The Neuroscience of Pain and the Potential Use of fMRI in Litigation

In the New Yorker article, “the Neuroscience of Pain: Brain imaging is illuminating the neural patterns behind pain’s infinite variety” the author Nicole Twilley discusses the state of medical imaging in capturing a person’s pain. Pain is neurologically complex. It involves responses generated throughout the brain. Dr. Irene Tracey has been studying the use of fMRI in … Continue reading The Neuroscience of Pain and the Potential Use of fMRI in Litigation

Saaditi v Moorhead: Case Comment

In Medieval Europe, deciding guilt or innocence was sometimes decided by trial by ordeal. It was believed that the holy water would reject a liar. So they would tie up an accused person and throw him in the water. If you floated, you were guilty. If you drowned, you were innocent. Has the law evolved much … Continue reading Saaditi v Moorhead: Case Comment