Institutional constraints on the ethics of expert testimony

Ethics and Behavior 3 (3 & 4):231 – 249 (1993)
Abstract
We examined the dilemmas posed by the involvement of expert witnesses in court cases and the institutional constraints on the ethics of expert testimony. The causes for the incorporation of bad science into legal decisions, potential solutions to this dilemma, and the limitations of these solutions are considered. We concluded that law, science, and experts must respond to the problems posed by expert witnessing.
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