Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Brain Fingerprinting

Huh?? That caught my attention today at our Rotary meeting. Ohio Chief Justice Thomas Moyer was today's speaker and mentioned some advancements in science and medicine that will impact the judicial system in the near future. He said it is a possibility that down the road a picture of a brain scan may be something a jury will be looking at to determine the level of activity in the suspects brain at the time of the crime, thus linking him or her to the crime scene.

Sounds like an episode from CSI if you ask me.

Actually this has already been used and upheld in an Iowa court case. Very interesting. Read about it here.

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