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Social Science in Law / Edition 4
     

Social Science in Law / Edition 4

by John Monahan, Laurens Walker
 

ISBN-10: 1566625785

ISBN-13: 9781566625784

Pub. Date: 01/28/1998

Publisher: Foundation Press, Incorporated, The

This introduction to Social Science in Law offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of how American courts use research and testimony from the social sciences in reaching their decisions.The publication incorporates Dauber v. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision on scientific evidence in addition to new

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This introduction to Social Science in Law offers an engaging and comprehensive overview of how American courts use research and testimony from the social sciences in reaching their decisions.The publication incorporates Dauber v. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the United States Supreme Court’s landmark decision on scientific evidence in addition to new Daubert-based cases cited throughout the book. The book offers an in-depth discussion of the growing use of survey methods to establish damages in mass tort cases. The authors have integrated the latest Web site addresses to aid in further social science and legal research. It includes selections from two handbooks: the Federal Judicial Center Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence and West's® Modern Scientific Evidence.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566625784
Publisher:
Foundation Press, Incorporated, The
Publication date:
01/28/1998
Series:
University Casebook Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
616
Product dimensions:
7.78(w) x 10.32(h) x 1.30(d)

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