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Issues in Focus: Science and the Law

Summer 2000


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From the Hill


Report calls genetically altered plants safe; White House to boost oversight; Republican senators clash at hearing on stem cell research; NASA reexamines faster, better, cheaper strategy; Ehlers introduces three bills aimed at bolstering science education


The Boom in Industry Research


Charles F. Larson


Retiring the Social Contract for Science


David H. Guston


Beyond the Social Contract Myth


Carl Mitcham, Robert Frodeman


Improving Communication About New Food Technologies


David Greenberg, Mary Graham


Science and the Law


Donald Kennedy, Richard A. Merrill


Science in the Courtroom


Stephen Breyer


Expert Testimony: The Supreme Court’s Rules


Margaret A. Berger


Reconciling Research and the Patent System


Q. Todd Dickinson


Science Advocacy and Scientific Due Process


Frederick R. Anderson


Roundtable: Medical Privacy


Janlori Goldman, Paul Schwartz, Paul Tang


Book Review: Science and the law


Patrick A. Malone

Legal Alchemy: The Use & Misuse of Science in the Law
, by
David Faigman.


Book Review: Preserving privacy


Priscilla Regan

Database Nation: The Death of Privacy in the 21st Century
, by
Simson Garfinkel.


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