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  • Brains On Trial with Alan Alda

Brains on Trial | Determining Guilt | PBS

Duration: 55:58 (Full Program)
Program: Brains On Trial with Alan Alda #101
Broadcast Date: Sep. 12, 2013

On trial is Jimmy Moran, who at 18 took part in a store robbery during which the storeowner’s wife was shot and grievously injured. Presiding is distinguished U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff, who has a longstanding interest in neuroscience and its conceivable effect on criminal law. The trial raises common questions: Is a witness lying? How reliable is eyewitness testimony?

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Post Date: September 12, 2013
Expiration Date: September 12, 2017