Justin D. Levinson

  • Professor of Law
  • Director, Culture and Jury Project
  • Deputy Director, Institute of Asian-Pacific Business Law

Degrees

  • BA with distinction University of Michigan 1996
  • JD University of California, Los Angeles 1999
  • LLM Harvard Law School 2004

Biography

Professor Levinson joined the faculty in 2004. In Fall 2008, he founded the Culture and Jury Project, an interdisciplinary and international research collaboration devoted to facilitating the study of human decision-making in the law.

Prior to joining us, Professor Levinson practiced law at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in Palo Alto, California, where he represented technology companies at various stages of development. He has served as Visiting Assistant Professor at Beijing University, and as a Fellow at the Culture and Cognition Lab at UC Berkeley. He has also taught courses in Australia and Israel.

Professor Levinson's research focuses on the intersection of psychology and the law, including empirical analysis of psychological concepts embedded in the law. 

Publications

Books

Articles

Book Chapters

  • Biased Corporate Decision-Making? in IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS ACROSS THE LAW (Justin D. Levinson & Robert J. Smith, editors), Cambridge University Press (2012).
  • Implicit Racial Bias: A Social Science Overview (with Danielle Young & Laurie A. Rudman), in IMPLICIT RACIAL BIAS ACROSS THE LAW (Justin D. Levinson & Robert J. Smith, editors), Cambridge University Press (2012).
  • Culture, Cognitions and Legal Decision-Making, in (R. Sorrentino & S. Yamaguchi, eds) Handbook of Motivation and Cognition Across Cultures. Elsevier Press (2008).