Episode: Cognitive Biases on the Supreme Court – Jonathan Feingold & Evelyn Carter
Episode pub date: 2019-01-10
Can common cognitive biases and heuristics influence U.S. Supreme Court decisions? In episode 40, Jonathan Feingold and Evelyn Carter from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) discuss the sometimes selective use of social science research by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist as analyzed in their article “Eyes Wide Open: What Social Science Can Tell Us About the Supreme Court’s Use of Social Science” published on August 8, 2018 in the Northwestern University Law Review.
Websites and other resources
Evelyn’s Twitter profile
UCLA’s BruinX (Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion)
Overview of the McCleskey v. Kemp case
Overview of the Grutter v. Bollinger case
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