Judges, jurors, and science

A glance at the April issue of the Journal of Health Politics, Policy, and Law: Judges, jurors, and science

Legal efforts to "winnow decent scientific evidence from the chaff" have often been based on false assumptions about science and how it works, writes Susan Haack, a professor of philosophy and law at the University of Miami. She gives a rundown of various types of scientific evidence and their many complexities, and offers commentary on the legal mechanisms that have been