Emotion in Context: Exploring the Interaction between Emotions and Legal Institutions

Friday, May 9, 2008 (All day) - Saturday, May 10, 2008 (All day)

Friday, May 9 

  • 9:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 9:30 a.m. Welcome by Dean Saul Levmore
  • 9:45 a.m. Introduction by Susan Bandes 
  • 10:00 a.m. Oliver Goodenough, "Institutions, Emotions and Law: An Essay on a Goldilocks Problem" (download .mp3
  • 10:50 a.m. Susan Bandes, "Victims, 'Closure,' and the Sociology of Emotion" (download .mp3
  • 11:40 a.m. Break
  • 12:00 noon Richard Epstein, "Happiness from an Evolutionary Perspective"
  • 12:50 p.m. Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Kevin McCabe, "Two Neural Systems for Trust" (download .mp3
  • 2:50 p.m. Elizabeth Phelps, "Social Influences on Emotional Learning and Decision-Making" (download .mp3)
  • 3:40 p.m. Break
  • 4:00 p.m. John Deigh, "Cognitivism about Reactive Attitudes"
  • 4:50 p.m. Martha Nussbaum, "Compassion: Human and Animal"

Saturday, May 10

  • 8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. Scott Anderson, "Practical and Nonpractical Guilt and the Role of Institutions" (download .mp3
  • 9:50 a.m. Christoph Engel, "Preponderance of the Evidence vs. Conviction Intime: The Psychology of a Difference between U.S. and European Law" (download .mp3
  • 10:40 a.m. Break
  • 10:55 a.m. Mary Anne Case, "On Liking and Not Liking in the Law of Discrimination Part II: Cultivating an Incest Taboo in the Workplace" (download .mp3
  • 11:45 a.m. Joshua Greene, "The Secret Joke of Kant's Soul: Emotion and Cognition in Moral Judgment" (download .mp3
  • 12:35 p.m. Adjourn
Mary Anne Case
Martha C. Nussbaum
Richard A. Epstein