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Title Expert witnessing : explaining and understanding science / edited by Carl Meyer
Published Boca Raton : CRC Press, [1999]


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 MELB  KN 391.5 G1 Mey/Ewe  AVAILABLE
Description 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. Science, Medicine and the U.S. Common Law Courts / Carl Meyer -- 2. Are Jurors Smart Enough to Understand Scientific Evidence? / Patricia M. Ayd and Merle M. Troeger -- 3. The Fundamental Differences Between Science and Law / Robert A. Bohrer -- 4. The End of Splendid Isolation: Tensions Between Science and Clinical Practice / Ann Lennarson Greer -- 5. Expert Testimony Involving Chemists and Chemistry / Richard Bjur and James T. Richardson -- 6. The Role of Experts in German Environmental Law / Claus-Peter Martens -- 7. Distinguishing Good Science, Bad Science and Junk Science / Carl Meyer -- 8. The Five Dimensions of Scientific Testimony / Kathey M. Verdeal -- 9. Presenting Sophisticated Scientific Evidence Persuasively: The Role of the Scientific Expert and the Attorney at Trial / Patricia M. Ayd and Merle M. Troeger -- 10. Forensic Techniques for Establishing the Origin and Timing of a Contaminant Release / Robert D. Morrison
11. Using Epidemiology to Explain Disease Causation to Judges and Juries / Linda S. Erdreich -- 12. Medical and Scientific Evidence of Causation: Guidelines for Evaluating Medical Opinion Evidence / Susan R. Poulter -- 13. Explaining Toxic Chemical Risk in the Courtroom - Authority, Storytelling, and Science / Wayne Roth-Nelson -- 14. Science in the Patent Infringement Decision-Making Process: Problems and Proposed Reforms / Michael Kaminski
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Evidence, Expert -- United States.
Evidence, Expert.
Forensic scientists -- United States.
Science and law.
Author Meyer, Carl, 1934-
LC no. 99186621
ISBN 0849311977 (acid-free paper)