Science in the Law: Standards, Statistics and Research Issues

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West Group, Jan 1, 2002 - Law - 397 pages
This book is a student edition spin-off from the popular Science Law. The authors introduce law students to the rigors and details underlying scientific expert testimony, offering an entry point to a host of scientific fields that are highly relevant to the law. The book is designed to acquaint law students with scientific fields that are crucial to practicing law. Subjects reviewed include admissibility of scientific evidence. ethical standards of, and those concerning expert witnesses, statistical proof, survey research, epidemiology, and toxicology.

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Admissibility of Scientific Evidence
Preliminary Thoughts on a Functional Taxonomy

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