From Troubled Teens to Tsarnaev: Promises and Perils of Adolescent Neuroscience and Law

  1. This event was part of the Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience, cosponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain and Behavior and the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School.

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    - Judge Nancy Gertner (ret.), Senior Lecturer on Law, Harvard Law School; Faculty, Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital
    - Robert Kinscherff, PhD, JD, Senior Fellow in Law and Applied Neuroscience in the Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience, a collaboration between the Petrie-Flom Center and the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital; Faculty in the Center for Law, Brain & Behavior at MGH; Faculty in the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology and Associate Vice President for Community Engagement at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology; and Senior Associate at the National Center for Mental Health and Juvenile Justice
    - Leah Somerville, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University; Faculty, Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital
    - Moderator: Judith G. Edersheim, JD, MD, Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for Law, Brain and Behavior at Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School; and attending Psychiatrist in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital
    - Q&A: I. Glenn Cohen, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School, and Faculty Director, Petrie-Flom Center

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From Troubled Teens to Tsarnaev: Promises and Perils of Adolescent Neuroscience and Law

On Monday, September 28, 2015 at Harvard Law School, CLBB and the Petrie-Flom Center hosted a panel of developmental scientists, clinicians, and legal scholars for a discussion examining the implications of neuroscience for law in specific domains.

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On Monday, September 28, 2015 at Harvard Law School, CLBB and the Petrie-Flom Center hosted a panel of developmental scientists, clinicians, and legal scholars for a discussion examining the implications of neuroscience for law in specific domains.

This event was part of the Project on Law and Applied Neuroscience, cosponsored by the MGH Center for Law, Brain and Behavior and the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School.

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