Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

David L. Faigman

A professor of law at the University of California at Hastings, David L. Faigman is the author of Legal Alchemy and Laboratory of Justice and a frequently cited expert on scientific evidence. He lives in Mill Valley, California.

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Laboratory of Justice
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Laboratory of Justice

David L. Faigman
Henry Holt and Co.
Times Books

From the American Revolution to the genetic revolution, the U.S. Supreme Court's uneasy attempts to weave science into the Constitution

Suppose that scientists identify a gene that...

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Legal Alchemy
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Legal Alchemy

David L. Faigman
Henry Holt and Co.
Henry Holt and Co.

Is scientific information misused by this country's court system and lawmakers? Today more than ever before, lawyers, politicians, and government administrators are forced to wrestle with scientific research and to employ scientific thinking. Revealing how the results are often less than enlightened, Legal Alchemy explores the ways the American legal system incorporates scientific knowledge into its decision making.

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