You Don’t Succeed: The New Interrogation Laws and Waning Miranda Rights
West Publishing, Mar. 17, 2010

The Role of Emotion in Reasoned Moral Judgment, symposium on The Mind and Criminal Defense
The Center for American and International Law, Plano, Texas, July 17, 2009


Conference on Law, Reason and Emotion
University of New South Wales, March 18, 2016 (with Jill Hunter)

The Constitution in 2020: The Future of Criminal Justice
Florida State Law School, October 8, 2010 (with Wayne Logan and Dan Markel)

Emotions in Context: Exploring the Interaction Between Emotions and Legal Institutions
University of Chicago Law School, May 9, 2008 (with Martha Nussbaum)

Law and the Emotions: New Directions in Scholarship
UC Berkeley, Berkeley CA, February 8 and 9, 2007 (with Kathryn Abrams, Hila Keren and Terry Maroney)