Andrew W. Jurs

Drake University Law School

Professor of Law

2608 Forest Avenue

Des Moines, IA 50311

United States

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SCHOLARLY PAPERS

13

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Scholarly Papers (13)

1.

Balancing Legal Process with Scientific Expertise: Expert Witness Methodology in Five Nations and Suggestions for Reform of Post-Daubert U.S. Reliability Determinations

95 Marq. L. Rev. 1329, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 11-13
Number of pages: 87 Posted: 06 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 26 Jul 2012
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 220 (87,990)

Abstract:

daubert, expert, comparative, reliability, science, torts

2.

An Overreaction to a Nonexistent Problem: Empirical Analysis of Tort Reform from the 1980s to 2000s

3 Stanford Journal of Complex Litigation 62 (2015)
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 20 Apr 2015
Scott DeVito and Andrew W. Jurs
Florida Coastal School of Law and Drake University Law School
Downloads 167 (119,906)

Abstract:

torts, tort reform, products liability, medical malpractice, damages, damage caps, noneconomic damages, legal reform, empirical, statistics

3.

Science Court: Past Proposals, Current Considerations, and a Suggested Structure

Virginia Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 15, No. 1, 2010, Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 11-06
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2011
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 128 (141,044)

Abstract:

Daubert, gatekeeping, expert, science, technology, specialization

4.

Judicial Analysis of Complex & Cutting-Edge Science in the Daubert Era: Epidemiologic Risk Assessment as a Test Case for Reform Strategies

Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 42, No. 1, November 2009, Wake Forest Univ. Legal Studies Paper No. 1362637
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 04 May 2009 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2011
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 118 (177,293)
Citation 1

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5.

Questions from the Bench and Independent Experts: A Study of the Practices of State Court Judges

74 U. Pitt. L. Rev. 47 (2012), Drake University Law School Research Paper No. 12-08
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 23 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 29 Nov 2012
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 108 (178,322)

Abstract:

expert, judges, factfinding, gatekeeping, Daubert, empirical

6.

The Stricter Standard: An Empirical Assessment of Daubert's Effect on Civil Defendants

Catholic University Law Review, Vol. 62, 2013
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 19 Jul 2013
Andrew W. Jurs and Scott DeVito
Drake University Law School and Florida Coastal School of Law
Downloads 99 (196,690)

Abstract:

Daubert, expert evidence, admissibility, gatekeeping, science and the law, experts, empirical

7.

The Rationale for Expert Immunity or Liability Exposure in Case Law Since Briscoe: Reasserting Immunity Protection for Friendly Expert Witnesses

University of Memphis Law Review, Vol. 38, 2008
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 18 Jan 2010
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 73 (235,596)
Citation 1

Abstract:

experts, malpractice, liability, science, immunity

8.

Expert Prevalence, Persuasion and Price: What Trial Participants Really Think About Experts

91 Indiana Law Journal 353
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 23 Feb 2016
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 56 (244,090)

Abstract:

experts, litigation, persuasion, empirical, survey, torts, complex torts, products liability, medical malpractice, jurors, judges, judicial decisionmaking

9.

'Doubling-Down' for Defendants: The Pernicious Effects of Tort Reform

Penn State Law Review, Vol. 118, 2014
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Apr 2014 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2014
Scott DeVito and Andrew W. Jurs
Florida Coastal School of Law and Drake University Law School
Downloads 34 (319,321)

Abstract:

tort reform, complex litigation, torts, products liability, damages, damage caps, legal reform

10.

Et Tu, Plaintiffs? An Empirical Analysis of Daubert's Effect on Plaintiffs, and Why Gatekeeping Standards Matter (a Lot)

Arkansas Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 4, 2013
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 10 Mar 2014 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Andrew W. Jurs and Scott DeVito
Drake University Law School and Florida Coastal School of Law
Downloads 33 (336,904)

Abstract:

daubert, expert, gatekeeping, science and the law, science, expert, empirical

11.

Gatekeeper with a Gavel: A Survey on Judicial Management of Challenges to Expert Reliability and Their Relationship to Summary Judgment

Mississippi Law Journal, Vol. 83, 2014
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Mar 2014
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 25 (346,043)

Abstract:

gatekeeping, Daubert, Frye, expert, summary judgment, empirical

12.

The Gatekeeper's Toolbox: A Survey on Judicial Handling of Expert-Reliability Motions

51 Court Review, 2015, pp. 8-15
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 08 Apr 2015
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 14 (449,016)

Abstract:

expert, judges, factfinding, gatekeeping, Daubert, survey, empirical, frequency of reliability motions, reliability motions

13.

Utilization of Rules 614 and 706 in Fact-Finding: A Recent Study of Midwest Judges

49 Court Review 132 , Drake University Law School Research Paper
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Andrew W. Jurs
Drake University Law School
Downloads 13 (443,800)

Abstract:

expert, judges, factfinding, gatekeeping, Daubert, empirical, independent experts, judicial questions