Reference Guide on Statistics

Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, 3d ed. 2011, pp. 211-302, Washington DC: National Academy Press

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David H. Kaye

PSU - Penn State Law (University Park); ASU - College of Law & School of Life Sciences

David A. Freedman

University of California, Berkeley

Date Written: June 9, 2011

Abstract

This chapter in the FJC-NAS Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence describes the major ideas and terminology of statistics--from the collection of data, to descriptive statistics, to statistical inference. It is intended to help judges understand and evaluate expert statistical testimony.

Keywords: evidence, statistics

Suggested Citation

Kaye, David H. and Freedman, David A., Reference Guide on Statistics (June 9, 2011). Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, 3d ed. 2011, pp. 211-302, Washington DC: National Academy Press, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2705655

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