Chapter 15. The Limits of Science in the Courtroom

  1. Eugene Borgida and
  2. Susan T. Fiske
  1. David L. Faigman

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696422.ch15

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom

How to Cite

Faigman, D. L. (2007) The Limits of Science in the Courtroom, in Beyond Common Sense: Psychological Science in the Courtroom (eds E. Borgida and S. T. Fiske), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696422.ch15

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 28 NOV 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145732

Online ISBN: 9780470696422

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Keywords:

  • scientific research;
  • courtroom;
  • scholars;
  • DNA profiling;
  • etiology;
  • secondhand smoke

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • General Research and Specific Application

  • Reasoning from the General to the Specific

  • Differential Etiology

  • What is the Conscientious Expert to do?

  • Conclusion