Neurolaw News

A collection of snippets from the inter webs on NeuroLaw:

For those interested in the topic of NeuroLaw I recommend David Eaglemont’s Initiative on Neuroscience and the Law as well as to check out the posts on the topic over at my old blog.

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Report: Neuroscience, Conflict and Security

The Royal Society has released its report on the application of  neuroscience in a military and law enforcement context. The report focuses on two specific applications: (1) performance enhancement of military/police personnel and (2) performance degradation of perceived enemies.   Of particular personal  interest was Part 3 which outlines how any new advance in weaponry is likely to be effected by existing customary, humanitarian and human rights law.


Paper on the Use of Neuroscientific Imaging in International Criminal Trials

Found here, check on my previous articles on the use of neuroscience for lie detection and culpability.