News and Commentary Archive

Explore recent scientific discoveries and news as well as CLBB events, commentary, and press.

Mission

The speed of technology in neuroscience as it impacts ethical and just decisions in the legal system needs to be understood by lawyers, judges, public policy makers, and the general public. The Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Law, Brain, and Behavior is an academic and professional resource for the education, research, and understanding of neuroscience and the law. Read more

Elder Justice Initiative

The Elder Justice Initiative website, launched alongside the US Department of Justice Elder Justice initiative this month, intends to be a resource for victims of elder abuse and financial exploitation and their families, practitioners who serve them, law enforcement agencies and prosecutors, and researchers seeking to understand and address the silent epidemic plaguing our nation’s elders.

View resources, help for reporting elder abuse, FAQs, common scenarios and more about Victim and Family Support.

Find sample databases, statutes, and training resources for Prosecutors.

Explore maps, statistics, and extensive databases for Researchers.

Read reports for attorneys, clinicians, judges, medical examiners and other Practitioners.

Additionally, learn about elder Financial Abuse.

Explore the Elder Justice Initiative website here.