Tag Archives: Adina Schwartz

Not scientific? Them’s fightin’ words.

It’s not everyone who can make merry with the Columbia Science and Technology Law Review, but Professor William Thompson, a leading troublemaker with the radical idea that forensic science should be scientific, managed to pull its editorial leg. The magazine … Continue reading

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Don’t pan Frye

Frye and Daubert are the two tests for deciding whether your valid, reliable scientific evidence is admissible and whether the other side’s junk pseudo-science should be kept out. The conventional wisdom is that the Frye test is “rigid” while the … Continue reading

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