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A)   Neurolaw in the News

B)   Recent Neurolaw Publications


A.   Neurolaw in the News

The achievements of the Research Network were profiled in a feature-length article of the American Bar Association Journal.   Kevin Davis, Millions Have Been Invested in the Emerging Field of Neurolaw. Where Is It Leading? , ABA J. (June 1, 2020). 

Network Members Anthony Wagner, BJ Casey, Francis Shen, Stephen Morse, Gideon Yaffe, and Owen Jones are quoted, as is Laurie Garduque, Director of Criminal Justice at the MacArthur Foundation.     

 B.    Recent Neurolaw Publications  

  1. Christopher Brett Jaeger, Sarah F. Bronson, Daniel Levin & Owen D. Jones, Predicting Variation in Endowment Effect Magnitudes , 41 Evolution & Hum. Behav. 253–59 (2020).

  2. Norbert Ralph, Neuropsychological and Developmental Factors in Juvenile Transfer Hearings: Prosocial Perspectives , 23 U.C. Davis J. Juv. L. & Pol’y 1–24 (2019).

  3. John H. Blume, Hannah L. Freedman, Lindsey S. Vann & Amelia Courtney Hritz, Death by Numbers: Why Evolving Standards Compel Extending Roper's Categorical Ban Against Executing Juveniles from Eighteen to Twenty-One , 98 Tex. L. Rev. 921–51 (2020).

  4. Erika Breitfeld, Hot-Car Deaths and Forgotten-Baby Syndrome: A Case Against Prosecution , 25 Berkeley J. Crim. L. 72–106 (2020).




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