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Betsy Grey

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Jack E. Brown Professor of Law
Faculty, DTPHX Campus, Mailcode 9520
Lincoln Fellow
Faculty, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 9520
Biography

Jack E. Brown Professor of Law
Faculty Fellow, Center for Law, Science & Innovation
Fellow, ASU Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, 2017-2018

Betsy Grey publishes and teaches on issues of tort law, products liability and mass tort litigation, as well as neuroscience and law, and has presented to judicial conferences and other professional groups on these issues. Her recent scholarly work has focused on the study of no-fault compensation systems in the United States, as well as the impact of advancements in neuroscience on tort law. Professor Grey also has taught products liability as part of a common law program to law students in France.

Before joining College faculty, Professor Grey was a commercial litigator at the Washington, D.C., law firm of Shea & Gardner, and a trial attorney for the Civil Division of the U.S. Department of Justice through the Honors Program, where she represented federal agencies and officials in litigation involving constitutional, statutory and regulatory issues. A former articles editor of the Georgetown Law Journal, Professor Grey clerked for Judge Frank M. Johnson Jr. of the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Professor Grey is a member of the American Law Institute and Professional Editorial Board for Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology.

Education

B.A. Barnard College, Columbia University

J.D., Georgetown University Law Center

Publications

Neuroscience, PTSD and Sentencing Mitigation, 34 Cardozo L. Rev. 53 (2012).
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The Plague of Causation in the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act, 48 Harv. J. on Legis. 343 (2011).
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Homeland Security and Federal Relief: A Proposal for a Permanent Compensation System for Domestic Terrorist Victims, 9 N.Y.U. J. Legis. & Pub. Pol’y 663 (2006).
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Neuroscience and Emotional Harm in Tort Law: Rethinking the American Approach to Free-Standing Emotional Distress Claims, in Current Legal Issues, Volume 13 (Oxford University Press, 2011).
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Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 517Torts
LAW 734Products Liability
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 784Internship
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 598Special Topics
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 517Torts
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 791Seminar
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 784Internship
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 598Special Topics
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 517Torts
LAW 734Products Liability
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
BIO 598Special Topics
LAW 781Independent Study
LAW 791Seminar
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 517Torts
LAW 735Teaching Assistant
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 647Mass Tort Litigation
LAW 781Independent Study
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 517Torts
LAW 791Seminar
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
LAW 791Seminar