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Judging science : scientific knowledge and the federal courts / Kenneth R. Foster, Peter W. Huber.

By: Foster, Kenneth R.
Contributor(s): Huber, Peter W. (Peter William), 1952-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: KF8961 .F67 1999Publication: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, 1999Description: 333 p. : ill.ISBN: 0262561204; 9780262561204.Subject(s): Evidence, Expert -- United States | Forensic sciences -- United States | Science and law
Contents:
Scientific knowledge -- Fit -- Testability and falsification -- Errors in science -- Reliability -- Scientific validity -- Peer review and the scientific community -- Prejudicing, confusing, or misleading the jury -- Conclusion -- Appendix A : Bendectin in the press : the misreporting of law and science -- Appendix B : William Daubert et al. v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (U.S. Supreme Court, 1993) -- Appendix C : William Daubert et al. v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1995).
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 309-327) and index.

Scientific knowledge -- Fit -- Testability and falsification -- Errors in science -- Reliability -- Scientific validity -- Peer review and the scientific community -- Prejudicing, confusing, or misleading the jury -- Conclusion -- Appendix A : Bendectin in the press : the misreporting of law and science -- Appendix B : William Daubert et al. v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (U.S. Supreme Court, 1993) -- Appendix C : William Daubert et al. v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, 1995).

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