The Brain Defense
Kevin Davis talked about his book The Brain Defense: Murder in Manhattan and the Dawn of Neuroscience in America’s Courtrooms, in which he reports on the use of neuroscience as a defense in the courtroom. The first case where a brain scan was allowed as evidence for the defense was that of Herbert Weinstein, a 65 year old man accused of murdering his wife, seemingly for no reason. It was discovered after his arrest that he had a cyst in his brain and his lawyer argued that the cyst impaired his judgement. close
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