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New AAAS Project Links Judges To Experts In Science And Engineering

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February 20, 2001
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Judges who would like to understand the scientific concepts in a complicated case now will have a place to turn to for expertise. Starting this month, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is offering to help federal judges find well-respected, impartial scientists and engineers to serve as expert witnesses, a step that could help the judiciary understand increasingly complex issues without having to depend on experts whose fees are being paid by the parties in a trial.

San Francisco, CA —- 16 February 2001 -—Judges who would like to understand the scientific concepts in a complicated case now will have a place to turn to for expertise.


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American Association For The Advancement Of Science. (2001, February 20). New AAAS Project Links Judges To Experts In Science And Engineering. ScienceDaily. Retrieved April 21, 2014 from www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010220073132.htm
American Association For The Advancement Of Science. "New AAAS Project Links Judges To Experts In Science And Engineering." ScienceDaily. www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2001/02/010220073132.htm (accessed April 21, 2014).

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