Jason A Cantone

Jason A Cantone

Jason A Cantone

Adjunct Faculty

Federal courts, legal decision making, legal empirical research, psychology and law, judicial education

Dr. Cantone is a Senior Research Associate at the Federal Judicial Center. Among his work projects, he maintains the Center's page on Federal-State Relations

From 2018 to 2023, Dr. Cantone was an elected member of the Executive Committee of the American Psychology-Law Society and on the Council of Representatives for the American Psychological Association (APA). He currently serves on the APA Committee for the Advancement of General and Applied Psychology. 

Selected Publications

For a list of my publications, see: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jason-Cantone

Expanded Publication List

Cantone, J.A. (2023). Federal–State Court Cooperation: Surveys of U.S. District and U.S. Court of Appeals Chief Judges and State and Territorial Chief Justices and Court Administrators. Federal Judicial Center. Available at https://www.fjc.gov/content/378684/federal-state-court-cooperation-surveys-us-district-and-us-court-appeals-chief-judges. 

Henderson, K. S., Fountain, E. N., Redlich, A. D., & Cantone, J. A. (2023). Judicial Strategies for Evaluating the Validity of Guilty Pleas. Court Review, 59(2), 44-51. 

Cantone, J. A., Walls, V., & Rutter, T. (2022). Self-referencing affects perceptions of workplace discrimination against atheists. Psychology of Religion and Spirituality, 14(3), 381-385. https://doi.org/10.1037/rel0000466

Henderson, K. S., Fountain, E. N., Redlich, A. D., & Cantone, J. A. (2022). Judicial involvement in plea-bargaining. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 28(3), 356–373. https://doi.org/10.1037/law0000327

Cantone, J.A. & Giffin, C. (2021). Certified Questions of State Law: An Empirical Examination of Use in Three U.S. Courts of Appeal. Toledo Law Review, 53(1), 1-53. 

Courses Taught

CRIM 315, Research Methods and Analysis in Criminology


University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, B.S. Psychology Honors

University of Nebraska at Lincoln, M.A., J.D., Ph.D.