Betsy Grey

Lincoln Center Applied Ethics
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Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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9520

Biography

Betsy Grey is the Jack E. Brown Professor of Law in the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, a fellow with the Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics (2017-2018) and faculty fellow with the Center for Law, Science and Innovation at Arizona State University.

Professor 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 ASU, 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

  • J.D. Georgetown University Law Center
  • B.A. Barnard College, Columbia University

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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Courses

Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
LAW 781 Independent Study
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
LAW 647 Mass Tort Litigation
LAW 781 Independent Study
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
LAW 517 Torts
LAW 734 Products Liability
LAW 735 Teaching Assistant
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
LAW 784 Internship
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
BIO 598 Special Topics
LAW 781 Independent Study
LAW 791 Seminar
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
LAW 517 Torts
LAW 735 Teaching Assistant
LAW 791 Seminar
Summer 2016
Course Number Course Title
LAW 784 Internship
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
BIO 598 Special Topics
LAW 781 Independent Study
LAW 791 Seminar
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
LAW 517 Torts
LAW 734 Products Liability
LAW 735 Teaching Assistant
Spring 2015
Course Number Course Title
BIO 598 Special Topics
LAW 781 Independent Study
LAW 791 Seminar
Fall 2014
Course Number Course Title
LAW 517 Torts
LAW 735 Teaching Assistant
LAW 791 Seminar
Spring 2014
Course Number Course Title
LAW 647 Mass Tort Litigation
LAW 781 Independent Study
Fall 2013
Course Number Course Title
LAW 517 Torts
LAW 791 Seminar