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Novel Justice is a book event series hosted by the Wilson Center for Science and Justice. They invite authors to discuss recently published criminal justice books and to engage in Q&A with faculty and students. 

Novel Justice: The Behavioral Code: The Hidden Ways the Law Makes Us Better or Worse by Benjamin van Rooij and Adam Fine

November 10, 2021, 12:30 p.m.

Benjamin van Rooij writes about why people obey or break the law. Adam Fine, Ph.D., is a professor of criminology and criminal justice as well as law and behavioral sciences at Arizona State University. Their book, The Behavioral Code: The Hidden Ways the Law Makes Us Better or Worse, is Freakonomics for the law- the revolutionary behavioral science insights into how the law fails to reduce misbehavior. Join us for a conversation and Q&A with Rooij and Fine about their work. 

Moderator: Jennifer Teitcher, a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Wilson Center for Science and Justice

Panelists: Benjamin van Rooij, Professor of Law and Society, Director Graduate School of Law, University of Amsterdam

Adam Fine, Assistant Professor at Arizona State University, School of Criminology & Criminal Justice