Judging Science: Scientific Knowledge and the Federal Courts / Edition 1

Judging Science: Scientific Knowledge and the Federal Courts / Edition 1

by Kenneth R. Foster, Peter W. Huber
     
 

Attempting to reconcile the law's need for workable rules of evidence with the views of scientific validity and reliability.See more details below

Overview

Attempting to reconcile the law's need for workable rules of evidence with the views of scientific validity and reliability.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262561204
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
01/30/1999
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

1Scientific Knowledge1
2Fit23
3Testability and Falsification37
4Errors in Science69
5Reliability111
6Scientific Validity137
7Peer Review and the Scientific Community163
8Prejudicing, Confusing, or Misleading the Jury207
9Conclusion225
App. ABendectin in the Press: The Misreporting of Law and Science261
App. BWilliam Daubert et al v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (U.S. Supreme Court, 1993)277
App. CWilliam Daubert et al v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1995)293
Notes309
Index329

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