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The brain defense

Davis, Kevin

The brain defense

murder in Manhattan and the dawn of neuroscience in America"s courtrooms

by Davis, Kevin

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Brain,
  • Forensic neurology,
  • Trials (Murder),
  • Diseases,
  • Law and legislation,
  • Insanity (Law),
  • Trials, litigation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementKevin Davis
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 pages
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27227429M
    ISBN 101594206333
    ISBN 109781594206337
    LC Control Number2016043485
    OCLC/WorldCa972644642


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This is probably the best book on the role neuroscience has played in criminal justice system/5(52). “The Brain Defense is a uniquely important addition to the existing literature on the relationship between neuroscience and criminal justice.

This is probably the best book on the role neuroscience has played in criminal justice system. This book was a well-written summary of brain imaging and criminal defense strategies in the United States for defendants with brain trauma or disease.

It summarizes some case studies of those with trauma from football or war injuries, or tumors or other growths inside their brains and how the court system is and isnt sympathetic to their defense/5(64).

He is the author of three non-fiction books on the criminal justice system, The Wrong Man, Defending the Damned and The Brain Defense. The brain defense book Davis has also authored eight nonfiction children’s books.

Davis has also authored eight nonfiction children’s books. American Bar Association Journal editor Davis (Defending the Damned: Inside Chicago's Cook County Public Defender's Office,etc.) engagingly explores how sophisticated brain studies might help explain the causes of violent crimes.

The author uses an unlikely New York City murder as the connecting link in his wide-ranging inquiry into “broken brains” that might leave criminals. Kevin Davis – The Brain Defense. Genre: Author: Called “the best kind of nonfiction” by Michael Connelly, this riveting new book combines true crime, brain science, and courtroom drama.

Inthe police were called to East 72nd St. in The brain defense book, where a. In The Brain The brain defense book (Penguin,on sale now), author Kevin Davis explores the growing use of brain images as evidence in American courtrooms. What Davis calls the "brain defense" is the strategy of using evidence of apparent brain abnormalities as a mitigating factor when defendants are convicted of violent : Neuroskeptic.

The Brain Defense is an excellent survey of the current state of the interaction between brain science and the criminal justice system. You need not be involved in medicine or law to enjoy this book. It is easy to read, with concepts spelled out clearly in lay language/5(40). In his book The Brain Defense, Davis looks at the remarkable increase in the use of neuroscience in criminal courts and tries to understand what role neuroscience should have in plea negotiations, trial defense, sentencing, and policy determination.

He structures his book around the narrative of the defense of a man named Herbert Weinstein. The reader forgets, sometimes, the rather spectacular subtitle of the book, and the fact that the book has a specific focus. Most importantly, however, Davis fails to adequately explore or. Reading The Brain Defense will be an excellent way to begin.”—The Wall Street Journal “The Brain Defense is a uniquely important addition to the existing literature on the relationship between neuroscience and criminal justice.

This is probably the best book on the role neuroscience has played in criminal justice system. The Brain Defense. likes 3 talking about this. From author and journalist Kevin Davis comes a riveting new work of narrative nonfiction that combines true crime, brain science and courtroom ers: Called "the best kind of nonfiction" by Michael Connelly, this riveting new book combines true crime, brain science, and courtroom drama.

Inthe police were called to East 72nd St. in Manhattan, where a woman's body had fallen from a twelfth-story window. The woman's husband, Herbert Weinstein, soon confessed to having hit and strangled his wife after an argument, then dropping her body. The Weinstein case opened the door for a novel defense that continues to transform the legal system: Criminal lawyers are increasingly turning to neuroscience and introducing the effects of brain injuries—whether caused by trauma or by tumors, cancer, or drug or alcohol abuse—and arguing that such damage should be considered in determining.

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Draws on in-depth research and reporting in a dramatic investigation into the role of neuroscience in the criminal justice system, citing key examples from a landmark murder case to explore the implications of brain science in determining culpability and punishment.

The Brain Defense examines a variety of additional legal cases in which neuroscience has played a role, including those committed by veterans suffering from PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and TBI (traumatic brain injury), and athletes suffering from concussions and TBI.

The Brain Defense (Kobo eBook) By Kevin Davis. $ Available Now. Description. Called “the best kind of nonfiction” by Michael Connelly, this riveting new book combines true crime, brain science, and courtroom drama.

Inthe police were called to East 72nd St. in Manhattan, where a woman's body had fallen from a twelfth-story. Reading The Brain Defense will be an excellent way to begin."--The Wall Street Journal "The Brain Defense is a uniquely important addition to the existing literature on the relationship between neuroscience and criminal justice.

This is probably the best book on the role neuroscience has played in criminal justice system/5(30). Summary: This book provides a lucid summary of behavioral, neural and endocrine regulation of immune responses and of the effects of immune system activity on neural and endocrine functions and behavior.

The underlying premise is that the brain and immune system represent a single, integrated system of defense. The discussion includes such topics and stress induced modulation of innate. The Brain Defense examines the intersection of neuroscience and the law, from its ancient roots and philosophical implications to current practices, controversies, and research.

Author Kevin Davis tackles the questions that this raises about the justice system from multiple angles. Reading The Brain Defense will be an excellent way to begin."-- The Wall Street Journal " The Brain Defense is a uniquely important addition to the existing literature on the relationship between neuroscience and criminal justice.

This is probably the best book on the role neuroscience has played in criminal justice system.4/5(1). About The Brain Defense. DMCA: Called “the best kind of nonfiction” by Michael Connelly, this riveting new book combines true crime, brain science, and courtroom drama.

Inthe police were called to East 72nd St. in Manhattan, where a woman's body had fallen from a twelfth-story window. The Brain Defense Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America's Courtrooms (Book): Davis, Kevin: "Inthe police were called to East 72nd St.

in Manhattan, where a woman's body had fallen from a twelfth-story window. The woman's husband, Herbert Weinstein, soon confessed to having hit and strangled his wife after an argument, then dropping her body out of their apartment. The Weinstein case opened the door for a novel defense that continues to transform the legal system: Criminal lawyers are increasingly turning to neuroscience and introducing the effects of brain injuries—whether caused by trauma or by tumors, cancer, or drug or alcohol abuse—and arguing that such damage should be considered in determining.

In discussing his new book “The Brain Defense” with “Discover Magazine,” author Kevin Davis referenced research pioneered by Fordham professor Deborah Denno.

Deborah Denno at Fordham University in New York published an interesting paper called “The Myth of the Double Edged Sword,” in which she made a strong case that rarely, if ever, does the issue of future dangerousness.

The Brain Defense is an excellent survey of the current state of the interaction between brain science and the criminal justice system. You need not be involved in medicine or law to enjoy this book. It is easy to read, with concepts spelled out clearly in lay language/5(30).

Journalist Davis (Defending the Damned) provides an accessible look at how criminals’ brain damage has been cited by their defense attorneys, a relatively new intersection of science and law. His latest book covers "The Brain Defense" - the idea that a criminal's wrongful action may be a product of a faulty brain, thus mitigating responsibility.

Such defenses have increased by a. The Brain Defense is a thoughtful and provocative look at these looming issues. Highly recommended. — D. Driftless. Other reviews of books about brains and the people who love them: Waking Up / The Brain / Incognito / The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons.

The Weinstein case opened the door for a novel defense that continues to transform the legal system: Criminal lawyers are increasingly turning to neuroscience and introducing the effects of brain injuries - whether caused by trauma or by tumors, cancer, or drug or alcohol abuse - and arguing that such damage should be considered in determining guilt or innocence, the death penalty or years behind bars.

“My brain made me do it.” Sounds like a ridiculous defense but, with this book, Kevin Davis shows us the science making that phrase a real possibility.

Every thought, decision, and action springs from complex processes in our brains that are influenced by both nature and nurture. Book chapter Full text access Chapter 20 - Tumor Necrosis Factor as a Neuroinflammatory Mediator in Alzheimer's Disease and Stroke: Molecular Mechanisms and Neuroinflammatory Imaging Ulrich L.M.

Eisel, Nikoletta Dobos, Rudi Dierckx, Paul Luiten, Jakob Korf. The Weinstein case opened the door for a novel defense that continues to transform the legal system: Criminal lawyers are increasingly turning to neuroscience and introducing the effects of brain injuries - whether caused by trauma or by tumors, cancer, or drug or alcohol abuse - and arguing that such damage should be considered in determining Brand: Penguin Audio.

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