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Attorney abuses of Daubert hearings: junk science, junk law, or just plain obstruction?

@article{Gutheil2005AttorneyAO,
  title={Attorney abuses of Daubert hearings: junk science, junk law, or just plain obstruction?},
  author={Thomas G Gutheil and Harold J. Bursztajn},
  journal={The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law},
  year={2005},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={
          150-2
        }
}
The U.S. Supreme Court case of Daubert v. Merrell-Dow Pharmaceuticals focused attention on the problem of “junk science” testimony in the courtroom, a decision that led to the emergence of the Daubert hearing as a pre-trial screening device for determining the reliability and relevance of expert 

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