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Author Cranor, Carl F.

Title Toxic torts : science, law, and the possibility of justice / Carl F. Cranor
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006


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 MELB  KN 97.8 G1 Cra/Tts  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 398 pages ; 24 cm
Contents The veil of science over tort law policy -- Legal background -- Institutional concerns about the Supreme Court's triology -- The science of toxicity and reasoning about causation -- Excellent evidence makes bad law : pragmatic barriers to the discovery of harm and fair admissibility decisions -- Science and law in conflict -- Improving legal protections under Daubert -- Is Daubert the solution?
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Toxic torts -- United States.
Hazardous substances -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Chemicals -- Law and legislation -- United States.
LC no. 2006015960
ISBN 0521861829 (hardback : alk. paper)