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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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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  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: The impact of behavorial sciences on criminal law
(NL-LeOCL)305863789
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nita A Farahany
ISBN: 0195340523 9780195340525
OCLC Number: 819358457
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
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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.

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