Public Events at Neuroscience 2015

Public sessions at Neuroscience 2015 highlight the intersection of science and society. These sessions are free and open to the public for those with valid ID. All public events will be held at McCormick Place in Chicago. Dialogues Between Neuroscience and Society: Neuroscience and the Law Speaker: Jed S. Rakoff, JDUS District Court, Southern District of New YorkSupport contributed by: ElsevierDate & Time: Saturday, October 17, 2015 11a.m. – 1p.m. Location: Hall B1 Neuroscience is a hot topic with lawyers and judges, as recent advances in our understanding of the brain have raised important and unexpected implications for the development and application of legal principles. These implications, however, can sometimes be overstated, which presents a potential for abuse and warrants caution. Hear Senior U. S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff,…


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