Stories about science in law : literary and historical images of acquired expertise /

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Main Author: Caudill, David Stanley
Format: Book
Published: Farnham, Surrey, England ; Burlington, VT Ashgate Pub., c2011
Series:Law, language and communication
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Law-and-literature, literature-and-science, and a hybrid law-literature-science field of study
  • Ramón y Cajal : hard sf for trial lawyers
  • Ibsen's an enemy of the people : the public understanding of science in law
  • Idealizing science in film : the expert witness in trial movies
  • Faction : Truman Capote, legal ethics and "In Cold Blood"
  • Historical narratives : mad alchemists, experts attacking experts, and the crisis in forensic science
  • Conclusion : a new picture of science in law