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Kenneth R. Foster

Kenneth R. Foster is Associate Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Scientific Knowledge and the Federal Courts

What is "scientific knowledge" and when is it reliable? These deceptively simple questions have been the source of endless controversy. In 1993 the Supreme Court handed down a landmark ruling on the use of scientific evidence in federal courts. Federal judges may admit expert scientific evidence only if it merits the label "scientific knowledge." The testimony must be scientifically "reliable" and "valid."

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Scientific Inference and the Law