Introduction

Faculty Biography

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Neal Feigenson

Professor of Law

BA, University of Maryland; JD, Harvard University

Areas of expertise


  • Law and Psychology
  • Visual Evidence

Biography

Biography


Neal Feigenson is Professor of Law at Quinnipiac University School of Law. He teaches torts, evidence, and visual persuasion in the law, and 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.

Feigenson 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).

Curriculum Vitae

Selected Publications

Selected Publications


NEAL R. FEIGENSON & CHRISTINA O. SPIESEL, The Psychology of Surveillance and Sousveillance Video Evidence, in CRIMINAL JURIES IN THE 21ST CENTURY: PSYCHOLOGICAL SCIENCE AND THE LAW 173 (Cynthia Najdowski & Margaret Stevenson Oxford University Press, 2018).

NEAL FEIGENSON, EXPERIENCING OTHER MINDS IN THE COURTROOM (Univ. of Chicago Press, 2016). 

NEAL FEIGENSON, Brain Imaging and Courtroom Evidence: On the Admissibility and Persuasiveness of fMRI, in LAW, MIND AND BRAIN (Michael Freeman & Oliver R. Goodenough, 2009).

NEAL FEIGENSON & CHRISTINA SPIESEL, LAW ON DISPLAY: THE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF LEGAL PERSUASION AND JUDGEMENT (New York University Press, 2009). 

NEAL FEIGENSON, LEGAL BLAME: HOW JURORS THINK AND TALK ABOUT ACCIDENTS (American Psychological Association, 2001).