Ch. 1: Henny Penny vs. The King: On Seeking Damages Caused by the Falling Sky Epidemiology for the Mathematically Challenged & Arithmetically Averse
34 Pages Posted: 8 Jan 2016 Last revised: 18 Jan 2016
Date Written: July 6, 2004
A primer on use of epidemiology, expert witnesses, and the scientific method to prove a legal case according to Daubert and the Federal Rules of Evidence. An introduction to key epidemiological and scientific concepts including types of epidemiological studies, reliability and validity of evidence - in story form.
Keywords: Daubert, FRCP 702, expert witness, epidemiology, Daubert Hearing, scientific method, judicial education
JEL Classification: C11, C12, C25, C20, C44, C51, C90, C93, I18, I00, I19, I29, K13, K32, K41
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