Neuroscience and the Law: Using Neuroscience in Criminal and Civil Cases (On-Demand CLE)

    Neuroscience and the Law: Using Neuroscience in Criminal and Civil Cases (On-Demand CLE)
    CLE 90 min

    Neuroscience and the Law: Using Neuroscience in Criminal and Civil Cases (On-Demand CLE)

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    Brain scans and other scientific evidence have made increasingly regular occurrences in the court room. Common uses include competence, mitigation during sentencing, evidence, and to establish ineffective counsel. Undoubtedly, the effects of brain injuries should be considered when determining guilt or innocence but also for compensation in civil suits. Join our panel of seasoned experts as they discuss the intersection of neuroscience and law.

    Our expert panel will discuss:
    • Legal and ethical challenges in criminal justice predictions based on neuroscience
    • Understanding the use—and misuse—of neuroscience in criminal court
    • The emerging chasm between neuroscience and medicine admissibility of evidence pertaining to brain anatomy and function

    Panelist Kevin Davis is a Chicago-based journalist and author of The Brain Defense; Defending the Damned; and The Wrong Man. His award-winning writing has appeared in USA Today, The Chicago Tribune, The Utne Reader, Chicago Magazine, The Rumpus, Writer’s Digest, and other publications; he is a former staff reporter for the Sun-Sentinel in South Florida and is an editor at the American Bar Association Journal.

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    ABA Journal , ABACLE , Criminal Justice Section , Division for Public Services , Health Law Section , Judicial Division , Section of Dispute Resolution , Section of Litigation , Section of Science & Technology Law , Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

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    CE1706TBDOLC

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