Brains on Trial

Deciding Punishment

Episode 2 | 55m 59s

Jimmy Moran is found guilty of badly injuring a woman during a robbery. In the sentencing phase of the trial, Judge Rakoff hears arguments from the court-appointed psychiatrist, the attorneys, the victim’s husband and Jimmy himself. Meanwhile, Alan Alda discovers how neuroscience is already influencing the sentencing of defendants.

Aired: 09/18/13

Expired: 03/17/15

Rating: TV-PG

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