Nita A. Farahany

Duke University School of Law

Professor of Law

210 Science Drive

Box 90362

Durham, NC 27708

United States

http://www.law.duke.edu/fac/farahany

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Scholarly Papers (8)

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Behavioural Genetics in Criminal Cases: Past, Present and Future

Genomics, Society and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 72-79, 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-15
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 16 Jun 2006
Nita A. Farahany and William Bernet
Duke University School of Law and Vanderbilt University
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Criminal law, genetics, behavioral genetics, behavioral predispositions, neurology, neuroscience, serotonin, SLC6A4, MAOA, Monamine Oxidase A, actus reus, voluntary act, mens rea, insanity defense, mitigating evidence, aggravating evidence, sentencing, liability, Caspi, violence, aggression, antisoc

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Genetics and Responsibility: To Know the Criminal from the Crime

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 69, p. 115, June 2006, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 06-14, Duke Law School Legal Studies Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 20 Jun 2006
Nita A. Farahany and James Coleman
Duke University School of Law and Duke University School of Law
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Criminal law, responsibility, genetics, behavioral genetics, behavioral predispositions, neurology, neuroscience, frontal lobe damage, addiction, actus reus, voluntary act, mens rea, insanity defense, mitigating evidence, aggravating evidence, sentencing, liability, justifications, excuses, reasonab

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Cruel and Unequal Punishments

Washington University Law Review, Vol. 86, 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 08-40
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 02 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Nita A. Farahany
Duke University School of Law
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Atkins, death penalty, Eighth Amendment, equal protection, brain injury, neuroscience, categorical exemptions, cruel and unusual punishment

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Law and Behavioral Morality

NOMOS LII: EVOLUTION AND MORALITY, Sandy Levinson, ed., 2009, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 09-03
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Nita A. Farahany
Duke University School of Law
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behavioral morality, moral philosophy, evolutionary biology, neuroscience, behavioral genetics, criminal law, reasonable person, reasonableness, stigma, punishment

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Incriminating Thoughts

Stanford Law Review Vol. 64, 351 (2012), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 11-17
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 13 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 24 Dec 2014
Nita A. Farahany
Duke University School of Law
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testimonial, physical, neuroscience, self-incrimination, Fifth Amendment

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Searching Secrets

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Vol. 160, No. 1239, 2012, Vanderbilt Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-16, Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 12-18
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 12 May 2012
Nita A. Farahany
Duke University School of Law
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4th Amendment, search and seizure, reasonableness, privacy, secrecy, seclusion, neuroscience, cell phones, computers, neuroscience, brains, automatic, identifying, memorialized, utterances

7.

Foreword

Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 69, Nos. 1 & 2, Winter/Spring 2006
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 19 Jun 2006
Nita A. Farahany
Duke University School of Law
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Behavioral Genetics, Genetics, Neuroscience, Behavioral Biology, Criminal Law, Crime, DNA, DNA Databanks, Responsibility, Stigma, Predictions, Future Dangerousness

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A Neurological Foundation for Legal Free Will

Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference 2010: Law, Institutions & Human Behavior
Posted: 16 May 2010
Nita A. Farahany
Duke University School of Law

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