Laws http://wunc.org en This Is Your Brain On Crime http://wunc.org/post/your-brain-crime <div style="font-size: 16px; margin: 0px;"><span style="font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In the future, neuroscientific evidence may be as prevalent as DNA evidence in the criminal justice system. Today on The State of Things experts discussed the future of <a href="http://wunc.org/post/neuroscience-and-law">neuroscience and the law</a>. Here are some highlights.&nbsp;</div><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:47:04 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 31820 at http://wunc.org This Is Your Brain On Crime Neuroscience And The Law http://wunc.org/post/neuroscience-and-law <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the not so distant future, brain scans may be as prevalent as DNA evidence in the criminal justice system. This neuroscientific evidence has the potential to correct biases and predict criminal recidivism. But critics argue it could be misleading and difficult to refute. Exploring the brain as a means of assessing intent also raises privacy concerns.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:47:39 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 31793 at http://wunc.org Neuroscience And The Law How Black Authors Write About U.S. Law And Race http://wunc.org/post/how-black-authors-write-about-us-law-and-race <p></p><p>From enslavement to the one-drop rule to the three-fifths compromise, United States law has defined African-American identity. Duke University professor<a href="http://law.duke.edu/fac/holloway/"> Karla Holloway </a>is exploring&nbsp;how black fiction connect racial identity and the creation of law for African Americans.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:05:30 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 29374 at http://wunc.org How Black Authors Write About U.S. Law And Race New Laws Take Effect December 1 http://wunc.org/post/new-laws-take-effect-december-1 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span lang="en-US"><font size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt">More than 40 new laws go into effect on <span class="aBn" data-term="goog_1247306841" tabindex="0"><span class="aQJ">December 1st</span></span> in North Carolina. </span></font></span></p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 16:40:24 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 26414 at http://wunc.org New Laws Take Effect December 1