The Daily Digest – Weekend Edition

A brief update of the case digests this week. Tune back in Monday for the daily edition!

His brain injury was so bad, he should never have taken the witness stand. But that doesn’t mean that brain injury is always dispositive.

It may be reasonable trial strategy to forego evidence of a brain injury for mitigation.

Memory impairment secondary to brain injury could suffice for social security disability benefits.

Excessive use by police officer of a taser on a brain-injured driver could substantiate a section 1983 claim.

Employer forced DNA testing of all employees after an employee found urine in his toolbox. The pre-GINA world.

About Nita A. Farahany

Professor of Law and Philosophy, Professor of Genome Sciences and Policy
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