Mary W. Gray

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The role of a statistician working in a legal setting requires careful attention to data, methodology, and conclusions. Cooperation with the litigator and communication to the trier of fact are key in determining whether statistical evidence will be admitted and be effective in the variety of legal contexts in which it plays an important role. Guidelines(More)
Until recently, in United States federal courts the standard for the admissibility of any scientific evidence was whether it was based on generally accepted methodology. " Generally accepted " in turn usually meant in practice " published in a peer-reviewed journal ". Thus it was the opinion of other experts that determined the validity of the methodology.(More)
This report presents a statistical profile of recipients of doctoral degrees awarded by departments in the mathematical sciences at universities in the United States during the period July 1, 2000, through June 30, 2001. It includes a preliminary analysis of the employment of 2000–01 doctoral recipients and a demographic profile summarizing characteristics(More)
1. Introduction In employment cases, in criminal cases, in insurance cases, in antitrust cases, the testimony of statistical experts has become increasingly important, not only in United States courts, but elsewhere in the world. However, generally judges have great discretion in deciding what evidence can be admitted and ultimately the validity and weight(More)
It included a report on the 1997–98 new doctoral recipients and salary data on faculty members in four-year colleges and universities., is a slight increase over the previous year's final count of 1,174, continuing last year's gradual increase. The number (and proportion) of 1997–98 doctoral recipients who were female rose slightly to 306 (24.8%) after last(More)
Report on the 1997 Survey of New Doctoral Recipients This report presents a statistical profile of recipients of doctoral degrees awarded by departments in the mathematical sciences at universities in the United States during the period July 1, 1996, through June 30, 1997. It includes a preliminary analysis of the employment market for 1996–1997 doctoral(More)
With the pervasive presence of computers has come a variety of legal questions arising from the use of this technology. Although a number of these have been addressed both by commentators and the courts, one area has so far received little attention: liability for misdiagnosis by a computerized expert system. We adopt the view that because of the nature of(More)
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