Join the FAU Brain Institute, prominent brain researchers and legal advocates for individuals with mental health challenges as they share perspectives on how we may consider and implement a more fair and compassionate legal system.
"Brains on Trial: What Brain Science Tells Us About the Origins and Limits of Responsibility," will be held virtually on Tuesday, March 11 at 9 a.m.
BJ Casey, Ph.D., director, Fundamentals of the Adolescent Brain Lab, Yale University; Josh Buckholtz, Ph.D., department of psychology, Center for Brain Science, Harvard University; Carey Haughwout, public defender, Palm Beach County, and Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren, presiding county court judge, Misdemeanor Mental Health Court, 17th Judicial Circuit, Broward County. Hosted by Wendy Guastaferro, Ph.D., FAU School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
The event is part of “Brainy Days 2021,” a monthlong virtual celebration of neuroscience hosted by FAU's Brain Institute. “Brainy Days,” is sponsored by the Palm Health Foundation.
Thursday, March 11 at 9:00amVirtual Event