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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Science at the Bar

ISBN13: 9780674793033
ISBN: 067479303X
Published: June 1999
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Country of Publication: USA
Format: Paperback
Price: £27.95
Hardback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780674793026

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This text examines how two powerful American institutions interact with each other. Sheila Jasanoff argues that the courts do not simply depend on scientific findings for guidance, but they actually influence the production of science and technology.

While exploring how science and the law interact both to produce knowledge and to resolve conflict, she reveals the gulf between objective science and adversarial law in the United States. This book aims to be of use to anyone who hopes to understand the changing configurations of science, technology, and the law.