Faculty Profiles

Julie  Seaman

Julie Seaman

Associate Professor of Law

Areas of Expertise

Evidence

Curriculum Vitae

Julie Seaman teaches evidence and a seminar on the First Amendment. Professor Seaman received her BA from the University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude) and her JD from Harvard (magna cum laude), where she was an editor of the Harvard Law Review and a teaching assistant for the federal litigation course. She clerked with federal district court Judge Robert J. Ward and she has taught legal writing as an adjunct professor at Stetson University School of Law.

Education: JD, Harvard (magna cum laude); BA, University of Pennsylvania (summa cum laude)

Books

Evidence for an Age of Science and Statutes (7th edition, 2012) (with Carlson, Imwinkelried, and Beecher-Monas).

Journal Articles

"Black Boxes," 58 Emory Law Journal 428 (2008).

"Hate Speech and Identity Politics: A Situationalist Proposal," 36 Florida State University Law Review 99 (2008).

"Triangulating Testimonial Hearsay: The Constitutional Boundaries of Expert Opinion Testimony," 96 Georgia Law Journal 827 (2008).

Book Chapters

"The Empress’s Clothes," in Evolution's Empress: How Females Shape Human Adaptation (forthcoming, Oxford University Press).

"Legal N-Grams? A Simple Approach to Track the ‘Evolution’ of Legal Language," in Proceedings of Jurix: the 24th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems (Vienna, 2011) (with Daniel Martin Katz, Michael J. Bommarito II, Adam Candeub & Eugene Agichtein).

Invited Lectures and Presentations

  • Primer on Commercial Speech, CDC Office of Smoking Health (Emory/CDC, April 2012).
  • Legal n-grams, Thirteenth Annual SEAL Scholarship Conference (Emory Law School, April 2012).
  • Moderator, The Truth About Lies: Neuroscience, Law, and Ethics of Lie Detection Technologies (Emory Medical School, May 2012).