Social Science in Law / Edition 1

Social Science in Law / Edition 1

by John Monahan
ISBN-10:
1587789876
ISBN-13:
9781587789878
Pub. Date:
12/13/2005
Publisher:
West Academic Publishing
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Social Science in Law / Edition 1

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: 9781587789878
Publisher: West Academic Publishing
Publication date: 12/13/2005
Series: University Casebook Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 564
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.30(d)

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