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Law and Biosciences: Neuroscience

Past Offerings

Law and Biosciences: Neuroscience (3006): This seminar examines legal, social, and ethical issues arising from advances in the biosciences. This year it focuses on neuroscience. It will examine how neuroscience will affect the law, and society, through improvements in predicting illnesses and behaviors, in "reading minds" through neuroimaging, in understanding responsibility and consciousness, in "treating" criminal behavior, and in cognitive enhancement. Students who have taken the Law and the Biosciences (Genetics) seminar in past years may receive additional credit for taking this year's class. The class is open to 1Ls. Elements used in grading: Class participation, attendance and final research paper. Cross-listed with Health Research & Policy (HRP 211).


Law and Biosciences: Neuroscience | LAW 3006 Section 01 Class #1121

  • 3 Units
  • Grading: Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail
  • 2023-2024 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
  • Enrollment Limitations: Lottery 20
    • 1L: Winter Elective (Open to First-Year JD Students)
  • Graduation Requirements:
    • R -Research Requirement for Law Degree
  • Learning Outcomes Addressed:
    • LO1 - Substantive and Procedural Law
    • LO2 - Legal Analysis and Reasoning
    • LO3 - Ability to Conduct Legal Research
    • LO4 - Ability to Communicate Effectively in Writing
  • Course Category:
    • Law, Medicine & Health Policy

Notes: Cross-listed with Health Research & Policy (HRP 211).

  • 2023-2024 Winter
    Schedule No Longer Available
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