Coronado Conference IV

The following papers were presented at SKAPP's fourth Coronado Conference, "Conventions in Science and the Law," in May 2007 and have been published in the journal Law & Contemporary Problems (Winter 2009 issue).

Irreconcilable Differences? The Troubled Marriage of Science and Law
Susan Haack, PhD
Distinguished Professor in the Humanities, Cooper Senior Scholar in Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, and Professor of Law
University of Miami.

Essay: Conventions in Science and in the Courts: Images and Realities
Jerome R. Ravetz, PhD
James Martin Institute for Science and Civilization
Saïd Business School
University of Oxford

The Arts of Persuasion in Science and Law: Conflicting Norms in the Courtroom
Herbert M. Kritzer, PhD
Professor of Law
William Mitchell College of Law

Science, Law, and the Expert Witness*
Joseph Sanders
Professor of Law
University of Houston Law Center

How Does Science Come to Speak in the Courts? Citations, Intertexts, Expert Witnesses, Consequential Facts and Reasoning
Charles Bazerman, PhD
Professor of Education
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education
University of California, Santa Barbara

How much evidence is enough? Conventions of causal inference
David Kriebel, ScD, MPH
Department of Work Environment
University of Massachusetts Lowell

Trials and Tribulations: A Look at History, the Law and What Happens When Historians Enter the Courtroom
David Rosner, PhD, MPH
Professor of History & Sociomedical Sciences
Columbia University, and
Co-Director, Mailman School of Public Health
Center for the History & Ethics of Public Health

Merton and the Hot Tub: Conventions and Expert Evidence in Australian Civil Procedure
Gary Edmond, PhD
Associate Professor
School of Law
The University of New South Wales

* Paper not presented at the Coronado Conference, but written in response to discussions that took place there.