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Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment
(The Journal of Neuroscience, 2016)
The evolved capacity for third-party punishment is considered crucial to the emergence and maintenance of elaborate human social organization and is central to the modern provision of fairness and justice within society. ...
Brain Scans as Evidence: Truths, Proofs, Lies, and Lessons
(Mercer Law Review, 2011)
This contribution to the Brain Sciences in the Courtroom Symposium identifies and discusses issues important to admissibility determinations when courts confront brain-scan evidence. Through the vehicle of the landmark ...
Decoding Guilty Minds: How Jurors Attribute Knowledge and Guilt
(Vanderbilt Law Review, 2018)
A central tenet of Anglo-American penal law is that in order for an actor to be found criminally liable, a proscribed act must be accompanied by a guilty mind. While it is easy to understand the importance of this principle ...
Law and Neuroscience
(Law and Neuroscience, 2014)
This provides the Summary Table of Contents and Chapter 1 of our coursebook “Law and Neuroscience” (forthcoming April 2014, from Aspen Publishing). Designed for use in both law schools and beyond, the book provides ...
Sorting Guilty Minds
(New York University Law Review, 2011)
Because punishable guilt requires that bad thoughts accompany bad acts, the Model Penal Code (MPC) typically requires that jurors infer the past mental state of a criminal defendant. More specifically, jurors must sort ...