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Law, Responsibility, and the Brain
(PLoS Biology, 2007)
This article addresses new developments in neuroscience, and their implications for law. It explores, for example, the relationships between brain injury and violence, as well as the connections between mental disorders ...
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 ...
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 ...
Predicting the Knowledge--Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain
(Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2017-03-21)
Criminal convictions require proof that a prohibited act was performed in a statutorily specified mental state. Different legal consequences, including greater punishments, are mandated for those who act in a state of ...
Neuroscientists in Court
(Nature Reviews Neuroscience, 2014)
Neuroscientific evidence is increasingly being offered in court cases. Consequently, the legal system needs neuroscientists to act as expert witnesses who can explain the limitations and interpretations of neuroscientific ...