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July 23, 2013

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

A. Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications  

    1. Laurence Steinberg, The Influence of Neuroscience on US Supreme Court Decisions About Adolescents' Criminal Culpability , 14 Nature Reviews Neuroscience 513 (2013). 
    2. Michael J. Saks, N. J. Schweitzer, Eyal Aharoni, & Kent Kiehl, The Impact of Neuroimages in the Sentencing Phase of Capital Trials , Journal of Empirical Legal Studies (2013). 
    3. Adam B. Shniderman & Charles Anthony Smith, Towards Justice: Neuroscience and Affirmative Defenses at the ICC , Studies in Law, Politics, and Society (Forthcoming). 
    4. A. David Redish, The Dangers of Dualism: Implications of the Multiple Decision-Making System Theory for Free Will and Responsibility , 7 Cognitive Critique 1 (2013). 
    5. Benjamin Bumann, The Future of Neuroimaging in Witness Testimony , 12(11) Virtual Mentor 873 (2010). 
    6. Hila Keren, Consenting Under Stress , 64 Hastings L.J. 679 (2013). 
    7. Michele Farisco & Carlo Petrini, On the Stand. Another Episode of Neuroscience and Law Discussion From Italy . Neuroethics (2013). 
    8. Mary Helen McNeal, Slow Lawyering: Representing Seniors in Light of Cognitive Changes Accompanying Aging , 117 Penn St. L. Rev. 1081 (2013). 
    9. Patrick Eoghan Murray, In Need of a Fix: Reforming Criminal Law in Light of a Contemporary Understanding of Drug Addiction , 60 UCLA L. Rev. 1006  (2013). 
    10. Robert A. Creo, Memory is Not a Video Recording, 31 Alternatives to High Cost Litig. 51 (2013).           
    11. Sandra Eismann-Harpen, Kentucky Should Mandate Attorney Consultation Before Juveniles Can Effectively Waive Their Miranda Rights , 40 N. Ky. L. Rev. 201 (2013). 
    12. Michele Deitch, Rebecca Breeden, & Ross Weingarten, Seventeen, Going on Eighteen: An Operational and Fiscal Analysis of a Proposal to Raise the Age of Juvenile Jurisdiction in Texas, 40 Am. J. Crim. L. 1 (2012). 
    13. Dovilė Valančienė, Neurolaw: Is the Dialogue Between Neuroscience and Law Inevitable? 2(89)       Education. Physical Training. Sport. 73 (2013). 
    14. David A. Hoffman & Richard N. Wolman, The Psychology of Mediation , 14 Cardozo J. Conflict Resol. 759 (2013).                                               

B.  Neurolaw Media & News Clippings  

    1. Columbia Law School Highlights Research Network on Law and Neuroscience and Member Elizabeth S. Scott: This news item from Columbia Law School titled “Criminal Justice and the Juvenile Brain” highlights the work of the Research Network on Law and Neuroscience on Adolescent Development as well as the scholarship of Network Member Elizabeth S. Scott.  To read the full article, visit:        
    2. LA Times piece on Brain Scans of Inmates: Michael Haederle of the Los Angeles Times recently published a piece entitled, “Brain scans of inmates turn up possible link to risks of reoffending.”  The article quotes Research Network on Law and Neuroscience Director Owen Jones as well as Dr. Kent Kiehl. To read the full article, visit:,0,5130358.story.      

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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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