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Evaluating Scientific Evidence An Interdisciplinary Framework for Intellectual Due Process

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ISBN-10: 052167655X

ISBN-13: 9780521676557

Edition: 2007

Authors: Erica Beecher-Monas, William Twining, Christopher McCrudden

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List price: $58.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/20/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 270
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Erica Beecher-Monas teaches at Wayne State University Law School. She received her MS from the University of Miami School of Medicine and J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law, and earned an LL.M. and a J.S.D. from Columbia University School of Law. Prior to entering academia, she clerked for the Honorable William M. Hoeveler, United States District Court Judge in the Southern District of Florida, and was an associate at Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver, and Jacobson in New York. She writes in the areas of judgment and decisionmaking, with applications to scientific evidence and corporate governance, and has been published in numerous law reviews.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Triers of science
What is intellectual due process?
A framework of analysis
Toxic torts and the causation conundrum
Criminal identification evidence
Future dangerousness testimony: The epistemology of prediction
Barefoot or Daubert? A cognitive perspective on vetting future dangerousness testimony
Future dangerousness and sexual offenders
Models of rationality: Evaluating social psychology
Evaluating battered woman syndrome
Conclusion
Index