Can cognitive biases and heuristics regarding race influence U.S. Supreme Court decisions? In episode 40, Jonathan Feingold and Evelyn Carter from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) discuss the sometimes selective use of social science research by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist as analyzed in their article “Eyes Wide Open: What Social Science Can Tell Us About the Supreme Court’s Use of Social Science” published on August 8, 2018 in the open-access journal Northwestern University Law Review.



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Ryan Watkins & Doug Leigh

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Watkins, R., Leigh, D., Feingold, J., & Carter, E.. (2019, January 9). Parsing Science – Cognitive Biases on the Supreme Court. figshare.


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