Adversarial Science

Author:Sanne H. Knudsen
Position:Assistant Professor of Law, University of Washington School of Law

Adversarial science—sometimes referred to as "litigation science" or "junk science"—has a bad name. It is often associated with the tobacco industry's relentless use of science to manufacture uncertainty and avoid liability. This Article challenges the traditional conception that adversarial science should be castigated simply because it was developed for litigation. Rather, this Article urges that adversarial science is... (see full summary)

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