The Courtroom: Session 8 at TED2012

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Court really will be in session in this session, in which we gather together forward thinkers to debate provocative ideas of the day. After each talk, the speaker will have to face the Jury’s verdict.

In this session:

Jim Stengel, a brand ­marketer looking to change the narrative of business. Read about his touching appeal for business values >>

Sherry Turkle, who thinks about how technology is shaping our relationships.

Tali Sharot, who studies why our brains are biased toward optimism.

Bryan Stevenson, the founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, who fights poverty and challenges racial discrimination in the criminal justice system.