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  • noun An emerging field of interdisciplinary study that explores the effects of discoveries in neuroscience on legal rules and standards.

Etymologies

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neuro- +‎ law

Examples

  • Our three main prongs involve time perception, synesthesia, and neurolaw.

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  • Helping judges and juries improve such evaluations is an important part of the Stanford neurolaw project, says Greely.

    Seed - Bad Memory (Eye Witness Reports)

  • Paired with a growing interest in the field of neurolaw, which examines the intersection of neuroscience and legal systems, the desire for tools that can objectively assess the accuracy of memories is palpable.

    Seed - Bad Memory (Eye Witness Reports)

  • As neurolaw grows in influence, it could potentially revolutionize our notions of guilt and punishment as criminals say 'my brain made me do it.'

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  • Aggression, Violence and the Brain showing a cat and a bull with implants, then neuroethics and neurolaw in a case study.

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  • Aggression, Violence and the Brain showing a cat and a bull with implants, then neuroethics and neurolaw in a case study.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Proponents of neurolaw say that neuroscientific evidence will have a large impact not only on questions of guilt and punishment but also on the detection of lies and hidden bias, and on the prediction of future criminal behavior.

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  • There is a flourishing academic discipline of “neurolaw” and neurolawyers are penetrating the legal system.

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  • So we now for instance have neuroeconomics, neuromarketing, neuroarchitecture, neuroarcheology, neurolaw, neuropolitics, neuroesthetics see Chapters 4 and 8, and even neurotheology.

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  • The research concentrates on time perception, synesthesia, and neurolaw.

    Slate Magazine

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  • New York Times Magazine: 'Proponents of neurolaw say that neuroscientific evidence will have a large impact not only on questions of guilt and punishment but also on the detection of lies and hidden bias, and on the prediction of future criminal behavior. At the same time, skeptics fear that the use of brain-scanning technology as a kind of super mind-reading device will threaten our privacy and mental freedom, leading some to call for the legal system to respond with a new concept of “cognitive liberty.�?'

    October 8, 2008