CHE113INTRO5

CHE113INTRO5 - CHE113 Forensic Science Nicolas Canel...

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CHE113 Forensic Science Nicolas Canel Forensic Science Introduction Forensics in Court - Daubert Case (1993) –Bendectin prescribed for nausea and EVP (Excessive Vomiting in Pregnancy). - 1974-1988 USA trends for limb reduction deformities, bendectin sales, and hospitalizations of nausea and vomiting of pregnancy. - Daubert Case (1993) -Birth defects claimed caused by prenatal us of Bendectin by Dow. -The District Court granted Dow summary judgment based on expert testimony - maternal use of Bendectin had not been shown to be a risk factor for human birth defects. - Daubert - testimony of eight experts who based conclusions that Bendectin CAN cause birth defects on animal studies, chemical structure analyses, and the unpublished "re- analysis" of human statistical studies. -Court Experts found no association of bendectin w/ birth defects. -Court determined that Daubert evidence did not meet the applicable "general acceptance" standard for the admission of expert testimony. -Supreme Court - The Federal Rules of Evidence, not Frye, provide the standard for
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course CHE 113 taught by Professor Spencer during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.

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