Science in the court.

As we consider the Kopf decision against the State of Nebraska it is useful to learn a little bit about science in the court.

Three approaches to scientific testimony:

Some additional thoughts on the topic:

Many examples exist of where science did not flourish in the courts. Moore describes a $900,000 award to a woman whose psychic powers were damaged by a CAT scan.

What are alternate possibilities to the present system?

Some web resources: