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November 08, 2017

This message brings news about:

A) Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications

B) Neurolaw Media & News Clippings

C) Conferences & Speaker Series

D) Other Developments

 

A. Recent or Forthcoming Neurolaw Publications  

    1. Morris Hoffman, Drug Courts and the Myth of the Addict's Diseased Brain, 29 Fed. Sentencing Rptr. 207 (2017). 
    1. Francis X. Shen, Emily Twedell, Caitlin Opperman, Jordan Dean Scott Krieg, Mikaela Brandt-Fontaine, Joshua Preston, Jaleh McTeigue, Alina Yasis, & Morgan Carlson, The Limited Effect of Electroencephalography Memory Reocgnition Evidence on Assessments of Defendant Credibility , J.L. & Biosciences (2017).          
    1. Laurence Steinberg, Adolescent Brain Science and Juvenile Justice Policymaking  Psychology , Pub. Pol'y, & L. (2017). 
    1. Owen D. Jones & Morris Hoffman, Lies, Brains and Courtrooms , 85 U.S. L. Week 904 (2017). 
    1. Francis X. Shen, Minority Mens Rea: Racial Bias and Criminal Mental States , 68 Hastings L.J. 1007 (2017). 
    1. Karen D. Davis, Herta Flor, Henry T. Greely, Gian Domenico Iannetti, Sean Mackey, Markus Ploner, Amanda Pustilnik, Irene Tracey, Rolf-Detlef Treede, & Tor D. Wager, Brain Imaging Tests for Chronic Pain: Medical, Legal and Ethical Issues and Recommendations , 13 Nature Rev. Neurology 624 (2017).   
    1. Meredith Cusick, Mens Rea and Methamphetamine: High Time for a Modern Doctrine Acknowledging the Neuroscience of Addiction , 85 Fordham L. Rev. 2417 (2017).  
    1. Victor Geneves & Laura Pignatel, Etat de l'art - Droit et neurosciences , Recherche Realisee Avec Le Soutien de la Mission Droit et Justice, Paris, ref. 16.07 (2016).     
    1. Victor Geneves, Neurosciences et societe - Quelle regulation pour quel phenomene? 21 Lex electronica 131 (2016). 
    1. Deborah W. Denno, Andrea Yates: A Continuing Story about Insanity , in The Insanity Defense (Mark D. White, ed. 2017). 
    1. Laura Cabrera, Can Brain Scans Spot Criminal Intent? Bioethics in the News (2017).       
    1. Jenny E. Carroll, The Problem with Inference for Juvenile Defendants , 45 Florida State Univ. L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017).   
    1. Jesper Ryberg, Neuroethics and Brain Privacy: Setting the Stage , 23 Res Publica 153 (2017).         
    1. Jesper Ryberg, Neuroscience, Mind Reading and Mental Privacy , 23 Res Publica 197 (2017).            
    1. Marc Jonathan Blitz, Lie Detection, Mind Reading, and Brain Reading in Searching Minds by Scanning Brains (2017). 
    1. Marc Jonathan Blitz, The Fourth (and First) Amendment: Searches with, and Scrutiny of, Neuroimaging in Searching Minds by Scanning Brains (2017).        
    1. Phillipp Kellmeyer, Ethical and Legal Implications of the Methodological Crisis in Neuroimaging , Cambridge Q. Healthcare Ethics (2017).      
    1. Hannah L. Bedard, The Potential for Bioprediction in Criminal Law , 18 Colum. Sci. & Tech. L. Rev. 268 (2017).           
    1. Franco Posa & Gabriele A. Losa, Neurosciences in Criminology , 2 Fractal Geometry & Nonlinear Anal. In Med. & Biology 1 (2016). 
    1. Maria Isabel Gonzalez-Tapia, Ingrid Obsuth, & Rachel Heeds, A New Legal Treatment for Psychopaths? Perplexities for Legal Thinkers , International J.L. & Psychiatry (2017).     
    1. Paul S. Davies & Peter A. Alces, Neuroscience Changes More Than You Can Think , U. Ill. J.L. Tech. & Pol'y 141 (2017).           
    1. Casey LaDuke, David DeMatteo, Kirk Heilbrun, Jennifer Gallo, & Thomas Swirsky-Sacchetti, The Neuropsychological Assessment of Justice-Involved Men: Descriptive Analysis, Preliminary Data, and a Case for Group-Specific Norms , Arch Clin Neuropsychology 1 (2017). 
    1. Gerben Meynen, Brain-Based Mind Reading in Forensic Psychiatry: Exploring Possibilities and Perils , J.L. & Biosciences (2017).           
    1. Debra Austin, Food for Thought: The Neuroscience of Nutrition to Fuel Cognitive Performance , 95 Or. L. Rev. 425 (2017).       
    1. Lucy A. Jewel, Neurorhetoric, Race, and the Law: Toxic Neural Pathways and Healing Alternatives , 76 Md. L. Rev. 663 (2017).       
    1. Megan Osborn, Healing the Invisible: How the VA Fails to Adequately Compensate Veterans for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury , 26 Fed. Circuit B.J. 379 (2017).   
    1. Stephanie Plamondon Bair, Dynamic Rationality , Ohio State L.J. (forthcoming 2017). 
    1. Shelby Hunter, How Disorder Onset Controllability Moderates the Impact of Biological Arguments on Judgments of Criminal Responsibility , Arizona St. Univ. (2017).      
    1. Havey L. Fiser & Patrick D. Hopkins, Getting Inside the Employee's Head: Neuroscience, Negligent Employment Liability, and the Push and Pull for New Technology , Boston Univ. J. Sci. & Tech. L. 1 (2017). 
    1. Leila Glass, Lara Moody, Jordan Grafman, & Frank Krueger, Neural Signatures of Third-Party Punishment: Evidence from Penetrating Traumatic Brain Injury , 11 Soc. Cognitive Affective Neuroscience 253 (2016). 
    1. M. Gregg Bloche, Toward a Science of Torture? Texas L. Rev. (forthcoming 2017). 
    1. Matthias Mahlmann, Mind and Rights: Neuroscience, Philosophy and the Foundations of Legal Justice    in Law, Reason and Emotion (M. Sellers, ed., 2017).            
    1. Sabine Muller, Respect for Autonomy in Light of Neuropsychiatry , 31 Bioethics 360 (2017).           
    1. Eric Racine, Veljko Dubljević, Vernard Baertschi, Ralf J. Jox, Julia F. Christensen, Michele Farisco, Fabrice Jotterand, Guy Kahane, & Sabine Muller, Can Neuroscience Contribute to Practical Ethics? A Critical Review and Discussion of the Methodological and Translational Challenges of the Neuroscience of Ethics , 31 Bioethics 328 (2017). 
    1. Patrick Barnes, Child Abuse - Nonaccidental Injury (NAI) and Abusive Head Trauma (AHT) - Medical Imaging: Issues and Controversies in the Era of Evidence-Based Medicine , 50 U. Mich. J.L. Reform 679 (2017).   
    1. Karen Oehme, Anthony J. Ferraro, Nat Stern, Lisa S. Panisch, & Mallory Lucier-Greer, Trauma-Informed Co-Parenting: How a Shift in Compulsory Divorce Education to Reflect New Brain Development Research Can Promote Both Parents' and Children's Best Interests , 39 U. Haw. L. Rev. 37 (2016).       
    1. Elisabetta Sirgiovanni, Criminal Heredity: The Influence of Cesare Lombroso's Concept of the Born Criminal on Contemporary Neurogenetics and its Forensic Applications , 29 J. History Med. Bioethics (2017). 
    1. Louis J. Sirico, Jr., The Trial Lawyer and the Reptilian Brain: A Critique , 65 Clev. St. L. Rev. 411 (2017).      
    1. Jack E. Hubbard & Samuel D. Hodge, Jr., A Whole Lot of Shakin' Going on: Movement Disorders Caused by Brain Trauma , 65 Clev. St. L. Rev. 287 (2017).         
    1. Thomas Grisso & Antoinette Kavanaugh, Prospects for Developmental Evidence in Juvenile Sentencing Based on Miller v. Alabama, 22 Psychol., Pub. Pol'y, & L. 235 (2016). 
    1. Eric Racine & John Aspler, Debates About Neuroethics: Perspectives on Its Development, Focus, and Future (Eric Racine & John Aspler, eds., 2017). 
    1. Polaris Koi, Susanne Uusitalo, & Jarno Tuominen, Self-Control in Responsibility Enhancement and Criminal Rehabilitation , Crim. L. & Phil. (2017).         
    1. Paolo Sommaggio, Neuro-Civilization: A New Form of Social Enhancement (2017).     
    1. Colleen M. Berryessa, Jury-Eligible Public Attitudes Toward Biological Risk Factors for the Development of Criminal Behavior and Implications for Capital Sentencing , 44 Crim. Just. & Behav. (2017). 
    1. Valerie Gray Hardcastle, My Brain Made Me Do It? Neuroscience and Criminal Responsibility in The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics (L. Syd M. Johnson & Karen S. Rommelfanger, eds., 2017).      
    1. Scott O. Lilienfeld, Elizabeth Aslinger, Julia Marshall, & Sally Satel, Neurohype: A Field Guide to Exaggerated Brain-Based Claims in The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics (L. Syd M. Johnson & Karen S. Rommelfanger, eds., 2017).     
    1. Ellie A. Page, The Criminal Mind: Neuroscientific Evidence as a Mitigating Factor in Sentencing in New South Wales Australia , 26 Pac. Rim L. & Pol'y 659 (2017).       
    1. Matthew D. Moyer, Free Will's Enormous Cost: Why Retribution, Grounded in Free Will, is an Invalid and Impractical Penal Goal , 92 Notre Dame L. Rev. 2231 (2017).         
    1. Michael L. Perlin & Alison J. Lynch, ‘My Brain Is So Wired': Neuroimaging's Role in Competency Cases Involving Persons with Mental Disabilities (2017).        
    1. Harold Anthony Lloyd, Cognitive Emotion and the Law , 41 Law & Psychol. Rev. 53 (2016).            
    1. Shaneé Brown, Impunity for the Incorrigible Psychopathy?: Neurobiological Abnormalities Do Not Exempt Psychopaths from Criminal Responsibility , 7 Charlotte L. Rev. 239 (2016).            
    1. Sebastian Holmen, Direct Brain Interventions, Changing Values and the Argument from Objectification - a Reply to Elizabeth Shaw , Neuroethics 1 (2017).  
    1. Jeremy Isard, Under the Cloak of Brain Science: Risk Assessments, Parole, and the Powerful Guise of Objectivity , 105 Calif. L. Rev. 1223 (2017).

 

 B. Neurolaw Media & News Clippings

1.      NYT Coverage of Brain Injury Quotes Owen Jones: The New York Times recently ran a piece titled “Yes, Aaron Hernandez Suffered Brain Injury. But That May Not Explain His Violence,” which quotes Research Network Director Owen Jones.  To read the piece, click here .

 

C.  Conferences & Speaker Series

 

1.      Laurence Steinberg Talk at UPenn: Research Network Member Laurence Steinberg recently gave a talk at the University of Pennsylvania Center for Neuroscience & Society titled “Adolescent Brain Science and Legal Policy in Retrospect and Prospect.” To read more, click here .

D. Other Developments

1.      Broken Brains on Trial: An Interview with Kevin Davis: Kevin Davis recently gave an interview on his book The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America's Courtrooms. To read the full interview, click here .

 

2.      “National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Resolves to Help Modernize Approach to Juvenile Probation With Better Understanding of Adolescent Brain Development:” In a recent development , the NCJFCJ has expressed its support of and commitment to “the development of robust education and training of juvenile probation staff on adolescent brain development; its impact on juvenile justice policy, practice and the law; and its relationship to juvenile probation case planning, conditions of probation, supervision, monitoring and enforcement and data collection.” To read move, click here .

 

 

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