New Book Helps Close Neuroscience Knowledge Gap for Lawyers, Judges, Policymakers

University of Minnesota Law Professor Francis X. Shen, JD, PhD, has co-authored the first introduction to brain science specifically for lawyers, judges, and those interested in the legal implications of neuroscience. Brain Science for Lawyers, Judges, and Policymakers guides readers through the fundamentals of brain science and highlights the ever-increasing role neuroscience data plays in court cases and public policy.

Consortium Webinar Explores Debate Over Physician Aid in Dying

The Consortium on Law and Values in Health, Environment & the Life Sciences hosted a May 1 virtual Lecture Series titled “When Law, Ethics & Medicine Collide.” It was the first webinar in the series, “Considering Medical Aid in Dying,” and featured three international experts on the law, ethics, and clinical realities of medical aid in dying, both in the U.S.