Friday, September 28, 2012

Law and Neuroscience Resource

I received from another list serve information about a webpage, sponsored by Vanderbilt University, that states:

The Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, supported by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, addresses a focused set of closely-related problems at the intersection of neuroscience and criminal justice:  1) determining the law-relevant mental states of defendants and witnesses; 2) assessing a defendant’s capacity for self-regulating his behavior; and  3) assessing whether, and if so how, neuroscientific evidence should be admitted and evaluated in individual cases.

The home page is:
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