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January 10, 2024

This message brings news about:
A) Recent Neurolaw Publications
B) Yale Law School Justice Collaboratory – Postdoc Positions
C) Fordham Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and the Law


  1. A. Recent Neurolaw Publications  
    Armin Alimardani, An Empirical Study of the Use of Neuroscience in Sentencing in New South Wales, Australia, 14 Frontiers in Psych. (2023).
  2. Manish A. Fozdar, The History of Forensic Neuropsychiatry, Behavioral Sciences & the Law. (2023).
  3. Ivan Amirian, Neurolaw: New Horizons of Legal Theory and the Problem of Free Will, SSRN (2023).
  4. Deborah W. Denno, Professor Samuel H. Pillsbury's Science of Mind: A Tribute, 56 Loyola of Los Angeles Law Rev. 167 (2023).
  5. Kiera Lyons, The Neurodiversity Paradigm and Abolition of Psychiatric Incarceration, 123 Colum. L. Rev. 1993 (2023).
  6. Wayne Unger, The Constitutionality of Brain Searches, 50 Hastings Const. L.Q. 321 (2023).
  7. Daniel Levin, Are You Out of Your Mind?: Neurotechnologies and the Making of Disembodied Agency, 38 Berkeley Tech. L.J. 231 (2023).
  8. Zlatan Krizan and Richard A. Leo, How Sleep-Related Fatigue Impacts the Evidentiary Value of Statements and Confessions, 47 NACDL The Champion 44 (2023).
  9. Mark Bartholomew et. al., A New Addition to the Trademark Litigator's Tool Kit: A Neuroscientific Index of Mark Similarity, 113 Trademark Rep. 789 (2023).
  10. Joseph A. Wszalek,  Neurodisability in Clients and Parties , 96 Wis. Law. 16 (2023).
  11. Wayne Unger, Stay Out of My Head: Neurodata, Privacy, and the First Amendment, 80 Wash. & Lee L. Rev. 1439 (2023).


B. Yale Law School Justice Collaboratory – Postdoc Positions

The Yale Law School Justice Collaboratory is looking to fill two postdoc positions for the ‘24-‘25 academic year. Candidates will be asked to submit their applications to by 3/30/24. For more information, please visit the links below.

Social Science and Law Postdoctoral Fellow

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow – SEICHE Center for Health and Justice & The Justice Collaboratory


C. Fordham Symposium on Artificial Intelligence and the Law

Generative artificial intelligence technologies, including ChatGPT, are revolutionizing the legal world, raising complex questions involving AI sentience, personal privacy, and the future of legal ethics, education, and employment. A symposium co-sponsored by the Fordham Law Review and Fordham’s Center on Neuroscience and Law explored these issues. For a summary of the symposium, please visit



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