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Publications by Avani Mehta Sood


Cognitive Cleansing: Experimental Psychology and the Exclusionary Rule, forthcoming, 103 Georgetown Law Journal (2015)

Motivated Cognition in Legal Judgments: An Analytic Review, 9 Ann. Rev. L. Soc. Sci. 307 (2013) - PDF Version (176 Kb)

The Plasticity of Harm in the Service of Criminalization Goals (with John Darley), 100 Calif. L. Rev. 1313 (2012) - PDF Version (363 Kb)

Legal Efforts for Social Reform through the Indian Supreme Court, 51 Harv. Int'l L. J. Online 63 (2010) - PDF Version (196 Kb)

Redressing Women's Rights Violations through the Judiciary, 1 Jindal Global L. Rev. 137 (2009) - PDF Version (96 Kb)

The Fine Line Between Interrogation and Retribution (with Kevin Carlsmith), 45 J. Experimental Soc. Psychol. 191 (2009) - PDF Version (324 Kb)

Gender Justice through Public Interest Litigation: Case Studies from India, 41 Vand. J. Transnat'l L. 833 (2008) - PDF Version (487 Kb)


Failure to Deliver: Violations of Women's Human Rights in Kenyan Health Facilities (with Elisa Slattery and Claris Ogangah), Center for Reproductive Rights (2007) - PDF Version (272 Kb)

Litigating Reproductive Rights: Using Public Interest Litigation and International Law to Promote Gender Justice in India, Center for Reproductive Rights (2006) - PDF Version (886 Kb)


Aggressive Interrogation and Retributive Justice: A Proposed Psychological Model (with Kevin Carlsmith), in J. Hansen, ed., Ideology, Psychology, and Law 574-604 (2012) - PDF Version (1.08 Mb)