D. Michael Risinger

Seton Hall University School of Law

Professor of Law

One Newark Center

Newark, NJ 07102-5210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Innocents Convicted: An Empirically Justified Wrongful Conviction Rate

Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 97, No. 3, 2007
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Sep 2006 Last Revised: 05 Jun 2008
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 1,128 (12,477)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Wrongful Convictions, Evidence, Proof, Standard of Proof, Empirical Wrongful Conviction Rate, Actual Innocence, Unsafe Verdict

2.

The Daubert/Kumho Implications of Observer Effects in Forensic Science: Hidden Problems of Expectation and Suggestion

California Law Review, Vol. 90, p. 1, January 2002
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 27 Feb 2002 Last Revised: 27 May 2014
Seton Hall University School of Law, Arizona State University (ASU) - Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society and University of California, Riverside (UCR) - Department of Psychology
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Citation 14

Abstract:

Evidence, experts, forensic science, observer effects, context effects, expectation, suggestion, Kumho

3.

The Need for a Research Culture in the Forensic Sciences

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-20, The Pennsylvania State University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 5-2011
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 17 May 2014
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University College London (UCL), Independent, West Virginia University - College of Business & Economics, California State University, East Bay, Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law, Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension, Seton Hall University School of Law, Independent, Indiana University and Stoney Forensic, Inc.
Downloads 373 (27,851)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Forensic Science, Research Culture

4.

The NAS/NRC Report on Forensic Science: A Path Forward Fraught with Pitfalls

Utah Law Review, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 1537038
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 17 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2010
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
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Citation 1

Abstract:

evidence, forensic evidence, scientific evidence, forensic science, criminal law, criminal procedure, NAS Report

5.

Three Card Monte, Monty Hall, Modus Operandi and 'Offender Profiling': Some Lessons of Modern Cognitive Science for the Law of Evidence

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 24, No. 195, 2002
Number of pages: 94 Posted: 24 Nov 2009
D. Michael Risinger and Jeffrey L. Loop
Seton Hall University School of Law and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 322 (52,949)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Evidence, Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Forensic Science, Cognitive Psychology

6.

Bayes Wars Redivivus - An Exchange

International Commentary on Evidence, Vol. 8, No. 1, November 2010, The Pennsylvania State University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36-2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
University of California Hastings College of the Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Seton Hall University School of Law, Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, Northwestern University Law School, University of Michigan Law School, Harvard Law School, University of Alabama School of Law and St. John's University School of Law
Downloads 297 (70,462)

Abstract:

evidence, relevance, probative value, inference, Bayes' rule, likelihood ratio

7.

The NAS Report on Forensic Science: A Glass Nine-Tenths Full (This is About the Other Tenth)

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 23 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 09 Apr 2010
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 286 (79,774)
Citation 2

Abstract:

evidence, criminal practice, criminal procedure, forensic science, expert witnesses, expertise, blind testing, sequential unmasking, NAS Committee report

8.

Cases Involving the Reliability of Handwriting Identification Expertise Since the Decision in Daubert

Tulsa Law Review, Vol. 43, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 120 Posted: 28 Mar 2009
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 226 (91,645)

Abstract:

Evidence, criminal evidence, expert evidence, scientific evidence, Daubert, Kumho Tire, legal process

9.

Innocence is Different: Taking Innocence into Account in Reforming Criminal Procedure

New York Law School Law Review, Vol. 56, No. 3, 2011, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 1783941
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Mar 2011
D. Michael Risinger and Lesley C. Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law and Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 216 (105,050)

Abstract:

Innocence, criminal procedure, criminal law, evidence, investigating magistrate, criminal discovery, mugshot trawl search

10.

Whose Fault? - Daubert, the NAS Report, and the Notion of Error in Forensic Science

Fordham Urban Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Dec 2010
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 172 (129,656)

Abstract:

Evidence, expert evidence, forensic science, criminal law, criminal procedure, law and science, litigation

11.

Navigating Expert Reliability: are Criminal Standards of Certainty Being Left on the Dock?

Albany Law Review, Vol. 64, No. 1, 2000
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Dec 2000 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2008
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 166 (116,693)
Citation 13

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12.

Tragic Consequences of Deadly Dilemmas: A Response to Allen and Laudan

Seton Hall Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 18 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2009
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 140 (158,988)

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13.
Downloads 128 (154,449)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Evidence, criminal evidence, expert evidence, scientific evidence, Daubert, Kumho Tire, legal process

14.

Some Reservations About Likelihood Ratios (and Some Other Aspects of Forensic Bayesianism)

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2020052
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Mar 2012
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 118 (171,329)

Abstract:

evidence, expert evidence, scientific evidence, Bayesianism, Bayes's Theorem, statistics

15.

What Statisticians Can Do for Forensic Science

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2016577
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Mar 2012 Last Revised: 14 Jun 2012
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 105 (190,407)

Abstract:

evidence, statistics, criminal law, fingerprints, bitemarks

16.

The Emerging Role of Innocence Lawyer and the Need for Role-Differentiated Standards of Professional Conduct

Sarah Cooper (Ed.) Controversies in Innocence Cases in America, Forthcoming, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2237754
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 23 Mar 2013
D. Michael Risinger and Lesley C. Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law and Seton Hall University School of Law
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Abstract:

criminal law, actual innocence, innocence, lawyer, professional responsibility, ethics, evidence, proof

17.

Defining the 'Task at Hand': Non-Science Forensic Science after Kumho Tire V. Carmichael

Washington & Lee Law Review, Vol. 57, Summer 2000
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 08 Feb 2001 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2008
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 83 (192,865)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Kumho, Daubert, evidence, expert, criminal evidence, handwriting identification

18.

Searching for Truth in the American Law of Evidence and Proof

Georgia Law Review, Vol. 47, p. 801, 2013, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2307231
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 09 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2013
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 82 (216,250)

Abstract:

evidence, fact, truth, federal rules of evidence, jury

19.

Guilt vs. Guiltiness: Are the Right Rules for Trying Factual Innocence Inevitably the Wrong Rules for Trying Culpability?

Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 24 Mar 2009
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 76 (238,902)

Abstract:

Evidence, trial, Evidence, criminal evidence, expert evidence, scientific evidence, adversary system, legal process

20.

Unsafe Verdicts: The Need for Reformed Standards for the Trial and Review of Factual Innocence Claims

Houston Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 29 Oct 2004 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2008
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 70 (250,003)
Citation 1

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21.

Miscarriages of Justice: A Theoretical and Practical Overview

Atlanta's John Marshall Law School Law Journal, Symposium, March 2014, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2406595
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 11 Mar 2014
D. Michael Risinger and Lesley C. Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law and Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 68 (228,739)

Abstract:

criminal law, criminal procedure, evidence, proof, exoneration, actual innocence

22.

Inquiry, Relevance, Rules of Exclusion, and Evidentiary Reform (A Contribution to a Festschrift for Margaret A. Berger)

Brooklyn Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 25 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2009
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 68 (251,956)

Abstract:

evidence, relevance, inference, naturalized epistemology

23.

At What Cost?: Blind Testing, Eyewitness Identification, and the Question of What Can and Cannot Be Counted as a Cost of Reducing Information Available for Decision

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2361801
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Dec 2013 Last Revised: 31 Jan 2014
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 60 (261,922)

Abstract:

Evidence, Blind testing, masking, eyewitness identification, expert evidence, lineups, criminal procedure, innocence

24.

Against Symbolization

Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2032294
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 01 Apr 2012
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
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25.

Wolves and Sheep, Predators and Scavengers, or Why I Left Civil Procedure (Not with a Bang, But a Whimper)

UCLA Law Review, Vol. 60, No. 6, 2013, Seton Hall Public Law Research Paper No. 2250790
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Apr 2013
D. Michael Risinger
Seton Hall University School of Law
Downloads 37 (320,883)

Abstract:

civil procedure, summary judgment, class actions, counter-revolution

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The Reliability of Latent Print Individualization: Brief of Amici Curiae Submitted on Behalf of Scientists and Scholars by the New England Innocence Project, Commonwealth v. Patterson

42(No. 1) Crim. Law Bulletin 21 (2006)
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 21 Apr 2015
New England Law | Boston, APEX Consulting, Illinois State University - Department of Politics and Government, University of California, Irvine - Department of Criminology, Law and Society, University of California Hastings College of the Law, Carnegie Mellon University - H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management, Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Human Factors Consultants, University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Psychology, Stanford University, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - School of Law, Florida International University (FIU) - College of Law, Duquesne University - School of Law, Seton Hall University School of Law, University of Lethbridge and Northwestern University
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Abstract:

Evidence, fingerprint identification, ACE-V methodology, latent fingerprint examiners, latent fingerprint individualization, simultaneous fingerprint impressions, expert testimony, crime laboratories