Topic: Emotion & Law
We are proud to have been part of an international body of emotion and law scholarship working together to develop understanding of the intersection of emotion with many different areas of law.
Below are some recent examples of work from this group:
Clare Huntington, Repairing Family Law, Duke Law Journal (2008), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1117953
Clare Huntington, Happy Families? Translating Positive Psychology into Law, Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law (2009), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1423962
Clare Huntington, Neuroscience and the Law, Journal of Law and Policy (2012), available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2265076
CSEL's contributions to this work include:
What do we know so far about emotion and refugee law? This review paper is written for a legal audience, and summarises the contribution that psychological literature is making to the asylum decision making procedure, looking at the psychology of the claimant and also the decision maker. Herlihy, J. & Turner, S. (2013). What do we know so far about emotion and refugee law? Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 64(1) 47–62