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  • Brains On Trial with Alan Alda

Brains on Trial | Deciding Punishment | PBS

Duration: 55:59 (Full Program)
Program: Brains On Trial with Alan Alda #102
Broadcast Date: Sep. 19, 2013

Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing phase of the trial, Judge Rakoff hears arguments from the court-appointed psychiatrist, the attorneys, the victim’s husband and Jimmy himself. Meanwhile, Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants.


Post Date: September 19, 2013
Expiration Date: September 13, 2017