“[B]ug, n: An elusive creature living in a program that makes it incorrect. The activity of ‘debugging’, or removing bugs from a program, ends when people get tired of doing it, not when the bugs are removed.”—Datamation
In early November, a judge granted a temporary restraining order against parts of a voter-approved California ballot initiative. The measure’s opponents argue its implementation would significantly curtail the constitutionally protected speech of registered sex offenders in that state.
In recent years neuroscience-based arguments have been cropping up in courtrooms with increasing frequency. Litigators have attempted to use brain scans to demonstrate reduced capacity, and more recently to prove the veracity of a client’s statements.