Course Catalog

Scientific Evidence (3)

This course focuses on the use of scientific evidence in litigation, admissibility of expert testimony and use of scientific information in regulatory matters. The course will cover legal standards for the admissibility of scientific evidence as well as basic principles of science and the scientific method which are relevant to legal decision-making in regulatory contexts. Examples will be drawn from diverse disciplines, including medicine, epidemiology, biotechnology, and statistics. No prior knowledge of scientific or statistical methods is necessary. Evidence is a prerequisite.

Current & Previous Instructors:
Lance Shea;

This course is not currently scheduled.


Key to Codes in Course Descriptions
P: Prerequisite
C: Prerequisite or Concurrent Requirement
R: Recommended Prior or Concurrent Course

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