Economics Faculty Publications

Document Type

Article

Abstract

Judges and juries must make momentous and intricate decisions. The temptation is overwhelming for the court to request assistance from those who claim to know facts, interpretations, and explanatory models that promise to make those decisions more accurate.1 As long as some of us know more than others about specific probative matters, courts will certainly seek to know what those experts know or, to anticipate, what they claim to know. But how can courts optimize their consumption of this expertise?

Publication Date

5-2008

Publication Title

Marquette Law Review

Volume

91

Issue

4

Start Page No.

1119

End Page No.

1212

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