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Griffin discusses role of narrative, storytelling, and probability in assessing guilt and innocence
In a podcast interview with Joe Miller and Christian Turner of Oral Argument, Professor Lisa Kern Griffin discusses guilt, innocence and how truth is found during trial.
- Narrative, Truth, and Trial, 101 Georgetown Law Journal 281-335 (2013)
- Foreword: Adjudicating the Guilty Mind, 75 Law & Contemporary Problems i-v (No. 2, 2012) (with Samuel W. Buell)
- On the Mental State of Consciousness of Wrongdoing, 75 Law & Contemporary Problems 133-166 (No. 2, 2012) (with Samuel W. Buell)
- Criminal Lying, Prosecutorial Power, and Social Meaning, 97 California Law Review 1515-1570 (2009)
Griffin’s scholarship and teaching focus on evidence, constitutional criminal procedure, and federal criminal justice policy. Her recent work concerns the status and significance of silence in criminal investigations, the relationship between constructing narratives and achieving factual accuracy in the courtroom, and the criminalization of dishonesty in legal institutions and the political process.