Health & Science
Master of Arts (MA)
Several states have cited neuroscientific evidence to help justify new raise-the-age laws that raise the age at which offenders can be tried as adults. Neuroscience shows that adolescent brains continue to mature well into their 20s. How much influence neuroscience should have in determining legal policy, however, remains contested among experts.
Stallone, Dane N., "What Role is Neuroscience Playing in New State Raise-the-Age Laws?" (2018). CUNY Academic Works.