TITLE

EGGSHELL MINDS AND INVISIBLE INJURIES: CAN NEUROSCIENCE CHALLENGE LONGSTANDING TREATMENT OF TORT INJURIES?

AUTHOR(S)
Cassin, Shaun
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Houston Law Review;Winter2013, Vol. 50 Issue 3, p929
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes physical, emotional, and invisible injuries in tort law and explains the difficulties faced by litigants in proving their pain. It highlights history as well as technological advancements in neuroscience and presents the strengths and weaknesses of the technology. It examines evidentiary questions related to neuroscience including whether neuroscientific evidence will have an unfair prejudicial effect on a jury and whether it is admissible under rules on expert evidence.
ACCESSION #
86440521

 

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