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Friday, January 23, 2015

Professor Sara Gordon to Speak to Federal Public Defender’s Office

Sara Gordon is an associate professor at the William S. Boyd School of Law.

On Jan. 29, Professor Gordon will give a presentation titled “Schema Theory and ‘Plain Language’ Jury Instructions” to the Federal Public Defender’s office in Las Vegas.

The Federal Public Defender’s office provides federal criminal defense services to those unable to afford representation.

Professor Gordon's research focuses on law and psychology and the impact of cognitive and social psychology on jurors and other legal decision-makers.