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Faculty Publications

Bandes, Susan


  • Remorse and Demeanor in the Courtroom: The Cognitive Science of Evaluating Contrition, in The Integrity of Criminal Process: From Theory into Practice (Hunter, Roberts, Young and Dixon eds., Hart Publishing, forthcoming 2015).
  • The Passions of Law (ed., NYU Press, 2000) (also available in paperback, 2001).

Book Chapters

  • Empathy, Narrative and Victim Impact Statements, in Ashgate Library of Essays on Philosophers and Law (West ed., forthcoming 2015)
  • Emotion and Deliberation: The Autonomous Citizen in the Social World, in NOMOS LIII, Passions and Emotions (NYU Press 2013)
  • Emotions and Risk Regulation, in 62 Stud. in L., Pol., & Soc. 219 (Austin Sarat ed., 2013)
  • The Challenges of Quality of Life Policing for Criminal Procedure, in The Constitution and the Future of Criminal Justice in America. (Balkin, Parry and Richardson eds., Cambridge University Press, 2013).
    Full text via SSRN
  • Entry on the Eleventh Amendment, in The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2d ed., Oxford University Press, 2005).
  • With Stuart M. Jay, Justiciability, in 1999 Federal Appellate Jurisdiction: Its Elements and Its Evolving Content (Federal Judicial Center, 1999).
  • Intersystemic Preclusion, in Moore's Federal Practice (3rd ed., Matthew Bender, 1997).


Book Reviews


  • Book Review, What Does it Feel Like to be a Lawyer? Jotwell (reviewing Susannah Sheffer, Fighting for their Lives: Inside the Experience of Capital Defense Attorneys (Vanderbilt University Press 2013))
    Full text via Jotwell
  • Bandes, Susan. "Power Lies in the Emotion." New York Times, 4 Mar. 2011. Web. 07 Mar. 2011. .
    Full text via New York Times
  • Appearance on NPR: TV's Most Accurate Portrayel of Miranda
    Podcast via NPR
  • Conference Paper: Is it Immoral to Punish the Heedless or Clueless?, Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference 2010: Law, Institutions & Human Behavior.
    Abstract via SSRN
  • Streaming Video: The Exclusionary Rule under the Roberts Court, held by West Virginia University College of Law (March 12, 2010).
    Video available via West Virginia University College of Law
  • Audio tape: Conference on Media and Criminal Justice, held by the Association of American Law Schools (Meeting) (2003).
  • Videotape: Symposium: Crime victims’ rights in the twenty-first century, held by University of Utah, Franklin Thomas Backus School of Law (1999).
  • Judges Do Poor Job of Policing Themselves, 48 Chi. Sun Times, Feb.18, 1994 at 30.
  • State's Judicial Discipline System: Who Will Watch the Watchdogs, 140 Chi. Daily L. Bulletin, Feb. 11, 1994 at 2.
    Full text via LexisNexis Academic,
    DePaul Campus Connect login required off-campus
  • Lyons Unchained: A Comment on Robinson v. City of Chicago, The Circuit Rider (publication of the Seventh Circuit Bar Assoc.) (Sept. 1989).