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neurolaw

neurolaw
 n.— «The defense has conceded that he committed the crime, and is working on a risky defense that will combine traditional psychiatric testimony with the burgeoning field of “neurolaw,” which holds that there is a biological basis for behavior. Prosecutors have said that steps Mr. Braunstein took before the attack show his intent.» —“Disease Drove Sex Attack, Defense Says” by Anemona Hartocollis New York Times Apr. 30, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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