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March 30, 2020
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Downtown Library
400 NW 2nd Avenue
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CANCELED - Brains on Trial: What Brain Science Tells Us About the Origins and Limits of Responsibility

Monday, March 30, 2020

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED. Brains on Trial brings together two leading neuroscientists who use sophisticated brain imaging techniques to monitor the functioning brain with a public defender who supports the engagement of those with mental health challenges in the legal system and the judge of the Broward County Mental Health Court, to discuss changes in brain and behavior that do, or should, impact their legal responsibility. Speakers: BJ Casey, PhD, Sackler Institute, Yale University; Josh Buckholtz, PhD, Harvard University; Carey Haughwout, Public Defender, 15th Judicial Circuit, PBC; Ginger Lerner-Wren, Judge, Broward County Mental Health Court