Morris B. Hoffman

Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado

District Judge

Denver, CO

United States

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Scholarly Papers (10)

1.

Sorting Guilty Minds

New York University Law Review, Vol. 86, 2011
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 24 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 05 May 2014
University of Minnesota Law School, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Harvard University - Department of Psychology and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
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Citation 2

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Mental states, criminal law, Model Penal Code, MPC, empirical, punishment, sentencing, blame, culpability, mens rea, purposeful, knowing, reckless, negligent, responsibility, crime, criminology, retribution, just deserts, blameworthiness, intentionality, law and psychology, juror decision making

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Law and Neuroscience: Recommendations Submitted to the President's Bioethics Commission

Journal of Law and Biosciences, vol 1, pp 224-236 (2014)
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 31 Aug 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jul 2015
Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law, Stanford University - Psychology and Yale Law School
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law and neuroscience, psychology, neurolaw, criminal responsibility, tort liability, evidence, brain, memory, injury, emotion, lie detection, judging, psychopathy, fMRI, EEG, decision making, neuroethics, bioethics, punishment, sentencing

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The Uneasy Entente Between Insanity and Mens Rea: Beyond Clark v. Arizona

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 97, p. 1071, 2008, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Working Paper No. 07-05
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 14 Feb 2007 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2009
Stephen Morse and Morris B. Hoffman
University of Pennsylvania Law School and Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado
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Citation 2

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mens rea, insanity, blame, punishment, responsibility

An Empirical Study of Public Defender Effectiveness: Self-Selection by the 'Marginally Indigent'

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 3, 2005, Emory Law and Economics Research Paper No. 11-116
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2011
Morris B. Hoffman, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
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Citation 3

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attorney effectiveness, public defender, private attorney, indigent defendants

An Empirical Study of Public Defender Effectiveness: Self-Selection by the 'Marginally Indigent'

Ohio State Journal of Criminal Law, Vol. 3, 2005
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 29 Sep 2011 Last Revised: 29 May 2012
Morris B. Hoffman, Paul H. Rubin and Joanna Shepherd
Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Emory University - Department of Economics and Emory University School of Law
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Citation 3

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attorney effectiveness, public defender, private attorney, indigent defendant

5.

The Language of Mens Rea

67 Vanderbilt Law Review 1327 (2014), Vanderbilt Public Law Research Paper No. 14-16, Minnesota Legal Studies Research Paper No. 14-29
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 May 2014 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2014
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Minnesota Law School, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience and University of California, Irvine School of Law
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Mental states, criminal law, Model Penal Code, MPC, empirical, punishment, sentencing, blame, culpability, mens rea, purposeful, knowing, reckless, negligent, responsibility, crime, criminology, retribution, just deserts, blameworthiness, intentionality, law and psychology, juror decision making

6.

Predicting the Knowledge-Recklessness Distinction in the Human Brain

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 16 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 22 Mar 2017
University College London - Wellcome Trust Center for Neuroimaging, University of Kentucky - Behavioral Science, Ohio State University (OSU) - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Yale Law School, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute and Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute
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law and neuroscience, criminal law, mental state, punishment, crime, blame, culpability, mens rea, Model Penal Code, MPC, knowledge, recklessness, responsibility, intention, brain, brain imaging, brain scan, neuroimaging, neuroscience, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, neurolaw

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How Should Justice Policy Treat Young Offenders?

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, February 2017, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-9, U of Penn Law School, Public Law Research Paper No. 17-17
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2017 Last Revised: 10 Apr 2017
Yale University - Department of Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Stanford University - Psychology
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Juvenile justice, adolescent, children, minors, brain, brain imaging, neuroscience, law and neuroscience, neurolaw, neuroimaging, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, maturity, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, responsibility, culpability, mens rea, punishment, crime

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fMRI and Lie Detection

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, 2016 , Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-10
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 23 Dec 2016
Stanford University - Psychology, University of Virginia - School of Law, Yale University - Department of Psychology, US Court of Appeals - Fourth Circuit, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University - Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute, University of Pennsylvania Law School, Washington University School of Medicine, Yale University - Department of Psychology, Columbia University - Law School, Temple University, New York University School of Law and Yale Law School
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lie detection, polygraph, memory, deception, evidence, neuroscience, law and neuroscience, neurolaw, brain, brain imaging, brain scan, neuroimaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, behavioral biology, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology

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Parsing the Behavioral and Brain Mechanisms of Third-Party Punishment

Journal of Neuroscience. Vol. 36, 9420-9434, 2016, UC Irvine School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-50, Vanderbilt Law Research Paper No. 17-01
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 09 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Vanderbilt University - Law School, University of Virginia - School of Law, Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado, University of Minnesota Law School, University of California, Irvine School of Law, Vanderbilt University - Law School & Dept. of Biological Sciences and Vanderbilt University - Department of Psychology
Center for Integrative and Cognitive Neuroscience
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punishment, crime, neuroscience, mental state, harm, judges, decision making, sentencing, jurors, law and neuroscience, brain, brain imaging, brain scan, neuroimaging, functional magnetic resonance imaging, fMRI, behavioral biology, law and emotion, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology

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Sorting Guilty Minds

Gruter Institute Squaw Valley Conference: Law, Institutions & Human Behavior, 2011
Posted: 24 May 2011
Morris B. Hoffman
Second Judicial District Court Judge, State of Colorado

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