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Statistics in the law

Author: Joseph B Kadane
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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