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Saks to present at MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Research Network


January 25, 2010

Michael Saks, Regents' Professor of Law and Psychology, and Faculty Fellow, Center for the Study of Law, Science, & Technology, will present new research findings at the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Research Network in Santa Monica, Calif., on Jan. 7-9.

Saks will present with colleague Nicholas Schweitzer, assistant professor in ASU's New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences.

Saks' research focuses on empirical studies of the legal system, especially decision-making; the behavior of the litigation system; and the law's use of science. Saks is the fourth most-cited law-and-social-science scholar in the U.S., and has authored approximately 200 articles and books. Courses he has taught include criminal law, evidence, law and science, property and torts.

Judy Nichols, Judith.Nichols@asu.edu
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Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law