Monthly Archives: April 2012

Secunda on New Legal Realism with Discussion

NEW FEATURE! Welcoming NLR Guest Blogger  PAUL M. SECUNDA

Paul Secunda is an Associate Professor of Law at Marquette University Law School.

Culturally-Motivated Cognition As a Type of New Legal Realism

The judicial role in society is popularly understood by its principle purpose of providing a fair adjudication of disputes by a neutral decisionmaker – the judge or the jury.  Yet, a practical barrier exists. That practical barrier is cultural cognition.

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