Professor of Law
Neal Feigenson is Professor of Law. He teaches torts, evidence, civil procedure, and visual persuasion in the law. He has been a member of the faculty since 1987.
Feigenson received his JD from Harvard Law School and has taught at the University of Chicago, New York University, Cornell University, and University of Connecticut Law Schools.
His primary research interests include the cognitive and social psychology of legal decision making and the uses of visual and multimedia evidence. He is the author of over 50 articles and book chapters, as well as three books: Legal Blame: How Jurors Think and Talk About Accidents (American Psychological Association, 2000); Law on Display: The Digital Transformation of Legal Persuasion and Judgment (NYU Press, 2009); and Experiencing Other Minds in the Courtroom (University of Chicago Press, 2016).
Neal R. Feigenson & Christina O. Spiesel, CRIMINAL JURIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND THE LAW 173 (2018).
Neal Feigenson, EXPERIENCING OTHER MINDS IN THE COURTROOM (Univ. of Chicago Press 2016).
Neal Feigenson & Christina Spiesel, LAW ON DISPLAY: THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF LEGAL PERSUASION AND JUDGEMENT (New York University Press 2009).
Neal Feigenson, LAW, MIND AND BRAIN, Brain Imaging and Courtroom Evidence: On the Admissibility and Persuasiveness of fMRI (2009).
Neal Feigenson, LEGAL BLAME: HOW JURORS THINK AND TALK ABOUT ACCIDENTS (American Psychological Association 2001).