Vanderbilt University has been awarded a $4.85 million grant from MacArthur to manage the newly established MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience. The Network is examining multiple effects of modern neuroscience on criminal law and trying to make neuroscience accessible and beneficial to America’s courtrooms. The network will be led by Vanderbilt professor Owen Jones, who is one of the nation’s few professors of both law and biology. Read the full press release.

Education, Justice, Science

New $10 Million MacArthur Project Integrates Law and Neuroscience

MacArthur is bringing together a distinguished group of scientists, legal scholars, jurists, and philosophers from across the country to help integrate new developments in neuroscience into the U.S. legal system. Read More