Understanding the neurophysiology of the brain, therefore, would seem to be as exculpatory as finding a tumor in it.
None of that evidence is dispositive--but it is certainly not exculpatory either.
By the way, more has happened this week on the exculpatory front.
"For the exculpatory part, I can take it easy," said Cutbill, with a dry laugh.
Jay, angered at the injustice of a reproof which belonged more especially to him, drew up an exculpatory statement.
On many occasions Jesse has written, or caused to be written, exculpatory letters for publication in the public journals.
The outcry against Guarini on this occasion was so great that he found himself obliged to put forth an exculpatory statement.
Just before his trial he made the terrible mistake of sending to Bonaparte an exculpatory letter.
These two points are stated plainly in the "exculpatory word" prefixed to the reprint in 1868.
If the evidence is exculpatory, he is discharged; if not, he is led out to be stoned.