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

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
We are happy to welcome three new faculty members: Laura Smalarz, Karey O'Hara, and Alissa Knowles
Congratulations to PhD student Emily Denne who was awarded a 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship!
Jessica Salerno named 2018 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science

With 16 faculty and 1300 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