Introducing Guest Blogger Adam Kolber

kolber-adam.jpgIt is my pleasure to introduce Professor Adam Kolber, who will be guest blogging with us this month. Adam is a Laurance S. Rockefeller Visiting Fellow at Princeton University’s Center for Human Values and an associate professor of law at the University of San Diego School of Law. Adam writes and teaches in the areas of neuroethics, bioethics, and criminal law and is the founder and editor of the Neuroethics & Law Blog.

Before joining the faculty, he clerked for the Honorable Chester J. Straub of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit and practiced law with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York. He graduated Order of the Coif from Stanford Law School, where he was an associate editor of the Stanford Law Review. Prior to law school, he was a business ethics consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Among his publications, Adam has written:

* Therapeutic Forgetting: The Legal and Ethical Implications of Memory Dampening, 59 Vanderbilt Law Review 1561 (2006)

* A Limited Defense of Clinical Placebo Deception, Yale Law & Policy Review (forthcoming)

* Pain Detection and the Privacy of Subjective Experience, 33 American Journal of Law & Medicine 433 (2007)

* A Matter of Priority: Transplanting Organs Preferentially to Registered Donors, 55 Rutgers Law Review 671 (2003)

* Standing Upright: The Moral and Legal Standing of Humans and Other Apes, 54 Stanford Law Review 163 (2001)

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