Criminal Law Society presents Dan Kahan, "The Laws of Cultural Cognition and the Cultural Cognition of Law"

Date: 
Monday, February 22, 2010 - 12:15pm - 1:30pm
Location: 
Room IV

Dan Kahan is the Elizabeth K. Dollard Professor of Law at Yale Law School.  In addition to risk perception, his areas of research include criminal law and evidence. Prior to coming to Yale in 1999, Professor Kahan was on the faculty of the University of Chicago Law School.  He also served as a law clerk to Justice Thurgood Marshall of the U.S. Supreme Court (1990-91) and to Judge Harry Edwards of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit (1989-90).  He received his B.A. from Middlebury College and his J.D. from Harvard University.  This lunch talk is sponsored by the Criminal Law Society and food will be served.