Erik Girvan is an Assistant Professor at the UO School of Law. His research investigates how social stereotypes impact decisions in the legal system and explores ways to reduce or eliminate those effects. In addition, he works to develop strategies for using the insights, methods, and findings of social science to address problems of legal policy, doctrine, and procedure. He teaches Civil Procedure; Remedies; and Race, Gender, Bias and Law.
(University of Oregon School of Law, 2016-05-09)This Article reviews major developments in anti-discrimination doctrine related to discretionary decisions in two different domains—the death penalty and employment decisions—and highlights the role that judicial concerns ...