Program

Friday, November 22, 2013 / Sandra Day O’Connor Courthouse / Phoenix, Arizona

Please plan to arrive early to allow time for parking and going through security.

8:00-9:00 am Check-in
9:00-9:15 Introduction and Welcome

Gary Marchant, Center for Law, Science & Innovation, ASU
Judge Roslyn Silver, U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona
Justice Sandra Day O’Connor, U.S. Supreme Court (ret.)

9:15-10:00 Keynote 1: Mental Illness, Violence, and Mass Shootings:  On Finding the Haystack in a Needle

Jeffrey Swanson, Ph.D., Professor in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University School of Medicine

10:00-10:20 Coffee Break
10:20-11:45 Neuroscience Panel (Chaired by Cynthia Stonnington, Mayo Clinic)
  Can Neuroscience Help Understand Risk For Homicide?

Kent A. Kiehl, Executive Science Officer/Director of Mobile Brain Imaging, The nonprofit Mind Research Network & Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience and Law, University of New Mexico

  Fuzzy Laws, Broken Brains, and Bad Behavior: Big Problems for Neuroscience and Law (And How to Think About Solving Them)

Joshua Buckholtz, Assistant Professor of Psychology Harvard University

11:45-12:30 Keynote 2: Why Terrible Things Happen in Perfect Places: The Pathways to Rampage Shootings

Katherine S. Newman, James B. Knapp Dean of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University

12:30-1:30 Lunch (on own)
1:30-2:45 Challenges in Clinical Assessment Panel (Chaired by Elizabeth Leonard, Neurocognitive Associates)
  Mental Illness and the Right to Bear Arms

Susan Rushing, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine

  Can Mental Health Services Prevent Mass Murders?

Joel Dvoskin, Clinical and Forensic Psychologist

2:45-3:00 Coffee Break
3:00-4:25 Law & Policy Panel (Chaired By Betsy Grey, Arizona State University)
  Using the Least Intrusive Legal Proceeding…a Careful Balancing Act

Charles Arnold, Certified Estate & Trust Law Specialist, Certified Fiduciary

  Mental Health and Public Safety: The Relationship to Guns and Health Reform

Harold Pollack, Helen Ross Professor at the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago

  Ethical, Legal, and Practical Issues in Predicting and Preventing Crime

Hank Greely, Deane F. and Kate Edelman Johnson Professor of Law; Director, Center for Law and the Biosciences; Professor, by courtesy, of Genetics, Stanford University

4:25-4:30 Conference Close – Gary Marchant, Center for Law, Science & Innovation

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