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Video - THE SECOND RAYMOND AND BEVERLY SACKLER U.S.A.-U.K. SCIENTIFIC FORUM: NEUROSCIENCE AND THE LAW

This website contains both edited and unedited video of presentations made by forum participants.  It is not an official report of the National Academy of Sciences. Opinions and statements included in this material are solely those of the individual authors. They have not been verified as accurate, nor do they necessarily represent the views of other forum participants, the forum planning group, or the National Academy of Sciences.

View video of the Forum by following the links below:

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Welcome and Introduction

  Larry Squire, National Academy of Sciences
  Lorna Casselton, The Royal Society

Keynote Address: Judge William Fletcher, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

Overview of Neuroscience and The Law: Hank Greely, Stanford University

Neuroscience in Court: Susan Wolf, University of Minnesota Law School (no video available)

Panel One: Mind Reading (including lie detection, pain, and false memory)

NOTE: For this panel, Q&A sessions follow each speaker's presentation.

Moderator:     Daniel Schacter, Harvard University

Speakers:     Steven Laken, Cephos Corp. 
                         Anthony Wagner, Stanford University 
                         Irene Tracey, Oxford University 

Panel Two: Biology of Moral Reasoning and Psychopathy

NOTE: For this panel, Q&A sessions follow each speaker's presentation.

Moderator:    Nicholas Mackintosh, University of Cambridge

Speakers:     Kent Kiehl, University of New Mexico (video has been edited for content)
                        Michael Caldwell, University of Wisconsin 
                        Owen Jones, Vanderbilt University & MacArthur Foundation Law and Neuroscience Project (no video available)

Panel Three: Criminal Responsibility and Sentencing

Moderator:   Judge Gerald Lynch, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit 
 
Speakers:
    Stephen Morse, University of Pennsylvania Law School 
                        Adrian Raine, University of Pennsylvania
                        Read Montague, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
                        Nikolas Rose, London School of Economics and Political Science

Q&A

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Panel Four: The Developing Brain

Moderator:  Geraint Rees, University College London

Speakers:    BJ Casey, Weill Medical College of Cornell University 
                       Laurence Steinberg, Temple University 
                       Eamon McCrory, University College London (video has been edited for content)

Q&A

Final Thoughts: Roundtable of Judges, Lawyers, and Neuroscientists

Moderator:  Judge Jed Rakoff, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York

Speakers:    Judge Morris Hoffman, Second Judicial District, State of Colorado 
                       Geraint Rees, University College London
                       Joanna Glynn, One Crown Office Row 
                       Lord Justice Anthony Hughes, Her Majesty’s Court Service
                       Frederick Schauer, University of Virginia School of Law   
                       Barry Scheck, The Innocence Project

Discussion