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The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Nita A. Farahany (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

New discoveries from neuroscience and behavioral genetics are besieging criminal law. Novel scientific perspectives on criminal behavior could transform the criminal justice system and yet are being ... More


Conclusion

Michael S. Pardo and Dennis Patterson

in Minds, Brains, and Law: The Conceptual Foundations of Law and Neuroscience

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199812134
eISBN:
9780199368594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199812134.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law, Medical Law

This concluding chapter presents some thoughts about the importance of philosophy for law and neuroscience and for the particular approach taken to the philosophical challenges. It argues that no ... More


“Who knows What Evil Lurks in the Hearts of Men?”: Behavioral Genomics, Neuroscience, Criminal Law, and the search for Hidden Knowledge

Henry T. Greely

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter explores the differences between the implications of behavioral genomics and neuroscience for criminal justice. It focuses on how the consequences of possible neuroscientific methods ... More


Addiction, Science, and Criminal Responsibility

Stephen J. Morse

in The Impact of Behavioral Sciences on Criminal Law

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195340525
eISBN:
9780199867219
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195340525.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter has two simple underlying theses. The first is that it is impossible to understand the relation of any variable to criminal responsibility without having in place an account of criminal ... More


The Moral Conflict of Law and Neuroscience

Peter A. Alces

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226513362
eISBN:
9780226513676
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226513676.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This book is, essentially, a thought experiment: what should the law be in order to govern the affairs of human agents who do not have free will? Proceeding from the premise that human agents are ... More


Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Michael Freeman (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Current Legal Issues, like its sister series Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the ... More


Neuroscience and Penal Law: Ineffectiveness of the Penal Systems and Flawed Perception of the Under‐Evaluation of Behaviour Constituting Crime. The Particular Case of Crimes Regarding Intangible Goods

David Terracina

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

Contemporary penal systems have long suffered a profound crisis of ineffectiveness. Judicial statistics show a crime rate that is constantly on the rise, whether these are blood crimes or crimes of a ... More


Neuroscience and Ideology: Why Science Can Never Supply a Complete Answer for Adolescent Immaturity

June Carbone

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

For those who study adolescent development and the transition to adulthood, the lure of innovations in neuroscience is considerable. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs) and CT scans offer the illusion ... More


Adolescent Brain Science and Juvenile Justice

Terry A. Maroney

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter first traces the ascendance of developmental neuroscience within juvenile justice. It then demonstrates that, despite optimistic projections, adolescent brain science has had, is likely ... More


The Neuroscience of Cruelty as Brain Damage: Legal Framings of Capacity and Ethical Issues in the Neurorehabilitation of Motor Neurone Disease and Behavioural Variant Frontotemporal Dementia

Robin Mackenzie and Mohamed Sakel

in Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199599844
eISBN:
9780191725227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter explores some ethical and legal issues arising from the impact of the neuroscience of decision-making and emotion on end-of-life decisions of patients with certain neurodegenerative ... More


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