Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2011.
xiii, 568 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Current legal issues ; 13.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction : law and the brain / Michael Freeman What neuroscience can (and cannot) tell us about criminal responsibility / Walter Glannon Mens rea, logic, and the brain / Gert-Jan Lockhorst Indeterminism and control : an approach to the problem of luck / John Martin Fischer Neuroscience and criminal responsibility : proving "can't help himself" as a narrow bar to criminal liability / Henry T. Greely Madness, badness, and neuroimaging-based responsibility assessments / Nicole A. Vincent Brain images as evidence in the criminal law / Adina L. Roskies and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong The neural correlates of third-party punishment / Joshua W. Buckholtz ... [et al.]. Law, neuroscience, and criminal culpability / Lisa Claydon How (some) criminals are made / Theodore Y. Blumoff 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 Neuroscience and emotional harm in tort law : rethinking the American approach to free-standing emotional distress claims / Betsy J. Grey Neuroscience and ideology : why science can never supply a complete answer for adolescent immaturity / June Carbone Adolescent brain science and juvenile justice / Terry A. Maroney The neuroscience of cruelty as brain damage : legal framings of capacity and ethical issues in the neurorehabilitation of motor neurone disease and and behavioural variant frontotemporal dementia / Robin Mackenzie and Mohamed Sakel. The carmentis machine : legal and ethical issues in the use of neuroimaging to guide treatment withdrawl in newborn infants / Dominic Wilkinson and Charles Foster The right to silence protects mental control / Dov Fox Minds apart : severe brain injury, citizenship, and civil rights / Joseph J. Fins Reciprocity and neuroscience in public health law / A.M. Viens Pathways to persuasion : how neuroscience can inform the study and practice of law / Cheryl Boudreau, Seana Coulson, and Mathew D. McCubbins The juridical role of emotions in the decisional process of popular juries / Laura Capraro Possible legal implications of neural mechanisms underlying ethical behaviour / Donald Pfaff and Sandra Sherman What Hobbes left out : the neuroscience of compassion and its implications for a new common-wealth / James D. Duffy Neuroscience and the free exercise of religion / Steven Goldberg Steps toward a constructivist and coherentist theory of judicial reasoning in civil law tradition / Enrique Cáceres Evolutionary jurisprudence : the end of the naturalistic fallacy and the beginning of natural reform? / Morris B. Hoffman The history of scientific and clinical images in mid-to-late nineteenth-century American legal culture : implications for contemporary law and neuroscience / Daniel S. Goldberg Lost in translation? : an essay on law and neuroscience / Stephen J. Morse.
"The essays in this volume are the product of UCL's 13th international interdisciplinary colloquium held in July 2009." Previous conference on this subject held in February 2008 has been published as 'Law, mind and brain', editors, M. Freeman and O. Goodenough.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
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