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Neurolaw News

Oct. 20, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Neurolaw News

Apr. 19, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Neurolaw News

Jan. 18, 2016—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience distributes an e-newsletter, Neurolaw News, which highlights important items of interest for the neurolaw community.  These include notifications of new publications, news of upcoming neurolaw conferences, and the like.  To avoid inbox clutter, distributions occur approximately once every month. To subscribe to the newsletter, please visit: ...

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Judicial Opinion Cites Neuroscience Research

Jul. 24, 2014—U.S. District Court Judge Mark W. Bennett recently issued an opinion (U.S. v. Hendrickson) that cites neuroscience research on addiction and adolescent development and discusses addiction and youth as mitigating factors. To read the entire opinion, visit: http://www.iand.uscourts.gov/e-web/decisions.nsf/0/81BF6F811DBA308A86257CF40075816E/$File/MWB-13-cr-4110,+United+States+v.+Hendrickson,+Sentencing+Order,+6112014.pdf

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New Research Network YouTube Channel

Jul. 1, 2014—The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience is pleased to announce the launch of the LawNeuro.org YouTube channel, available at https://www.youtube.com/user/lawneuroorg The channel features videos from each of the Research Network’s three most recent Education and Outreach events: 1.  Colloquium for Federal Judges on Law, Neuroscience, and Criminal Justice: On February 6-7, 2014,...

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“Military Funds Brain-Computer Interfaces to Control Feelings”

Jun. 2, 2014—“Military Funds Brain-Computer Interfaces to Control Feelings,” an article in MIT Tech Review discussed the $70 million program funded by the U.S. military to create brain implants which read, and then control the emotions of patients suffering from seven psychiatric conditions, including addiction, depression, and borderline personality disorder.  The new research aims to “understand the...

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Adolescent Brains and Juvenile Justice

Aug. 3, 2011—In May 2011, Arizona State University hosted a conference on "Adolescent Brains and Juvenile Justice: New Insights from Neuroscience, Genetics and Addiction Science."  The conference was co-sponsored by the ASU Center for Law, Science & Innovation, the Diane Halle Center for Family Justice, the ASU Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, and the MacArthur Law and Neuroscience Project.  To...

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Gazzaniga on Neurolaw

Jul. 26, 2009—Here are two interesting videos by our own Mike Gazzaniga.  The first (see here) is a recent interview with folks from the NSF–which addresses the various ways neuroscience could impact the law.  The second (see here) is a bloggingheads.tv discussion between Gazzaniga and Carl Zimmer.  Happy viewing!

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Welcome to the Law and Neuroscience Blog

Jul. 17, 2009—  Welcome to the The Law and Neuroscience Blog–which we have created to provide an on-line forum where the members of the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience can share their ideas and interact with not only other researchers but also with the interested public more generally.  One of the main goals of...

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