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Ensuring the Quality of Data Disseminated by the Federal Government: Workshop Report
York. She has written extensively on science and law, and in particular on three key Supreme Court cases (Daubert, Joiner, Kumho) dealing with evidence. She is the co-author of Weinstein’s Evidence.
Paul Carrington, L.L.B., Harvard, is the Harry R. Chadwick Senior Professor at Duke University Law School. He is the former Dean of Duke’s Law School and has taught and published extensively on civil procedures. He was Reporter to the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules of the Judicial Conference of the United States. He also established the Private Adjudication Center, which developed a Registry of Independent Scientists to provide disinterested advice to lawyers and judges on scientific issues that are the subject of legal disputes.
Joe S. Cecil, Ph.D., psychology, and J.D., Northwestern University, is Project Director, Program on Scientific and Technical Evidence, Division of Research, Federal Judicial Center, in Washington, D.C. He is responsible for judicial education and training in the area of scientific and technical evidence and the lead staff of the Federal Judicial Center’s Scientific Evidence Manual, which is the primary source book on evidence for federal judges.
Joel E. Cohen, (NAS), Dr.P.H., population sciences and tropical public health, and Ph.D., applied mathematics, Harvard, is the Abby Rockefeller Mauze Professor and Head, Laboratory of Populations, The Rockefeller University and Professor of Populations, Columbia University, in New York City. From 1991-1995, Dr. Cohen served as a U.S. Federal Court-appointed neutral expert on projections of asbestos-related claims associated with the Manville Personal Injury Settlement Trust. In addition, he has served as a Special Master in silicone gel breast implant products liability.
Rebecca S. Eisenberg, J.D., is a Professor of Law at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Ms. Eisenberg teaches courses in intellectual property and torts and has taught on legal regulation of science and on legal issues associated with the Human Genome Project.
David Goodstein, Ph.D., physics, University of Washington, is Vice Provost and Professor of Physics and Applied Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His book, States of Matter, helped launch a new discipline, condensed matter physics. In recent years, he has been particularly interested in societal issues that affect science as a profession.
Barbara S. Hulka, (IOM), M.D., Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, is Kenan Professor, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public