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Research Network Granted $1.4M in Additional Funding

The Research Network on Law and Neuroscience was recently granted an additional $1.4 million from the MacArthur Foundation for continued work into the implications of neuroscience for criminal justice.  The Research Network will also leverage its recent findings into deeper insights about memory and the effects of race on threat perception. To read the entire press…

Posted on September 22, 2015 in Around the Web, Criminal Law, Education, Neurolaw in the News, Uncategorized


Steinberg Quoted in The New Yorker

Research Network Member and Temple University Distinguished University Professor of Psychology Laurence Steinberg was quoted in a recent article published by The New Yorker titled “The Terrible Teens: What’s Wrong with Them?” In the article, Steinberg discusses adolescent decision making and developmental psychology.  To read the entire article, visit: http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2015/08/31/the-terrible-teens

Posted on August 24, 2015 in Adolescents, Neurolaw in the News, Uncategorized


Will brain disorder defense in teacher sex assault case work? Legal experts weigh in

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience Member Richard Bonnie and Education & Outreach Director Francis Shen were both quoted in a recent news article titled “Will brain disorder defense in teacher sex assault case work? Legal experts weigh in.” To read the full article, visit: http://www.nj.com/essex/index.ssf/2015/07/5_legal_issues_related_to_teachers_brain_disorder.html

Posted on July 27, 2015 in Around the Web, Criminal Law, Neurolaw in the News, 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


Course on neuroscience and law examines how new scientific developments may affect our legal system

A course on “Law and Neuroscience” taught at the University of Pennsylvania was recently highlighted in a story published by the Law School.  Offered this past spring for the first time ever, “Law and Neuroscience,” was taught by Stephen J. Morse and Amy Wax. To read more, visit: https://www.law.upenn.edu/live/news/5561-course-on-neuroscience-and-law-examines-how-new#.VX84nKMo6Ul

Posted on June 17, 2015 in Around the Web, Education, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, 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 April 22, 2015 in Around the Web, Books, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Popular Press, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


Op-Ed Pieces from Research Network Members

Recently, two Members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience published op-ed pieces touching on topics at the intersection of the Network’s research. Hon. Morris Hoffman’s piece in Reuters titled “Punishment’s purpose: How humans became hardwired for justice” can be accessed here:  http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/03/20/punishments-purpose-how-humans-became-hardwired-for-justice/ Dr. Laurence Steinberg’s piece in The Boston Globe titled…

Posted on April 6, 2015 in Adolescents, Around the Web, Criminal Law, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Uncategorized


Red States, Blue States, and Brain States

Francis X. Shen & Dena M. Gromet, Red States, Blue States, and Brain States: Issue Framing, Partisanship, and the Future of Neurolaw in the United States, 658 The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 86 (2015). This recent publication is a deliverable from the Law and Neuroscience Project (2007-2011), the precursor…

Posted on March 4, 2015 in Around the Web, Criminal Law, Education, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized


The Teenage Brain of the Boston Bomber

Research Network Members Laurence Steinberg and Owen Jones were quoted in a recent article about the potential use of neuroscientific evidence in the Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial. To read the piece, visit:  https://www.themarshallproject.org/2015/01/08/the-teenage-brain-of-the-boston-bomber

Posted on January 14, 2015 in Adolescents, Around the Web, Criminal Law, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Neuroscience, Popular Press, 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 December 29, 2014 in Around the Web, Calls for Papers, Conferences and Events, Criminal Law, Education, Neurolaw, Neurolaw in the News, Popular Press, Recent Neurolaw-related Papers, Uncategorized