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Law and neuroscience

Law and neuroscience

Author: Michael Harold Freeman
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Current legal issues, 13.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The latest volume in the Current Legal Issues series offers an insight into the evolving state of law and neuroscience scholarship today. Focussing on the inter-connections between the two  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Harold Freeman
ISBN: 9780199599844 019959984X
OCLC Number: 799509200
Notes: Atti del UCL's 13th international interdisciplinary colloquium tenuto a Londra nel 2009.
Description: xiii, 568 p. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. What Neuroscience can (and cannot) tell us about criminal responsibility ; 3. Mens Rea, Logic and The Brain ; 4. Indeterminism and Control: An approach to the problem of luck ; 5. Neuroscience and Criminal Responsibility: Proving "Can't Help Himself" as a narrow bar to criminal liability ; 6. Madness, Badness and Neuro-imagining-based responsibility assessments ; 7. Brain Images as Evidence in the Criminal Law ; 8. The Neural Correlates of Third-Party Punishment ; 9. Law, Neuroscience and Criminal Culpability ; 10. How (some) Criminals are Made ; 11. Neuroscience and Penal Law: Ineffectiveness of the penal systems and flawed perception of the underevaluation of behaviour constituting crime ; 12. Neuroscience and Emotional Harm in Tort Law: Rethinking the American approach to freestanding emotional distress claims ; 13. Neuroscience and Ideology: Why science can never supply a complete answer for adolescent immaturity ; 14. Adolescent Brain Science and Juvenile Justice ; 15. The Neuroscience of Cruelty as Brain Damage: Legal framings of capacity and ethical issues in the neurorehabilitation of Motor Neurone Disease ; 16. The Carmentis Machine: Legal and ethical issues in the use of neuroimaging to guide treatment withdrawal in newborn infants ; 17. The Right to Silence as Protecting Mental Control ; 18. Minds Apart: Severe brain injury, citizenship and civil rights ; 19. Reciprocity and Neuroscience in Public Health Law ; 20. Pathways to Persuasion: How neuroscience can inform the study and practice of law ; 21. The Juridical Rise of Emotions in the Decisional Process of Popular Juries ; 22. Possible Neural Mechanisms Underlying Ethical Behaviour ; 23. What Hobbes Left Out: The neuroscience of comparison and its implications for a new Commonwealth ; 24. Neuroscience and the Free Exercise of Religion ; 25. Steps toward a Constructivist and Coherentist Theory of Judicial Reasoning in Civil Law Tradition ; 26. Evolutionary Jurisprudence: The end of the naturalistic fallacy and the beginning of natural reform? ; 27. The History of Scientific and Clinical Images in Mid-to-Late 19th Century American Legal Culture: Implications for contemporary law and neuroscience ; 28. Lost in Translation? An essay on law and neuroscience
Series Title: Current legal issues, 13.
Responsibility: edited by Michael Freeman.


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