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Neuroscience: Future Directions – Legal Perspective

Amanda Pustilnik
February 7, 2019

In this module, Amanda C. Pustilnik, professor of law at the University of Maryland, discusses approaches that judges could employ when evaluating emerging neurotechnology. She provides insight into the following questions:

  • What sort of framework can judges use in their approach to evaluating emerging neurotechnology?
  • Should there be specific standards for using neuroscience evidence?
  • What emerging technology do you foresee or predict lawyers will attempt to introduce as evidence in the near future?


  • to identify potential standards for neuroscience evidence
  • to examine emerging neurotechnology from which the court could benefit

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