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Register now for the SEAL XVI conference, April 1-2, 2016 at ASU!

Registration is now open for SEAL XVI – the Sixteenth SEAL Scholarship Conference, which is as previously announced is scheduled for April 1-2, 2016 at  Arizona State University. Please visit the conference registration page for more details. The registration fees will go up after March 21, so please register early. A separate pricing structure is...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: June 8, 2015 – SEAL XVI Dates Announced, Writing Prize Opened, & Other Announcements

This message brings news about: A. Next SEAL Conference – Save the Date B. Prize Competitions – Call for Submissions C. Publications D. General Announcements E. Dues Reminder A. Next SEAL Conference – Save the Date The next SEAL conference will take place April 1 & 2, 2016 at Arizona State University College of Law....... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: March 19, 2014 – SEAL XV Conference details & updates

Dear SEAL members: This is just a friendly reminder that, if you are planning to attend the 15th Annual SEAL Scholarship Conference, which will be held at the University of Illinois on April 4-5, you should register and reserve your hotel room as soon as possible. Although there is no official deadline to reserve a...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: Dec. 18, 2013 – SEAL XV News & End-of-Year Message

SEAL XV News & End-of-Year Message Dear SEAL Members, This news brings an announcement and a request: 1) Save the date. The 15th SEAL Scholarship Conference will be held April 4-5, 2014. More information is to follow. 2) Please remember SEAL in your year-end, deductible, charitable donations. SEAL relies on dues and contributions to carry...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: March 1, 2013 – Announcements, Conferences, Publications & Useful Links

Dear SEAL Members: As part of SEAL’s continuing efforts to keep you informed of developments of potential interest, you will below find information on the following subjects: 1) Announcements; and 2) Publications 1)     Announcements a.    Law and Neuroscience: News and Publications The MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience regularly publishes Neurolaw News,...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: February 28, 2013 – SEAL XIV hotel deadline and conference information

Dear SEAL members, This is just a friendly reminder that, if you are planning to attend this years conference at Penn on April 5-6, it is crucial that you reserve your hotel room by March 1 in order to be eligible for the special group rate (and I’m told that there are several events going...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: December 4, 2012 – SEAL XIV Call for Talk Proposals

Dear SEAL Members: We are now soliciting talk proposals for SEAL XIV – the Fourteenth  SEAL Scholarship Conference, which is scheduled for April 5-6, 2013 at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law in Philadelphia.  The conference will be jointly sponsored by Penn Law and the Penn Center for Neuroscience and Society.  You will find the format...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: November 29, 2012 – SEAL XIV Scholarship Conference – Save the Date

Dear SEAL Members- I am very pleased to announce that the next SEAL scholarship conference will be held at the University of Pennsylvania School of Law on April 5-6, 2013.  The conference will be co-hosted by Penn Law and the Penn Center for Neuroscience & Society. The call for papers and further details will follow...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: March 23, 2012 – SEAL XIII Conference Update and Announcements

SEAL XIII at Emory Law School, co-sponsored by Mercer Law School, is fast approaching!  I look forward to seeing many of you in Atlanta on April 20-21.  A few brief reminders and news items: Abstracts are now posted at http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2012conference/2012conferencespeakers.htm; the program is in progress and will be posted shortly. Registration fees rise from $175 to $250...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: February 22, 2012 – Annual Dues & Conference Reminders

SEAL – Annual Dues and Conference Reminders Dear SEAL members, Greetings!  I am writing to you for two purposes. First, a gentle reminder to pay your SEAL dues for 2012 ($45) if  you have not already done so. Your dues provide the funding for recurring SEAL expenses such as administrative assistance, web hosting, and conference planning....... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: October 28, 2011 – Publications of Interest

1) Articles Herring, David, Evolutionary Theory and Behavioral Biology Research: Implications for Law (2010) [Link] Herring, David J., Shook, Jeffrey J., Goodkind, Sara & Kim, Kevin H., Evolutionary Theory and Kinship Foster Care: An Initial Test of Two Hypotheses, 38 Cap. U. L. Rev. 291 (2009) [Link] Shen, Francis et al., “Sorting Guilty Minds” 86 New York University Law Review (forthcoming 2011) [Link] Kuklin, Bailey, The Natures of Universal Moralities, 75 Brook. L. Rev. 463 (2009) (Symposium: Is Morality Universal, and Should the Law Care?)... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: October 28, 2011 – Announcements, Conferences, & Useful Links

Dear SEAL Members: As part of SEAL’s continuing effort to keep you informed of developments of potential interest, you will below find information on the following subjects (to which you can quickly hyperlink by clicking on the subject): Announcements; Conferences; Useful Links; Announcements New President: Julie Seaman Many thanks to JB Ruhl for his leadership...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: October 26, 2011 – SEAL XIII Conference – Save the Date

SEAL XIII – SAVE THE DATE Dear SEAL Members- I am very pleased to announce that the next SEAL scholarship conference, co-sponsored by Emory and Mercer Law Schools, will be held here at Emory on Friday, April 20th and Saturday, April 21st. Our keynote speaker will be Melvin Konner, author of The Tangled Wing: Biological Constraints on the...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: February 2, 2011 – Countdown to SEAL XII

Dear All- With SEAL XII coming up next week, I thought I would wish all safe travels and let you know that the final program is posted (http://law.vanderbilt.edu/seal/conferences/2011conference/2011conferenceprogram.htm) and that our hosts at Loyola LA are putting together some great arrangements for dinners etc. A few quick notes on that: -we are thinking of an...... KEEP READING

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SEAL News: January 31, 2011 – The Second Raymond and Beverly Sackler U.S.A.-U.K. Scientific Forum: Neuroscience and the Law

http://sites.nationalacademies.org/PGA/stl/PGA_059703 THE SECOND RAYMOND AND BEVERLY SACKLER U.S.A.-U.K. SCIENTIFIC FORUM: NEUROSCIENCE AND THE LAW ABOUT THE FORUM: The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Forum was launched in 2008 as a venue where scientific conferences and meetings could be held to “help the scientific leadership of the United Kingdom and the United States forge an enduring and...... KEEP READING

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