Recommended Titles and Treatises

Modern scientific evidence: the law and science of expert testimony

by David Faigman. Thomson West. 2009.
5 volumes.

Detailed guide for judges and lawyers following the scientific evidence issues raised by the Daubert ruling, helps assess the validity of an expert’s scientific methodology. Challenges the use of "generally accepted" scientific ideas when ruling on admissibility or managing expert witnesses in state and federal courts. Prepares trial attorneys to explain scientific concepts during admissibility arguments, and confidently elicit or challenge expert testimony during trial. This post-Daubert guide discusses fundamental legal and scientific principles, scientific research methods, statistical proof, and multiple regression. Examines specific topics, discussing current law and science in each particular field.

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