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June 19, 2013

This message brings news about:

A) Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications
B) Neurolaw Media & News Clippings
C) Other Developments

A. Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications  

    1. Francis X. Shen, Mind, Body, and the Criminal Law , 97 Minnesota Law Rev 2036 (2013). 
    2. Owen D. Jones, Seven Ways Neuroscience Aids Law , in Neurosciences and the Human Person: New Perspectives on Human Activities (A. Battro, S. Dehaene & W. Singer, eds.) Scripta Varia 121, Pontifical Academy of Sciences, Vatican City (2013). 
    3. Philip E. Tetlock, Gregory Mitchell, & L. Jason Anastasopoulos, Detecting and Punishing Unconscious Bias , 42 J. Legal Stud. 83 (2013). 
    4. Bruce Green & Jane Campbell Moriarty, Rehabilitating Lawyers: Perceptions of Deviance and Its Cures in the Lawyer Reinstatement Process , 40 Fordham Urban Law Journal 139 (2012). 
    5. Kenneth W. Simons, Self-Defense: Reasonable Beliefs or Reasonable Self-Control? 11(1) New Criminal Law Review 51 (2008). 
    6. Mark E. Coon, Drawing the Line at Atkins and Roper: The Case against Additional Categorical Exemptions from Capital Punishment for Offenders with Conditions Affecting Brain Function115 W. Va. L. Rev. 1221, (2013).                                               

B. Neurolaw Media & News Clippings

    1. Traumatic Brain Injury Blog: Robert B. Luce of Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC in Burlington, Vermont has made us aware of his new blog which aims “to help people better understand the impact of brain injury and the remarkable work being done every day to improve our ability to diagnose brain injury, to treat brain injury, to prevent brain injury and to obtain compensation for brain injury caused by negligence.”  To access the blog, visit

C. Other Developments

  1. A Recent Book on the Limits of Neuroscience:  Sally Satel and Scott O. Lilienfeld, Brainwashed: The Seductive Appeal of Mindless Neuroscience , Basic Books (2013). 

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Owen D. Jones
New York Alumni Chancellor's Chair in Law
Professor of Biological Sciences 
Director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

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