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The Center for Law, Brain & Behavior puts the most accurate and actionable neuroscience in the hands of judges, lawyers, policymakers and journalists—people who shape the standards and practices of our legal system and affect its impact on people’s lives. We work to make the legal system more effective and more just for all those affected by the law.

Brain Imaging for Legal Thinkers: A Guide for the Perplexed

By Owen Jones, Joshua Buckholtz, Jeffrey Schall, and Rene Marois | Stanford Technology Law Review | 2009


It has become increasingly common for brain images to be proffered as evidence in criminal and civil litigation. This Article – the collaborative product of scholars in law and neuroscience – provides three things. Continue reading »