• Corpus ID: 25542397

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

  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},
  volume={33 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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    The journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
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La responsabilité civile liée aux activités scientifiques et technologiques : Approche de droit comparé

Cette these a pour but demontrer l’influence du developpement scientifique et technique sur le droit de la responsabilite civile, en etudiant comme ce developpement constitue un facteur de mutation

Daubert Considerations in Forensic Evaluations by Telepsychiatry

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    The Journal of the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law
  • 2022
The COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for telepsychiatric services. Forensic psychiatrists can expect to receive more requests for assessments conducted via videoconferencing technology in the



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Daubert-based gate keeping and psychiatric/psychological testimony in court

  • J Psychiatry Law 28:235–
  • 2000