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Neurolaw News

Apr. 19, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Neurolaw News

Jan. 18, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Neurolaw News

Oct. 19, 2015—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Radical Challenges of Neurolaw

Jul. 14, 2015—MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience Member Stephen J. Morse was recently featured on Case in Point, where he spoke about neurolaw and responsibility. To watch the episode, visit: http://caseinpoint.org/live/news/5340-radical-challenges-of-neurolaw#.VaUoAE3JCUm

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Neurolaw News

Jul. 2, 2015—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every 2 months. To subscribe to the newsletter, please...

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Network Member Stephen J. Morse on Insanity Defense and ALS

Apr. 15, 2015—Research Network Member Stephen J. Morse was recently quoted in a news piece titled, “Insanity defense expert skeptical of ALS ties to Steele’s insanity plea.”  Morse commented on a Wisconsin murder case in which it is expected that the defendant’s diagnosis with ALS will be used by his attorney as foundation for the insanity defense. To...

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Article on Psychopathy and Punishment

Jan. 30, 2015—A recent article titled “Psychopathic violent offenders’ brains can’t understand punishment: MRI-scans reveal abnormalities in many areas of the brain” discusses the findings in an fMRI study led by Sheilagh Hodgins and Nigel Blackwood. To read the article, visit:  http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2015-01/uom-pvo012215.php Study Citation: Sarah Gregory, R James Blair, Dominic ffytche, Andrew Simmons, Veena Kumari, Sheilagh Hodgins, Nigel...

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Recommendations Submitted to the President’s Bioethics Commission

Sep. 4, 2014—Owen D. Jones, Richard J. Bonnie, B. J. Casey, Andre Davis, David L. Faigman, Morris Hoffman, Read Montague, Stephen J. Morse, Marcus E. Raichle, Jennifer A. Richeson, Elizabeth Scott, Laurence Steinberg, Kim Taylor-Thompson, Anthony Wagner, and Gideon Yaffe, Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President’s Bioethics Commission, 1(2) J Law Biosci 224 (2014). President...

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Call for Papers: Winter 2015 The SciTech Lawyer

Jun. 19, 2014—Winter 2015 The SciTech Lawyer will focus on current developments in law, science, medicine, and technology that is of professional interest to the members of the American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology Law. We are in need of approximately 6 timely footnoted articles ranging about 2000 words in length, but we also have...

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Philosophy and Science of Self-Control Sub-Grant Opportunities

Jun. 5, 2014—Dr. Alfred Mele of the Florida State University Department of Philosophy is directing The Philosophy and Science of Self-Control project, a new grant project funded by the John Templeton Foundation.  Philosophers and scientists are invited to compete for sub-grants and prizes to support research along two dimensions: the philosophy of self-control and the integrated science...

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