Using Cognitive Neuroscience As a Basis Upon Which to Accurately Predict the Future Dangerousness of Violent Criminals and thus Provide a Procedure for the Involuntary Commitment of Such Individuals as a Part of or Following the Duration of their Sentence
Indiana Tech Law School
January 18, 2011
This article argues that individuals with frontal lobe brain damage have the inability to control their actions, and are highly likely to engage in rage attacks, spontaneous acts of violence, and destructive behavior. It argues that such offenders should receive post-sentence treatment to focus upon addressing these issues.
Keywords: Criminal Law, Law and NeuroscienceAccepted Paper Series
Date posted: January 18, 2011 ; Last revised: May 3, 2013
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