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Victor D. Quintanilla

Faculty bibliography for Professor Quintanilla


Victor D. Quintanilla

Professor of Law; Co-Director, Center for Law, Society, & Culture; Adjunct Faculty, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences


Underestimating the Unrepresented: Cognitive Biases Disadvantage Pro Se Litigants in Family Law Cases (with Kathryn M. Kroeper,, 26 PSYCHOLOGY, PUBLIC POLICY, AND LAW 198 (Feb. 2020).

Doing Unrepresented Status: The Social Construction and Production of Pro Se Persons69 DEPAUL LAW REVIEW 543 (2020). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Experiential Education and Access-to-Justice within U.S. Law Schools: Designing and Evaluating an Access-to-Justice-Service Learning Program within the First-Year Curriculum (with Joan Middendorf, et. al.), 7 INDIANA JOURNAL OF LAW AND SOCIAL EQUALITY 88 (2019). [HeinOnline]  [SSRN]

The Immigrant Labeling Effect: The Role of Immigrant Group Labels in Prejudice Against Noncitizens (with Julian M. Rucker and Mary C. Murphy), 22 GROUP PROCESSES & INTERGROUP RELATIONS (Published online, Feb. 2, 2019).

Law, Society, and Psychological Science (with Avani Sood), 15 ANNUAL REVIEW OF LAW & SOCIAL SCIENCE (Forthcoming 2019).

The Ethical Practice of Human-Centered Civil Justice Design (with Haley Hinkle), 32 NOTRE DAME JOURNAL OF LAW, ETHICS, AND PUBLIC POLICY 251 (2018). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Human-Centered Civil Justice Design: Procedural Justice and Process Value Pluralism (with Michael A. Yontz), 54 TULSA LAW REVIEW 113 (2018). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Human-Centered Civil Justice Design121 PENN STATE LAW REVIEW 745 (2017). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

The Public Believes Predispute Binding Arbitration Clauses Are Unjust: Ethical Implications for Dispute-System Design in the Time of Vanishing Trials (with Alexander B. Avtgis), 85 FORDHAM LAW REVIEW 2119 (2017). [HeinOnline] [SSRN

The Signaling Effect of Pro Se Status (with Rachel A. Allen and Edward R. Hirt), 42 LAW & SOCIAL INQUIRY 1091 (2017). [SSRN]

The Same-Actor Inference of Nondiscrimination: Moral Credentialing & the Psychological and Legal Licensing of Bias (with Cheryl R. Kaiser), 104 CALIFORNIA LAW REVIEW 1 (2016). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Taboo Procedural Tradeoffs: Examining How the Public Experiences Tradeoffs Between Procedural Justice and Cost, 15 NEVADA LAW JOURNAL 882 (2015). [HeinOnline] [SSRN]

Access to Counsel: Psychological Science Can Improve the Promise of Civil Rights Enforcement (with Cheryl R. Kaiser), 1 POLICY INSIGHTS FROM THE BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES 95 (2014). [SSRN]

Critical Race Empiricism: A New Means to Measure Civil Procedure, 3 UC IRVINE LAW REVIEW 187 (2013). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

Judicial Mindsets: The Social Psychology of Implicit Theories and the Law, 90 NEBRASKA LAW REVIEW 611 (2012). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]

Beyond Common Sense: A Social Psychological Study of Iqbal's Effect on Claims of Race Discrimination, 17 MICHIGAN JOURNAL OF RACE & LAW 1 (2011). [ SSRN] [HeinOnline]

(Mis)Judging Intent: The Fundamental Attribution Error In Federal Securities Law, 7 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF LAW & BUSINESS 195 (2010). [SSRN] [HeinOnline]


INDIANA CIVIL LEGAL NEEDS STUDY AND LEGAL AID SYSTEM SCAN (with Rachel Thelin), Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Public Policy Institute in partnership with the Indiana Coalition for Court Access, 2019. [SSRN]