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Five Studies: Why Kids Who Kill Are Getting a Second Chance

Posted by on Thursday, November 12, 2015 in Adolescents, Around the Web, Criminal Law, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Uncategorized.

Research Network Members BJ Casey, Stephen J. Morse, and Larry Steinberg were all cited in a recent piece run by the Pacific Standard titled, “Five Studies: Why Kids Who Kill Are Getting a Second Chance.”

The article outlines the ways in which neuroscience has “helped debunk the superpredator myth—and sway the Supreme Court” and explores ways in which changes in juvenile sentencing are gaining traction.  To read more, visit: http://www.psmag.com/politics-and-law/five-studies-debunking-the-superpredator-myth