The latest mass killing has renewed multiple controversies about mobilizing science and medicine to prevent violent crime. On this archived edition of To the Point, we look at the legal and ethical issues, and the prospects for unintended consequences. Also, Is Europe's economy headed off a cliff? On Reporter's Notebook, why are producers, actors and others hoping for this year's Oscars making stops in Washington, DC?
Can Science and Medicine Help Prevent Violent Crime?
From this Episode:
Is Europe's Economy Headed Off a Cliff?
Economists around the world anticipated decline in the economy of the Eurozone in fourth quarter of last year, but it turned out to be much bigger than expected. Robin...
7 min, 16 sec
Crime Prediction and Its Unintended Consequences
With a big push from Governor Cuomo, the New York State Legislature passed a law this week requiring psychotherapists to report any client thought "likely to engage" in...
34 min, 4 sec