Applying Statistics in the Courtroom: A New Approach for Attorneys and Expert Witnesses, 1st Edition (e-Book) book cover

Applying Statistics in the Courtroom

A New Approach for Attorneys and Expert Witnesses, 1st Edition

By Philip Good

Chapman and Hall/CRC

296 pages

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Hardback: 9781584882718
pub: 2001-07-11
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This publication is directed at both attorneys and statisticians to ensure they will work together successfully on the application of statistics in the law. Attorneys will learn how best to utilize the statistician's talents, while gaining an enriched understanding of the law relevant to audits, jury selection, discrimination, environmental hazards

Table of Contents

SAMPLES AND POPULATIONS: Representative Samples and Jury Selection. Sample and Survey Methodology. Presenting Your Case. PROBABILITY: Probability Concepts. Criminal Law. Civil Law. Environmental Hazards. HYPOTHESIS TESTING AND ESTIMATION: How large is large? Methods of Analysis. Correlation. Multivariate Regression. APPLYING STATISTICS IN THE COURTROOM: Preventive Statistics. The Trial Process for the Statistician. Making Effective Use of Statistics and Statisticians.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW / Criminal Law / General
MATHEMATICS / Probability & Statistics / General