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Medical Negligence

K. Kannan

in Medicine and the Law

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780198082880
eISBN:
9780199082827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198082880.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

A much abused area of practice in courts is the conflict situation which arises by a mismatch of what the patient expects to secure and what the doctor’s treatment results in. Complaints of medical ... More


What Neuroscience Can (and Cannot) Tell Us about Criminal Responsibility

Walter Glannon

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/9780199599844.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Medical Law

This chapter presents eight cases to frame and discuss the question of how neuroscience, in the form of neuroimaging, can inform evaluations of people's actions in the criminal law realm. The ... More


What Neuroscience Can (and Cannot) Tell Us about Criminal Responsibility

Walter Glannon

in Brain, Body, and Mind: Neuroethics with a Human Face

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199734092
eISBN:
9780199894475
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734092.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses how neuroscience, in the form of neuroimaging, can inform but not determine whether an individual has the requisite mental capacity to be responsible for criminal behavior. ... More


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