Welcome to the fourteenth UCL Current Legal Issues Interdisciplinary Colloquium, on Law & Neuroscience. The colloquium will be held at the UCL Faculty of Law in central London's Bloomsbury district on 6 & 7th July 2009.
|DAY ONE: 6 July 2009|
Neuroscience’s Challenge to Folk Psychology Implicit in Law
Social, Cultural and Explanatory Power That Scientific and Clinical Images Maintain in Western Culture
What Neuroscience Can (and Cannot) Tell Us About Criminal Responsibility
Neuroscience and emotional distress claims in tort law
Reciprocity and Neuroscience in Public Health Law
The Neuroscience of Fair Play: Neural Mechanisms Underlying Altruistic Behaviours and Their Failures
Brain Images As Legal Evidence
Neurotechnology and Subjective Experience
The Relevance of Neuroscience to the Law’s Responsibility Practices
The Brain Sciences and Criminal Law Norms
If Hume Knew Neuroscience:
The False Promise of Adolescent Brain Science on Juvenile Justice
The Teen Brain and Transition To Adulthood
The Carmentis Machine: Legal and Ethical Issues in the Use of Neuro-imaging for Prognosis in Newborn Infants
Steps toward a constructivist and coherentist theory of judicial reasoning in civil law tradition.
In Quest of Fundamental Principles of ‘Neurolaw’
Law and the Brain – A Perspective from The Netherlands
|18:00||DAY ONE ENDS|
The Objectivity of Subjective Truths
|DAY TWO: 7 JULY 2009|
|09:00 SESSION V:|
Neuroscience and National Security: A Human Rights Critique
Screen and Intervene: Biomarkers and the Search of Criminal Susceptibilities
Forensic Neuroscience and the Right To Silence
Moral Responsibility and The Problem of Luck
Neuroscience and Criminal Responsibility: Exploring Causation
Law, Neuroscience and Criminal Culpability
Rationality, Responsibility and Brain Function
Neuroscience and the Free Exercise of Religion
The Neuroscience of Empathy and Compassion
Competition in the Courtroom: Experiments on Adverserial Competition, Juror Sophistication and Decision Difficulty
The Juridical Role of Emotions in the Decisional Process of Popular Juries
Mental States and Neuroscience
The Efficiency of Penal Systems and the Perception Breaking The Law
Neuroscience and Disorders of Communication
Neuroscience in Court: Lessons from the History of Forensic Science
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