Law and Behavioral Science


ASU's Law and Behavioral Science group brings together scholars and students from across ASU whose research interests are at the intersection of law and psychology.

News and Events

We are now accepting PhD program applications for fall 2021!
Law and Behavioral Science initiative wins 2020 ASU President's Award for Innovation
New research from Karey O'Hara on partner contact and stress after divorce appears in Clinical Psychological Science.
Psychological Assessment in Legal Contexts: Are Courts Keeping “Junk Science” Out of the Courtroom? Read the paper or watch the AAAS Press Briefing of this major project led by Tess Neal
Congratulations to PhD student Emily Denne who was awarded a 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!

With 16 faculty and 1700 students,
we are one of the largest programs in the world
focused on law and psychology.

2020 Santa Monica Meeting

Forensic Science Event

Justice Reform Conference

Trial Filming

Fall 2018 Writing Retreat

ASU study looks at angry lawyer effectiveness