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Statistics in the law

Author: Joseph B Kadane
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Introduction: Deciding Whether to be an Expert Witness 6. Part 1. What's it like to be an Expert Witness? 9. Introduction. A: Pioneers. 1. Damned Liars and Expert Witnesses Paul Meier. 2. Statisticians, Econometricians, and Adversary Proceedings Franklin M. Fisher. B A Very Brief Introduction to U.S. Law, and to the Role of Expert Witnesses. C Qualifications and Responsibilities of the Expert Witness 33. 1.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Statistics in the law.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008002474
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph B Kadane
ISBN: 0198042213 9780198042211
OCLC Number: 254160827
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 453 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Damned liars and expert witnesses / Paul Meier --
Statisticians, econometricians, and adversary proceedings / Franklin M. Fisher --
Epidemiologic evidence in the silicone breast implant cases / Michael O. Finkelstein and Bruce Levin --
Frye v. United States --
Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals --
Kumho Tire Co. v. Carmichael --
A statistical analysis of adverse impact of employer decisions / Joseph B. Kadane --
Hierarchical models for employment decisions / Joseph B. Kadane and George G. Woodworth --
State of New Jersey v. Soto --
Missing data in the forensic context / Joseph B. Kadane and Norma Terrin --
Counting cars in a legal case involving differential enforcement / Norma Terrin and Joseph B. Kadane --
Selected highlights of the interim report of the state police review team regarding allegations of racial profiling --
Alleged racial steering in an apartment complex / Jason T. Connor and Joseph B. Kadane --
Jury representativeness: a mandate for multiple source lists / David Kairys, Joseph B. Kadane, and John P. Lehoczky --
Juries hearing death penalty cases: statistical analysis of a legal procedure / Joseph B. Kadane --
Lockhart v. McCree --
Anatomy of a jury challenge / Joseph B. Kadane --
Azania v. State of Indiana --
Does electronic draw poker require skill to play? / Joseph B. Kadane --
Comment / John Lehoczky --
Rejoinder / Joseph B. Kadane --
Chance and skill in games: electronic draw poker / Marc J. Ware and Joseph B. Kadane --
An allegation of examination copying / Joseph B. Kadane --
Statistical sampling in tax audits / Joseph C. Bright, Jr., Joseph B. Kadane, and Daniel S. Nagin --
Vote tampering in a district justice election in Beaver County, PA / Ilaria DiMatteo and Joseph B. Kadane --
Expert testimony supporting post-sentence civil incarceration of violent sexual offenders / George G. Woodworth and Joseph B. Kadane --
Crossing lines in a patent case / Joseph B. Kadane --
Reflections on the cot death cases / Ray Hill --
R v. Sally Clark --
The People v. Collins --
Appealing statistics / Peter Donnelly --
R v. Adams --
Denis John Adams, R v. EWCA.
Responsibility: edited by Joseph B. Kadane.

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Introduction: Deciding Whether to be an Expert Witness 6. Part 1. What's it like to be an Expert Witness? 9. Introduction. A: Pioneers. 1. Damned Liars and Expert Witnesses Paul Meier. 2. Statisticians, Econometricians, and Adversary Proceedings Franklin M. Fisher. B A Very Brief Introduction to U.S. Law, and to the Role of Expert Witnesses. C Qualifications and Responsibilities of the Expert Witness 33. 1. Epidemiologic Evidence in the Silicone Breast Implant Cases Michael O. Finkelstein and Bruce Levin. 2. Frye v. United States. 3. Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals. 4. Kumho Tire Co. v.
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...this book contains a varied collection of insightful articles which will be of interest to any statistician who might venture into the courtroom as an expert witness. W. John Braun. University of Read more...

 
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