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A Primer on Criminal Law and Neuroscience: A Contribution of the Law and Neuroscience Project, Supported by the MacArthur Foundation

ISBN : 9780199859177

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¥12,782
Author: 
Stephen J. Morse; Adina L. Roskies
Pages
320 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
161 x 240 mm
Pub date
Oct 2013
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This handbook, the result of a three-year multidisciplinary initiative supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur foundation, brings lawyers, neuroscientists, and philosophers together to explore the appropriate relationary between neuroscience and law and to engage in empiricalted investigation to demonstate the specific relevance of one to the other.

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CONTENTS
Contributors
Foreword
Owen D. Jones
Preface
Stephen J. Morse & Adina L. Roskies
Introduction
Stephen J. Morse
1. Neuroscience Basics
Annabelle M. Belcher & Adina L. Roskies
2. Brain Imaging Techniques
Adina L. Roskies
3. Other Neuroscientific Techniques
Adina L. Roskies
4. Admissibility of Neuroscientific Expert Testimony
David L. Faigman
5. Mind-Reading, Neuroscience, and the Law
Henry T. (Hank) Greely
6. Criminal Responsibility, Criminal Competence, and Prediction of Criminal Behavior
7. Adolescent Culpability and Competence: Implications of Neuroscience for Criminal Justice Adjudication
7. Adolescent Competence and Culpability: Implications of Neuroscience for Juvenile Justice Administration
8. The Relevance of the Neuroscience of Addiction to the Criminal Law
Douglas Husak & Emily Murphy
9. The Future of Law and Neuroscience
9. Neuroscience and the Law: Looking Forward
Glossary
Index

About the author: 

Stephen J. Morse, J.D., Ph.D., is the Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law, Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry, & Associate Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Society, University of Pennsylvania Adina L. Roskies, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Philosophy, Dartmouth University, and has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience

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