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Law and Neuroscience

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Owen D. Jones
New York Alumni Chancellor’s Professor of Law &
Professor of Biological Sciences
Vanderbilt University
Director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience

Jeffrey D. Schall
E. Bronson Ingram Professor of Neuroscience
Vanderbilt University

Francis X. Shen
McKnight Land-Grant Professor & Associate Professor 
University of Minnesota Law School

2014. 816 pages. ISBN: 978-1-4548-1332-3. With Teacher's Manual to come.

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About the Book

The implications for law of new neuroscientific techniques and findings are now among the hottest topics in legal, academic, and media venues. Law and Neuroscience – a collaboration of professors in law, neuroscience, and biology – is the first coursebook to chart this new territory, providing the world’s most comprehensive collection of neurolaw materials.  

This groundbreaking casebook features:
  • A design specifically geared towards extensive e-capability, with each e-chapter extensively linked to outside sources
  • Technical subjects explained in an accessible and user-friendly manner
  • An extensive glossary of key terms
  • Coverage of contemporary material: Over 60% of the cases and publications included were published since 2008.

Preface / Sample Chapters