Quinnipiac University
Neal R. Feigenson

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).
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Education

  • BA, University of Maryland
  • JD, Harvard University

Areas of Expertise

  • Law and Psychology
  • Visual Evidence

Organization

  • Law

Office Location

  • School of Law and Education 110C

Mail Drop

  • LW-FAC

Selected Publications

CRIMINAL JURIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND THE LAW

Neal R. Feigenson & Christina O. Spiesel

173 (2018)

EXPERIENCING OTHER MINDS IN THE COURTROOM

Neal Feigenson

(Univ. of Chicago Press 2016)

LAW ON DISPLAY: THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF LEGAL PERSUASION AND JUDGEMENT

Neal Feigenson & Christina Spiesel

(New York University Press 2009)

LAW, MIND AND BRAIN

Neal Feigenson

Brain Imaging and Courtroom Evidence: On the Admissibility and Persuasiveness of fMRI (2009)

LEGAL BLAME: HOW JURORS THINK AND TALK ABOUT ACCIDENTS

Neal Feigenson

(American Psychological Association 2001)

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