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Neurolaw News

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: …

Posted on April 19, 2016 in Addiction, Adolescents, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Free Will, Lie Detection, Mental Illness, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Prediction, Psychopathy, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Neurolaw News

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: …

Posted on January 18, 2016 in Addiction, Adolescents, Around the Web, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Free Will, Lie Detection, Mental Illness, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Prediction, Psychopathy, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Neurolaw News

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: …

Posted on October 19, 2015 in Adolescents, Around the Web, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Lie Detection, Mental Illness, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroethics, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Radical Challenges of Neurolaw

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

Posted on July 14, 2015 in Around the Web, Criminal Law, Free Will, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neurolaw, Uncategorized


Neurolaw News

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…

Posted on July 2, 2015 in Adolescents, Around the Web, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroimaging, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Network Member Stephen J. Morse on Insanity Defense and ALS

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…

Posted on April 15, 2015 in Around the Web, Criminal Law, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Uncategorized


Article on Psychopathy and Punishment

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…

Posted on January 30, 2015 in Around the Web, Criminal Law, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Psychopathy, Uncategorized


Recommendations Submitted to the President’s Bioethics Commission

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…

Posted on September 4, 2014 in Criminal Law, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neurolaw, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Call for Papers: Winter 2015 The SciTech Lawyer

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…

Posted on June 19, 2014 in Calls for Papers, Free Will, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Neuroimaging, Uncategorized


Philosophy and Science of Self-Control Sub-Grant Opportunities

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…

Posted on June 5, 2014 in Calls for Papers, Free Will, Moral and Legal Responsibility, Uncategorized