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From the PublisherAdvance praise: "There is tremendous confusion in both law and science (including especially epidemiology) about the proper role of scientific evidence and interpretation of standards of proof in the law. No one has come close to the insight and understanding that should be crystal clear to anyone who reads this perfectly organized collection of essays. Haack alone delves into the historical development of the current confusion and brings her deep understanding of law and philosophy to mark the way out of the confusion. I hope that a copy will be sent to every justice on the US Supreme Court."
Richard W. Wright, Distinguished Professor of Law, IIT Chicago-Kent, College of Law
"Evidence Matters is an exciting collection of insightful essays from a respected authority that will receive attention from both philosophers and legal scholars."
Carl F. Cranor, Distinguished Professor, University of California, Riverside
"… this is a consistently perceptive and erudite volume. Anyone who wishes to be well-informed on matters such as the adversarial system and its relationship to the question for truth, on what "truth" means to lawyers versus what it means to scientists or philosophers, or on whether the law ought even to concern itself with the task of demarcating science from other sorts of inquiry, should read this book and take account of its arguments."
Christopher C. Faille, The Federal Lawyer