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Jeffrey Rosen on 'Neurolaw' in the Courtroom

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Jeffrey Rosen on 'Neurolaw' in the Courtroom

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Jeffrey Rosen on 'Neurolaw' in the Courtroom

Jeffrey Rosen on 'Neurolaw' in the Courtroom

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Journalist Jeffrey Rosen is a frequent contributor to The New York Times Magazine. His article titled "The Brain on the Stand: How neuroscience is transforming the legal system" appeared in the March 11 issue.

It's about an emerging field of study called "neurolaw," which combines neuroscience and the law. He writes about how evidence from brain-scanning technologies are being used in the courtroom to explain away criminal behavior.

Rosen is also the author of the book The Supreme Court: The Personalities and Rivalries That Defined America.

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