May 13, 2014
This message brings news about:
A) Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications
B) Recent Neurolaw Books
C) Neurolaw Media & News Clippings
D) Conferences & Speaker Series
A. Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications
- Stephen J. Morse, Brain Imaging in the Courtroom: The Quest for Legal Relevance , 5(2) AJOB Neuroscience (2014).
- Matthew R. Ginther, Francis X. Shen, Richard J. Bonnie, Morris B. Hoffman, Owen D. Jones, René Marois, Kenneth W. Simons, The Language of Mens Rea , 67(5) Vanderbilt Law Review (forthcoming 2014).
- Owen D. Jones, René Marois, Martha J. Farah, Henry T. Greely, Law and Neuroscience , 33 The Journal of Neuroscience 17624 (2013).
- Owen D. Jones, Anthony D. Wagner, David L. Faigman, Marcus E. Raichle, Neuroscientists in Court , 14 Nature Reviews Neuroscience 730 (2013).
- Ilina Singh, Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong, and Julian Savulescu, Bioprediction, Biomarkers, and Bad Behavior: Scientific, Legal, and Ethical Challenges , Oxford University Press (2013).
- Amanda C. Pustilnik, Painful Disparities, Painful Realities: How Chronic Pain Neuroimaging Should Change the Law , U. of Maryland Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2014-18 (2014).
- Timothy Brindley & James Giordano, Neuroimaging: Correlating, Validity, Value, and Admissibility: Daubert--and Reliability—Revisited , 5(2) AJOB Neuroscience (2014).
- Aharoni, E., Mallett, J., Vincent, G. M., Harenski, C. L., Calhoun, V. D., Sinnott-Armstrong, W., Michael S. Gazzaniga, & Kiehl, K. A., Predictive Accuracy in the Neuroprediction of Rearrest , Social Neuroscience 1 (2014).
- Susanna Blumenthal, Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Thought, Harvard University Press (forthcoming 2014).
B. Recent Neurolaw Books
- Dr. Kent Kiehl, Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Law at the University of New Mexico, and director of Mobile Brain Imaging and the Mind Research Network, has published a new book on psychopathy: The Psychopath Whisperer . In addition to conducting research on incarcerated psychopaths, Dr. Kiehl has served as an expert witness in criminal cases involving psychopathy.
- Dr. Adrian Raine, Richard Perry University Professor and Chair of the Department of Criminology at the University of Pennsylvania, recently published The Anatomy of Violence: The Biological Roots of Crime . Exploring famous criminal cases, the book presents the latest research on the biology behind criminal behavior.
C. Neurolaw Media & News Clippings
D. Conferences & Speaker Series
- Law and Neuroscience: Revising the Legal Standard for Insanity: The European University Institute and the Centre for Judicial Cooperation are co-sponsoring Law and Neuroscience: Revising the Legal Standard for Insanity on June 6 – 7, 2014 at Sala Europa, Villa Schifanoia. Additional information about the conference, including the program and registration, is available at http://ethicalbrain.blogspot.it/2013/11/neurolaw-conference-on-6-7-june-2014.html
- Imaging the Brain, Changing Minds: Chronic Pain Neuroimaging and the Law: On April 24 – 25, the Law & Health Care Program at the University of Maryland Carey Law School, the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science co-sponsored the roundtable: Imaging the Brain, Changing Minds: Chronic Pain Neuroimaging and the Law . The interdisciplinary event featured neuroimaging researchers, legal decision makers, and legal scholars. To read more about the event, visit http://www.law.umaryland.edu/faculty/conferences/detail.html?conf=166
- Rewiring Juvenile Justice: The Intersection of Developmental Neuroscience and Legal Policy: On May 9, the University of Wisconsin Neuroscience & Public Policy Program hosted B.J. Casey, The Sackler Professor of Developmental Psychobiology at the Weill Medical College at Cornell University, who delivered a lecture in the program’s seminar series titled Rewiring Juvenile Justice: The Intersection of Developmental Neuroscience and Legal Policy. To read learn more, visit http://npp.wisc.edu/
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