Appendix B: Agenda

SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE WORKSHOP

Science, Technology, and Law Program

The National Academies

2101 Constitution Avenue, NW

Washington, D.C.

September 7, 2000

8:00

Continental Breakfast

8:30

Welcome and Introductions:

Richard A. Merrill, Daniel Caplin Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School, and Co-Chair, Science, Technology, and Law Program

8:40

How Does Scientific Expert Testimony Compare with Scientific Practice?

 

Moderator:

Richard A. Levie, Principal, ADR Associates, L.L.C., Senior Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia (ret.)



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The Age of Expert Testimony: Science in the Courtroom - Report of a Workshop Appendix B: Agenda SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE WORKSHOP Science, Technology, and Law Program The National Academies 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. September 7, 2000 8:00 Continental Breakfast 8:30 Welcome and Introductions: Richard A. Merrill, Daniel Caplin Professor of Law, University of Virginia Law School, and Co-Chair, Science, Technology, and Law Program 8:40 How Does Scientific Expert Testimony Compare with Scientific Practice?   Moderator: Richard A. Levie, Principal, ADR Associates, L.L.C., Senior Judge, Superior Court of the District of Columbia (ret.)

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The Age of Expert Testimony: Science in the Courtroom - Report of a Workshop   Panelists:     Epidemiology: David Ozonoff, Professor and Chair, Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, Boston University Jon Samet, Professor and Chair, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University   Toxicology: Bernard D. Goldstein, Director, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey—The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School   Differential Diagnosis: M. Gregg Bloche, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law School and Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University 10:15 Break 10:30 Emerging Issues     Moderator: Joel E. Cohen, Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor, and Head, Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Columbia University   Issue One: To What Extent Are Evidentiary Rulings Becoming Substantive Standards of Law?   Presenter: Margaret A. Berger, Suzanne J. and Norman Miles Professor of Law, Brooklyn School of Law   Commentators: Leon Gordis, Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Professor of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University Michael H. Gottesman, Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

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The Age of Expert Testimony: Science in the Courtroom - Report of a Workshop   Issue Two: The Ethics of Expert Evidence   Presenter: Sheila Jasanoff, Professor of Science and Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University   Commentator: Donald N. Bersoff, Professor of Law and Director of the Law and Psychology Program, Villanova School of Law   Issue Three: Using Social Science to Affect Policy: Eyewitness Research as a Successful Example   Presenter: Gary L. Wells, Professor of Psychology, Iowa State University   Commentator: Shari Diamond, Professor of Law and Psychology, Northwestern University Law School 12:45 Lunch Gina Kolata, Science Desk, The New York Times 2:00 Research Sponsored by Parties to Challenge, Support, or Influence Judicial or Regulatory Proceedings. How Does Sponsorship Affect Research and the Way It Is Perceived?   Moderator: Donald Kennedy, Bing Professor of Environmental Sciences and President Emeritus, Stanford University, and Editor-in-Chief, Science, Co-Chair, Science, Technology, and Law Program   Panelists: Marsha Rabiteau, Counsel, The Dow Chemical Company Channing R. Robertson, Ruth G. and William K. Bowes Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Stanford University William B. Schultz, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division, U.S. Department of Justice

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The Age of Expert Testimony: Science in the Courtroom - Report of a Workshop 4:00 Break   4:15 Different Perspectives in Search of Mutual Understanding   Moderator: Paul D. Carrington, Harry R. Chadwick Senior Professor of Law, Duke University Law School   Presentator: Michael H. Hoeflich, Dean and John H. and John M. Kane Professor of Law, University of Kansas Law School   Commentators: David A. Freedman, Professor of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley Patrick A. Malone, Stein, Mitchell & Mezines 5:15 Closing Remarks The Honorable Andre M. Davis, Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland 5:30 Reception