The Law & Ethics of Brain Scanning Conference 2007

 

This conference took place on Friday, April 13, 2007

Special Proceedings Courtroom, First Floor
Sandra Day O'Connor U.S. Courthouse
401 W. Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona 

Program

 

Welcome Remarks by U.S. District Judge Roslyn Silver
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SESSION I:  BRAIN SCANNING TECHNOLOGIES

Session I Introduction by Gary Marchant
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"Brain Imaging and the Mind: Pseudoscience or Science?"
William Uttal, Arizona State University (emeritus)
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"Overview of Brain Scanning Technologies"
John J.B. Allen, Department of Psychology, University of Arizona
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"Brain Scanning and Lie Detection"
Steven Laken, Founder and CEO, Cephos Corporation
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SESSION II:  BRAIN SCANNING IN THE COURTS

"Brain Scanning in the Courts:  The Story So Far"
Gary Marchant, Center for the Study of Law, Science, & Technology Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law
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"Legal Admissibility of Neurological Lie Detection Evidence"
Archie A. Alexander, Health Law & Policy Institute, University of Houston Law Center
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Commentators:  Professors David Kaye and Michael Saks
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Saks: MP3 audio file   Presentation file        Kaye: MP3 audio file     Presentation file

 

SESSION III:  SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS OF BRAIN SCANNING TECHNOLOGIES

"Demonstrating Brain Injuries with Brain Scanning"
Larry Cohen, The Cohen Law Firm
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"Harm and Punishment: An fMRI Experiment"
Owen D. Jones, Vanderbilt University School of Law & Department of Biological Sciences
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"Through a Glass Darkly: Transdisciplinary Brain Imaging Studies to Predict and
  Explain Abnormal Behavior"
James H. Fallon, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of California, Irvine
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Commentator:  Professor Betsy Grey
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
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SESSION IV:  ETHICAL ASPECTS OF BRAIN SCANNING

"Authenticity, Bluffing, and the Privacy of Human Thought: Ethical Issues in Brain Scanning"
Emily Murphy, Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics
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"Health, Disability, and Employment Law Implications of MRI"
Stacey Tovino, Hamline University School of Law
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Commentators:  Jason Robert , School of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, and
Clark Miller , Department of Political Scinece, Arizona State University
Robert: MP3 audio file           Miller: MP3 audio file