Richard J. Bonnie, J.D.
Richard J. Bonnie, J.D., is Harrison Foundation professor of medicine and law, professor of psychiatry and neurobehavioral sciences and director of the Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. He specializes in mental health and drug law, public health law and bioethics.
The Impact of Modern Neuroscience on Treatment of ParoleesEthical Considerations in Using Pharmacology to Prevent Addiction Relapse
Neuroscience is offering insights into addiction and providing scientists with pharmacological methods, such as the use of injectable naltrexone, for reducing relapse. Richard J. Bonnie, Donna T. Chen and Charles P. O’Brien consider the ethical and legal implications of different methods for administering naltrexone to convicted drug offenders.