Brains on Trial With Alan Alda - Season 1, Episode 2 - Rotten Tomatoes

Deciding Punishment


Episode Info

Conclusion. The fictional trial reaches the penalty phase, with the judge hearing from the court-appointed psychiatrist, victim's husband and defendant. Alan Alda, meanwhile, learns how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants; and meets a judge who has offered to have his brain probed while he makes sentencing decisions.


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