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Scientific and Expert Evidence, Third Edition

John M. Conley, Jane Campbell Moriarty


  • ISBN: 9781454897927

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    Using representative cases, comprehensible scientific readings, and the authors’ insightful introductions and explanatory notes, Scientific and Expert Evidence provides a comprehensive treatment of the law and science relating to scientific and expert evidence. The Third Edition provides more explanation of scientific concepts and full coverage of recent scientific and legal developments, but in a shorter book that focuses more intensively on core legal issues.

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  • Additional Product Details
    Publication Date: 9/15/2020
    Copyright Year: 2021
    Pages: 614
    Connected eBook + Print book: 9781454897927
    Connected eBook: 9781543849851

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  • Author Information

    John M. Conley

    John Martin Conley is the William Rand Kenan Jr. Professor of Law at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law. His areas of expertise include civil litigation, intellectual property law, e-commerce and technology issues, and law and social science.
    Conley holds a BA from Harvard University and a JD from Duke University, where he was editor-in-chief of the Duke Law Journal and elected Order of the Coif. He completed a PhD in anthropology at Duke University in 1980, and later practiced law in Boston and in Charlotte, N.C., specializing in civil litigation. He joined the UNC faculty in 1983; he also has served as an adjunct professor at Boston College Law School.
    Conley’s scholarship has appeared in a variety of legal and interdisciplinary journals, including the William and Mary Law and Policy Review and Law and Social Inquiry. His recent publications explore issues related to genomics and gene patents; he also has studied diversity on corporate boards; corporate social responsibility; and narrative and language associated with the law.

    Jane Campbell Moriarty

    Professor of Law Jane Campbell Moriarty has been with The University of Akron School of Law since 1997. She currently teaches Evidence, Expert Evidence, Employment Discrimination and Professional Responsibility. Professor Moriarty received her B.A., summa cum laude, from Boston College where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and awarded the Bapst Philosophy Medal. She earned her J.D., cum laude, from Boston College Law School, where she served as managing editor of the Boston College Third World Law Journal. Prior to joining the Akron Law faculty, Professor Moriarty practiced law in Boston and Pittsburgh and clerked for The Honorable Ralph J. Cappy, Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania. Professor Moriarty is author of numerous publications including Expert and Scientific Evidence: Cases and Materials (Aspen Publishers, with Professor John M. Conley) and Misconvictions, Science and the Ministers of Justice 86 Nebraska Law Review 1 (2007). She was the recipient of the Outstanding Professor of the Year Award in 2002 and in 2008, received awards from both the faculty and alumni for her scholarship. Professor Moriarty is currently working on a book for NYU Press entitled, MISCONVICTIONS: WHEN LAW AND SCIENCE COLLIDE, (forthcoming 2009) and recently published Flickering Admissibility: Neuroimaging Evidence in the U.S. Courts 26 Behav. Sci. & L. 26 (2008). She chaired the Neuroscience, Law and Government Symposium in fall 2008, which was held at The University of Akron.

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