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The impact of behavioral sciences on criminal law

Author: Nita A Farahany
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nita A Farahany
ISBN: 9780195340525 0195340523
OCLC Number: 780525264
Description: XVIII, 521 str. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction Nita A. Farahany ; PART I: THE SCIENCE OF CRIMINAL CONDUCT ; Behavioral Genetics: The Science of Antisocial Behavior Laura A. Baker, Serena Bezdjian, and Adrian Raine ; Neuroscience: Emerging Science on the Criminal Mind Abigail Bird, Michael Gazzaniga, Dean Mobbs, Martha Farah ; Misinformation, Misrepresentation, and Misuse of Human Behavioral Genetics Research Jonathan Kaplan ; PART II: CONSIDERING THE BROADER CONTEXT ; 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 ; PART III: REVISITING CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY ; To Know the Criminal from the Crime Nita A. Farahany and James E. Coleman, Jr. ; Addiction, Genetics, Neuroscience, and Criminal Responsibility Stephen J. Morse ; PART IV: IMPLICATIONS FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND SOCIETY ; Revisiting the Legal Link between Genetics and Crime Deborah W. Denno ; MAOA and SLC6A4: Recent Testimony for the Defense and Prosecution William Bernet ; Behavioral Genetics Research and Criminal DNA Databases D.H. Kaye ; Schiriro v. Landrigan: Considering Biological vs. Environmental Factors in Sentencing Nita A. Farahany and Kenneth Kendler ; Future Dangerousness: Is there a Blueprint for Violence? Erica Beecher-Monas and Edgar Garcia-Rill ; Behavioral Genetics, Homosexuality and Criminal Statues Lisa Keene ; The Scarlet Gene: Behavioral Genetics, Criminal Law, and Racial and Ethnic Stigma
Responsibility: edited by Nita A. Farahany.
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"Recent developments in behavioral genetics have tremendous potential for understanding crime; yet they also create great dangers of abuse in criminal trials as well as policies. These profound and Read more...

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