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Victor D. Quintanilla

ABF/JPB Foundation Access to Justice Scholar 2021-22

Victor D. Quintanilla is a Professor of Law at the IU Maurer School of Law and an Affiliated Professor of the IU Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. Quintanilla’s research investigates civil justice design, access to justice, and legal education by drawing on theory and methods within the field of social psychology, including experiments conducted with judges, lawyers, law students, and members of the public. He currently serves as the PI of a research line that harnesses psychological methods to examine the experiences of unrepresented persons in virtual court proceedings. Quintanilla also examines how unrepresented persons, particularly racial/ethnic minorities and members of disadvantaged groups, are  socially constructed in the civil justice system.

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