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Law and Neuroscience: Current Legal Issues Volume 13

Michael Freeman


Current Legal Issues, like its sister series Current Legal Problems, is based upon an annual colloquium held at University College London. Each year leading scholars from around the world gather to discuss the relationship between law and another discipline of thought. Each colloquium examines how the external discipline is conceived in legal thought and argument, how the law is pictured in that discipline, and analyses points of controversy in the use, and abuse, of extra-legal arguments within legal theory and practice. This book, the latest volume in the Current Legal Issues se ... More

Keywords: law, neuroscience, legal thought, legal argument, legal theory, legal practice, inter-connections, key issues

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199599844
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199599844.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael Freeman, editor
Professor of English Law, University College London
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3 Mens Rea, Logic, and the Brain

Gert-Jan Lokhorst *

7 Brain Images as Evidence in the Criminal Law

Adina L. Roskies and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong *

8 The Neural Correlates of Third-Party Punishment

Joshua W. Buckholtz *, Christopher L. Asplund **, Paul E. Dux ***, David H. Zald †, John C. Gore ††, Owen D. Jones #, and René Marois ##

10 How (Some) Criminals Are Made

Theodore Y. Blumoff *

20 Pathways to Persuasion: How Neuroscience Can Inform the Study and Practice of Law†

Cheryl Boudreau, * Seana Coulson, ** and Mathew D. McCubbins ***