Monday, January 10, 2011

Law and the Brain

An intriguing conference, Law & the Brain: How Recent Advances in Neuroscience Impact the Law, will look at a number of topics in New York in March. Keynote presentations relevant to trial practice include:

  • Implications of Neuroscience for the Courtroom - Hon. Jed Rakoff, JD, United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York
  • False Memories and Witness Reliability - Elizabeth Loftus, PhD, Distinguished Professor; Professor, Psychology & Social Behavior; Professor Criminology, Law & Society; Professor, Cognitive Sciences; Professor, School of Law, Director, Center for Psychology & Law; Fellow, Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory and Professor of Law, University of California, Irvine
  • Emotions, Memory and Bias: Implications for the Courts - Elizabeth Phelps, PhD, Professor of Psychology, New York University

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