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The impact of behavioral sciences on criminal law

Author: Nita A Farahany
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2009.
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This volume is essential reading for anyone interested in the ongoing genomics and neuroscience revolution and its implications for criminal law.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Impact of behavioral sciences on criminal law.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009
(DLC) 2008050363
(OCoLC)269433564
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nita A Farahany
ISBN: 9780199712656 0199712654
OCLC Number: 399635341
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 521 p.)
Contents: Behavioral genetics: the science of antisocial behavior / Laura A. Baker, Serena Bezdjian, and Adrian Raine --
Misinformation, misrepresentation, and misuse of human behavioral genetics research / Jonathan Kaplan --
The developmental neuroscience of criminal behavior / Abigail A. Baird --
Behavioral genetics and crime, in context / Owen D. Jones --
Considering convergence: a policy dialogue about behavioral genetics, neuroscience, and law / Brent Garland and Mark S. Frankel --
"Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?": behavioral genomics, neuroscience, criminal law, and the search for hidden knowledge / Henry T. Greely --
Genetics, neuroscience, and criminal responsibility / Nita A. Farahany and James E. Coleman, Jr. --
Addiction, science, and criminal responsibility / Stephen J. Morse --
Genomics, behavior, and testimony at criminal trials / William Bernet and Anas Alkhatib --
Behavioral genetics evidence in criminal cases: 1994-2007 / Deborah W. Denno --
Behavioral genetics research and criminal DNA databases: laws and policies / D.H. Kaye --
Genetics predictions of future dangerousness: is there a blueprint for violence? / Erica Beecher-Monas and Edgar Garcia-Rill --
The scarlet gene: behavioral genetics, criminal law, and racial and ethnic stigma / Karen Rothenberg and Alice Wang --
Appendices to Chapter 10: Behavioral genetics evidence in criminal cases: 1994-2007 / Deborah W. Denno.
Responsibility: edited by Nita A. Farahany.
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This volume is essential reading for anyone interested in the ongoing genomics and neuroscience revolution and its implications for criminal law.

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