Daubert and the Acceptability of Legal Decisions

TitleDaubert and the Acceptability of Legal Decisions
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsCranor, CF
JournalJournal of Philosophy Science and Law
Volume5
Date Published05/2005
ISSN Number1549-8549
KeywordsExpert Witness , Law , MEDICINE , SCIENCE
AbstractIn a series of cases beginning with Daubert v. Merrell-Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc. the U.S. Supreme Court gave federal judges a heightened duty to review ­­­­­scientific evidence and expert testimony that are proposed for admission into civil and criminal litigation. Two of these cases were toxic tort cases, the focus of this essay.
URLhttp://jpsl.org/archives/daubert-and-acceptability-legal-decisions/
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