Toxic Torts

Author: Carl F. Cranor
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107151961
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Toxic Torts, 2nd edition shows how the American justice system underserves the public in its treatment of scientific evidence.

Medicinal Product Liability And Regulation

Author: Richard Goldberg
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1782251545
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... Toxic Torts: Science, Law, and the Possibility of Justice (above, n 28) 366, 289
–90, 335. Courts should not exclude causal opinions based on non
epidemiological evidence where a body of epidemiological data does not exist:
DL Faigman, DH Kaye, MJSaks, J Sanders, 'How Good is Good Enough?: Expert
Evidence Under Daubert and Kumho' (2000) Case Western Reserve Law
Review 645, 663. 185 See,especially,support fora probabilistic model of
specificcausationin toxic torts, ...

The Law Of Environmental Justice

Author: Sheila R. Foster
Publisher: American Bar Association
ISBN: 9781604420838
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Kuehn, Environmental Justice, supra note 33, at 105 (1996). 125. National ... The
concern with statistical significance is that studies must have less than a certain
low probability, typically below .05, that a statistical association between
exposure to a toxic substance and a disease is not the result of random chance.
... For more extensive discussion of this point and further references, see Carl F.
Cranor, Toxic Torts: Science, Law And The Possibility Of JusTice (N.Y.:
Cambridge Univ.

Tragic Failures

Author: Carl F. Cranor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0190635754
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How science is used in the tort law can facilitate or frustrate redress of harm. This book recommends better approaches. -- Provided by publisher.

Perspectives On Causation

Author: Richard Goldberg
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1847318428
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While this research is in its infancy, such early sources of disease are likely to
stress and strain the law. At present scientists almost certainly do not yet know all
the disease processes that early exposure to toxicants can initiate, promote,. 1
CF Cranor, Toxic Torts: Science, Law and the Possibility of Justice (New York,
Cambridge, 2006) 205–82; CF Cranor, 'A Framework for Assessing Scientific
Arguments: Gaps, Relevance, and Integrated Evidence' (2007) XV Journal of
Law ...

Labeling Genetically Modified Food

Author: Paul Weirich
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780198043829
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More recent research concerns philosophic issues on the use of science in the
tort law as well as work clarifying aspects of the Precautionary Principle. He has
written Regulating Toxic Substances: A Philosophy of Science and the Law (
Oxford University Press, 1993), as well as numerous articles in philosophy,
science, and law journals. He has just completed Toxic Torts: Science, Law and
the Possibility of Justice (2006). As a Congressional Fellow, he worked at the
U.S. Congress's ...


Author: Christine Shearer
Publisher: Haymarket Books
ISBN: 1608461718
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Corbett,Julia B. andJessica L. Durfee. “Testing Public (Un)Certainty of Science:
Media Re- presentations of Global Warming.” Science Communication 26, no. 2 (
2004): 129. Costanza, Robert, et al. “The Value of the World's Ecosystem
Services and Natural Capital.” EcologicalEconomics 25, no. 1 (1998): 3–15.
Covington and Burling. “Tort Reform Project Budget.” 1995. Philip Morris Bates
No. 2047648299/8307. Cranor, Carl F. Toxic Torts: Science, Law, and the
Possibility of Justice.

Regulating Toxic Substances

Author: Carl F. Cranor
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780195344912
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In this book, Cranor utilizes material from ethics, philosophy of law, epidemiology, tort law, regulatory law, and risk assessment, to argue that the scientific evidential standards used in tort law and administrative law to control toxics ...

The American Legal System

Author: Albert P. Melone
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9780742547537
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Accidential Justice: The Dilemmas of Tort Law. New Haven: Yale University
Press, 1997. Costello, Nancy. "Note: Allocating Fault to the Empty Chair: Tort
Reform or Deform?" University of Detroit Mercy Law Review 76 (winter 1999):
571-605. Cranor, Carl F. Toxic Torts: Science, Law, and the Possibility of Justice.
New York: Cambridge University Press, 2006. Epstein, Richard. Introduction to
Torts. New York Aspen Publishers, 1999. Helland, Eric, and Alexander Tabarrok.
Judge and ...

Expert Witness In The Legal System A Scientist S Search For Justice

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
ISBN: 1434953521
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Toxic. Tort. Issues. Tort law is concerned with determining whether an individual,
a corporation, or a government must pay compensation for wrongs caused to
others. Wrongs include injuries through failure to exercise care (medical
malpractice), financial harm (securities fraud), or from use of a faulty product (
product liability). In the latter case, ... An example of expert scientific evidence that
is not consistently accepted is animal data in support of a chemical's effect on
humans. I am also ...