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Books

  1. DNA Identification and the Threat to Civil Liberties. New Haven: Yale University Press (expected 2010)
  2. The Double Helix and the Law of Evidence. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2010 (in press)
  3. McCormick on Evidence, St. Paul, MN: West Group (with co-authors)
    • 6th ed., 2006, K. Broun ed., 2 volumes, 1950 pp.
    • 6th student ed., 2006, K. Broun ed., 633 pp.
    • Supplement to 5th ed., 2003, 185 pp.
    • 5th ed., 1999, J. Strong ed., 2 volumes, 1717 pp.
    • 5th student ed., 583 pp.
    • 4th ed., 1992
    • Supplement to 3d ed., 1987
    • 3d ed., E. Cleary ed., 1984
  4. Modern Scientific Evidence: The Law and Science of Expert Testimony, St. Paul, MN: West Group (editor and author, with D. Faigman, M. Saks and J. Sanders)
    • 4th ed. 2007, 4 volumes, 3365 pp.
    • 3d ed. 2005, 4 volumes, 2498 pp.
    • 2d ed. 2002, 4 volumes, 2414 pp.
    • 1st ed. 1997, 2 volumes, 1452 pp.
  5. Annotated Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, St. Paul, MN: West Group (with D. Faigman, M. Saks, and J. Sanders)
    • 2005-2006 ed., 821 pp.
    • 2004 ed., 801 pp.
  6. The New Wigmore: A Treatise on Evidence: Expert Evidence, New York: Aspen Pub. Co., 2004, 609 pp. (with D. Bernstein & J. Mnookin) (updated annually)
  7. Prove It with Figures: Empirical Methods in Law and Litigation, 353 pp. 1997, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag Publishers (with H. Zeisel)
  8. Science in Evidence, 1997, Cincinnati, OH: Anderson Pub. Co.
  9. National Research Council, The Evaluation of Forensic DNA Evidence, 1996, National Academy Press (with ten other members of the Committee on DNA Forensic Science: An Update)
  10. Health Care Law, Forensic Science and Public Policy, Boston: Little Brown & Co., 1993 supplement; 4th ed. 1990 (with W. Curran & M. Hall)
  11. Statistical Methods in Discrimination Litigation, New York: Marcel Dekker, Statistics Series, Vol. 69, 1986, 232 pp. (editor, with M. Aickin)

Book Chapters

  1. Behavioral Genetics Research and Criminal DNA Databases: Discerning the Law, Deciding the Policy, in The Impact of Behavioral Genetics and Neurology in Criminal Law, N. Faranhy ed., New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 2008 (in press)
  2. DNA Probabilities in People v. Prince: When Are Racial and Ethnic Statistics Relevant? in Probability and Statistics: Essays in Honor of David A. Freedman, T. Speed & D. Nolan eds., Beachwood, OH: Institute of Mathematical Statistics, 2007, pp. 289-301 (The above link is to the galley proofs. The published version available in IMS Collections 2008, Vol. 2, 289-301) via arXiv by DOI link or direct link.)
  3. DNA Databases for Law Enforcement: The Coverage Question and the Case for a Population-Wide Database, in DNA and the Criminal Justice System: The Technology of Justice, D. Lazer ed., Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2004, pp. 247-284 (with M.E. Smith)
  4. Reference Guide on Statistics, in Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Wash. DC: Federal Judicial Center, 2d ed., 2000, pp. 83-178; 1st ed.1994, pp. 331-414 (with David A. Freedman)
  5. Reference Guide on DNA Evidence, in Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence, Wash. DC: Federal Judicial Center, 2d ed., 2000, pp. 485-576 (with George Sensabaugh)
  6. The Forensic Debut of the NRC's DNA Report: Population Structure, Ceiling Frequencies and the Need for Numbers, in Human Identification, Bruce Weir ed., Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995, pp. 99-105
  7. What is Bayesianism?, in Probability and Inference in the Law of Evidence: The Uses and Limits of Bayesianism, P. Tillers and E. Green, eds., Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1988, pp. 1-19
  8. Hypothesis Testing in the Courtroom, in Contributions to the Theory and Application of Statistics, A. Gelfand ed., New York: Academic Press, 1987, pp. 331-356
  9. The Place of Statistics in Establishing Unconstitutional Acts of Discrimination, in Statistical Methods in Discrimination Litigation, New York: Marcel Dekker, Statistics Series, Vol. 69, 1986, pp. 111
  10. Statistical Evidence of Discrimination in Jury Selection, in Statistical Methods in Discrimination Litigation, New York: Marcel Dekker, Statistics Series, Vol. 69, 1986, pp. 13-32

Encyclopedia Entries

  1. Interpretation: A Legal Perspective, in Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science, A. Jamieson & A. Moenssens eds., 2009 (in press)
  2. Evidence and Proof, Scientific, in Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives, D. Clark ed., Sage Publications, 2007, vol. 1, pp. 527-529
  3. Zeisel, Hans (1905-1992), in Encyclopedia of Law and Society: American and Global Perspectives, D. Clark ed., Sage Publications, 2007, vol. 3, pp. 1599-1600
  4. Social Science Research in Constitutional Litigation (with H. Zeisel), in Encyclopedia of the American Constitution, L. Levy ed., New York: Free Press, 1986, pp. 1702-1704

Conference Proceedings

  1. DNA Identification in Criminal Cases: Lingering and Emerging Evidentiary Issues, Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Human Identification, 1997, pp. 12-26, Madison Wisconsin: Promega Corp.
  2. Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Forensic Statistics, Tempe AZ: Arizona State University Center for the Study of Law, Science and Technology, 1993, 286 pp. (editor, with W. Harnagel)
  3. Some Mathematical and Legal Considerations in Using Serologic Tests to Prove Paternity (with M. Aickin), in Inclusion Probabilities in Parentage Testing, R. Walker ed. Arlington, VA: American Ass'n of Blood Banks, 1983, pp. 153-167

Articles

  1. Probability, Individualization, and Uniquess in Forensic Science Evidence: Listening to the Academies, Brooklyn Law Review, 2009 (festschrift in press, draft manuscript on SSRN)
  2. Where Have All the Women Gone? The Gender Gap in Supreme Court Clerkships, 2008 (with J.L. Gastwirth) (under review, draft manuscript on SSRN)
  3. Rounding Up the Usual Suspects: A Legal and Logical Analysis of DNA Database Trawls, North Carolina Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 2, January 2009, pp. 425-503 (draft manuscript on SSRN)
  4. People v. Nelson: A Tale of Two Statistics, Law, Probability, and Risk, Vol. 7, No. 4, December 2008, pp. 249-257 (draft manuscript on SSRN)
  5. The Role of Race in DNA Evidence: What Experts Say, What California Courts Allow, Southwestern Law Review, Vol. 34, No. 2. pp. 303-322, 2008 (Evidence Symposium: CEC v. FRE, preprint on SSRN)
  6. Science in the Jury Box: Jurors' Views and Understanding of Mitochondrial DNA Evidence (with V. Hans et al.) (draft manuscript on SSRN)
  7. Statistics in the Jury Box: How Jurors Respond to Mitochondrial DNA Probabilities, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Vol. 4, No. 4, December 2007, pp. 797-834 (with V. Hans et al.) (draft manuscript on SSRN)
  8. Please, Let's Bury the Junk: The CODIS Loci and the Revelation of Private Information, Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 102, September 2007, pp. 70-81 (supplemented by Mopping Up After Coming Clean About "Junk DNA", November 23, 2007, 5 pp.)
  9. The Science of DNA Identification: From the Laboratory to the Courtroom (And Beyond), Minnesota Journal of Law, Science & Technology, Vol. 8, No. 2, Spring 2007, pp. 409-421
  10. Revisiting Dreyfus: A More Complete Account of a Trial by Mathematics, Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 91, No. 3, February 2007, pp. 825-835
  11. The Current State of Bullet-Lead Evidence, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 46, No. 1, Fall 2006, pp. 99-114 (preprint)
  12. Who Needs Special Needs? On the Constitutionality of Collecting DNA and Other Biometric Data from Arrestees, Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Vol. 34, No. 2, Summer 2006, pp. 188-198 (preprint on SSRN)
  13. Behavioral Genetics Research and Criminal DNA Databanks, Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 69, Nos. 1 & 2, Winter-Spring 2006, pp. 259-299
  14. The NRC Bullet-Lead Report: Should Science Committees Make Legal Findings?, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 96, No. 1, 2005, pp. 91105
  15. On "Falsification" and "Falsifiability": The First Daubert Factor and the Philosophy of Science, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 45, No. 4, 2005, pp. 473481
  16. Logical Relevance: Problems with the Reference Population and DNA Mixtures in People v. Pizarro, Law, Probability, and Risk, Vol. 3, No. 3-4, 2004, pp. 211-220
  17. The Misquantification of Probative Value, Law and Human Behavior, Vol. 27, No. 6, Dec. 2003, pp. 645-659 (with J. Koehler)
  18. DNA Identification Databases: Legality, Legitimacy, and the Case for Population-Wide Coverage, Wisconsin Law Review, Vol. 2003, No. 3, Spring 2003, pp. 414-459, published in slightly different form in DNA and the Criminal Justice System: The Technology of Justice, D. Lazer ed., Cambridge, Mass.: 2004, MIT Press, pp. 247-284
  19. The Nonscience of Fingerprinting: United States v. Llera-Plaza, Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 21, No. 4, 2003, pp. 1073-1088
  20. Questioning a Courtroom Proof of the Uniqueness of Fingerprints, International Statistical Review, Vol. 71, No. 3, 2003, pp. 521-533 (preprint on SSRN)
  21. The Dynamics of Daubert: Methodology, Conclusions, and Fit in Statistical and Econometric Studies, Virginia Law Review, Vol. 87, No. 8, December 2001, pp. 1933-2018
  22. Two Fallacies About DNA Databanks for Law Enforcement, Brooklyn Law Review, Fall 2001, Vol. 67, No. 1, pp. 179-206
  23. The Constitutionality of DNA Sampling on Arrest, Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy, Vol. 10, No. 3, Summer 2001, pp. 455-509
  24. DNA Typing: Emerging or Neglected Issues, Washington Law Review, Vol. 76, No. 2, April 2001, pp. 413-474 (with E.J. Imwinkelried)
  25. Choice and Boundary Problems in Logerquist, Hummert, and Kumho Tire, Arizona State Law Journal, Spring 2001, Vol. 33, No. 1, pp. 41-74
  26. The Propriety of "Facial Challenges" to Prior Restraints on the Use of the Internet for Scientific Speech, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 40, No. 4, Summer 2000, pp. 441-456
  27. How Good is Good Enough? Expert Evidence Under Daubert and Kumho, Case Western Reserve Law Review, Vol. 50, 2000, pp. 645-667 (with D. Faigman, M. Saks & J. Sanders)
  28. Bioethics, Bar, and Bench: Selected Arguments in Landry v. Attorney General, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, 2000, Vol. 40, 2000, pp. 193-216
  29. Clarifying the Burden of Persuasion: What Bayesian Decision Rules Do and Do Not Do, International Journal of Evidence and Proof, Vol. 3, No. 1, 1999, pp. 1-28
  30. Non-human DNA Evidence, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 39, No. 1, 1998 pp. 1-16 (with George Sensabaugh)
  31. Expert Advice on Silicone Gel Breast Implants: Hall v. Baxter Healthcare Corp., Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 37, No. 2, 1997, pp. 113-128
  32. Bible Reading: DNA Evidence in Arizona, Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 28, No. 4, 1996, pp. 1035-1077
  33. The Relevance of "Matching" DNA: Is the Window Half Open or Half Shut?, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, Vol. 85, No. 3, 1995, pp. 676-695
  34. The Forensic Debut of the NRC's DNA Report: Population Structure, Ceiling Frequencies and the Need for Numbers, Genetica, Vol. 96, pp. 99-105, reprinted in
    • Human Identification, Bruce Weir ed., Dordrecht, The Netherlands, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995
  35. DNA Evidence: Probability, Population Genetics and the Courts, Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 7, Fall 1993, pp. 101-172
  36. Proof in Law and Science, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 32, No. 3, Spring 1992, pp. 313-322
  37. Validating the Probability of Paternity, Transfusion, Vol. 31, 1991, pp. 823-828 (with T.M. Vyvial and D. Young)
  38. The Admissibility of DNA Testing, Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 13, Nos. 2-3, November 1991, pp. 353-360
  39. Statistics for Lawyers and Law for Statistics, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 89, No. 6, May 1991, pp. 1520-1544 (review essay)
  40. Improving Legal Statistics, Law and Society Review, Vol. 24, No. 5, 1990, pp. 1255-75 (review essay)
  41. Legal and Statistical Aspects of Mysterious Clusters, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Vol. 154, Part I, 1991, pp. 61-74 (with S. Fienberg)
  42. Can Jurors Understand Probabilistic Evidence?, Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, Vol. 154, Part I, 1991, pp. 75-81 (with J. Koehler)
  43. DNA Paternity Probabilities, Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 24, No. 3 1990, pp. 279-304
  44. Presumptions, Probability and Paternity, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 30, Spring 1990, pp. 323-349
  45. The Probability of an Ultimate Issue: The Strange Cases of Paternity Testing, Iowa Law Review, Vol. 75, No. 1, October 1989, pp. 75-109
  46. Admissibility of Genetic Testing in Paternity Litigation: A Survey of State Statutes (with R. Kanwischer), Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 22, No. 2, Summer 1988, pp. 109-115
  47. The Logic and Antilogic of Secret Rights, Minnesota Law Review, Vol. 72, No. 3, February 1988, pp. 603-625
  48. What is Bayesianism? A Guide for the Perplexed, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 28, No. 2, Winter 1988, pp. 161-177 [preprinted from Probability and Inference in the Law of Evidence: The Uses and Limits of Bayesianism, P. Tillers and E. Green, eds., Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1988, pp. 1-19]
  49. Apples and Oranges: Confidence Coefficients and the Burden of Persuasion, Cornell Law Review, Vol. 73, No. 1, November 1987, pp. 4-77
  50. The Validity of Tests: Caveant Omnes, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 27, No. 4, Summer 1987, pp. 349-361
  51. The Admissibility of Probability Evidence in Criminal Trials (pt. 1), Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 26, No. 4, Summer 1986, pp. 343-346; (pt. 2), Vol. 27, No. 2, Winter 1987, pp. 160-172
  52. Is Proof of Statistical Significance Relevant? Washington Law Review, Vol. 61, No. 4, October 1986, pp. 1333-1365
  53. Do We Need a Calculus of Weight to Understand Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt?, Boston University Law Review, Vol. 66, Nos. 3 & 4, May-July 1986, pp. 657-672 [reprinted in Probability and Inference in the Law of Evidence: The Uses and Limits of Bayesianism, P. Tillers and E. Green, eds., Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1988, pp. 129-145]
  54. Statistical Analysis in Jury Discrimination Cases, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 25, No. 3, Spring 1985, pp. 274-289
  55. A Comment on Causal Apportionment, Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 13, No. 1, January 1984, pp. 191-208 (with M. Aickin)
  56. Statistical Significance and the Burden of Persuasion, Journal of Law and Contemporary Problems, Vol. 46, No. 4, Autumn 1983, pp. 13-23, reprinted in [The Law of Employment Discrimination: Cases and Commentary, Paul N. Cox, Sterling Heights, Michigan: Lupus Publishing Co. 1992]
  57. Statistical Evidence of Discrimination, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 77, No. 396, December 1982, pp. 773-792
  58. The Limits of the Preponderance of the Evidence Standard: Justifiable Naked Statistical Evidence and Multiple Causation, American Bar Foundation Research Journal, Vol. 1982, No. 2, Spring 1982, pp. 487-516 [reprinted in Evidence and Proof, W. Twining & A. Stein, eds., Aldershot, England: Dartmouth Publishing Co., 1992, and in Economics of Evidence, Procedure and Litigation, C.W. Sanchiro, ed., Williston, Vermont: Edward Elgar Publishing Inc., 2007]
  59. The Numbers Game: Statistical Inference in Discrimination Cases, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 80, No. 4, March 1982, pp. 833-856 (review essay)
  60. Paradoxes, Gedanken Experiments and the Burden of Proof: A Response to Dr. Cohen's Reply, Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 1981, No. 2, pp. 635-645 [reprinted in An Evidence Anthology Edward J. Imwinkelried & Glen Weisenberger eds., Cincinnati, Ohio: Anderson Publishing Co., 1996]
  61. An A is an A is an A: An Exploratory Analysis of a New Method for Adjusting Undergraduate Grades for Law School Admissions Purposes, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 31, Nos. 1-2, September 1981, pp. 233-241
  62. Searching for Truth About Testing, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 90, No. 2, December 1980, pp. 431-457 (review essay)
  63. Naked Statistical Evidence, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 89, No. 3, January 1980, pp. 601-611 (review essay)
  64. Mathematical Models and Legal Realities: Some Comments on the Poisson Model of Jury Behavior, Connecticut Law Review, Vol. 13, Fall 1980, pp. 1-15
  65. And Then There Were Twelve: The Supreme Court, Statistical Reasoning, and the Size of the Jury, California Law Review, Vol. 68, No. 5, September 1980, pp. 401-441
  66. Playing Games with Justice: Rawls and the Maximin Rule, Social Theory and Practice, Vol. 6, No. 1, Spring 1980, pp. 33-51
  67. Probabilities and Proof: Can HLA and Blood Test Evidence Prove Paternity? (with I. Ellman), New York University Law Review, Vol. 55, No. 6, December 1979, pp. 1131-1162
  68. Probability Theory Meets Res Ipsa Loquitor, Michigan Law Review, Vol. 77, No. 6, June 1979, pp. 1456-1484
  69. The Laws of Probability and the Law of the Land, University of Chicago Law Review, Vol. 47, No. 1, Fall 1979, pp. 34-56, [reprinted in Logic, Probability and Presumptions in Legal Reasoning, S. Brewer ed., New York: Garland Publishing, 1998; and An Evidence Anthology, E. J. Imwinkelried & G. Weisenberger eds., Cincinnati, Ohio: Anderson Publishing Co., 1996]
  70. The Paradox of the Gatecrasher and Other Stories, Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 1978, No. 4, pp. 101-109
  71. Congressional Papers, Judicial Subpoenas and the Constitution, UCLA Law Review, Vol. 24, February 1977, pp. 523-580
  72. Congressional Papers and Judicial Subpoenas, UCLA Law Review, Vol. 23, October 1975, pp. 57-76
  73. Attempt to Monopolize in the Ninth Circuit: The Legacy of Lessig, Willamette Law Journal, Vol. 12, Spring 1976, pp. 331-344
  74. Equity on the Campus: The Limits of Injunctive Regulation of University Protest, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 81, April 1971, pp. 987-1034

Brief Comments

  1. People v. Nelson: A Tale of Two Statistics, Law, Probability, and Risk, Vol. 7, No. 3, September 2008 (preprint on SSRN)
  2. The Disappearance that Wasn't? "Random Variation" in the Number of Women Supreme Court Clerks, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 48, No. 4, Summer 2008, pp. 457463 (page proofs on SSRN)
  3. On a Mathematical Argument for Splitting the Ninth Circuit, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 48, Spring 2008, pp. 329336 (preprint on SSRN)
  4. Science Fiction and Shed DNA, Northwestern University Law Review Colloquy, Vol. 101, No. 7, December 2006, pp. 62 et seq. (preprint on SSRN)
  5. Can Jury Trial Innovations Improve Juror Understanding of DNA Evidence?, NIJ Journal, November 2006, pp. 2-7 (with B.M. Dann & V.P. Hans), reprinted, Judicature, Vol. 90, No. 4, Jan.-Feb. 2007; The Prosecutor, Vol. 40, Nov.-Dec. 2006, pp. 20-24
  6. Two Theories of the Civil Burden of Persuasion, Law, Probability and Risk, Vol. 2, No. 1, 2003, pp. 9-13
  7. Adversarial Econometrics in United States Tobacco Co. v. Conwood Co., Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 43, No. 3. Spring 2003, pp. 343-352
  8. Editor's Preface: DNA Evidence, False Positives, and "Natural Frequencies," Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 43, No. 2 Winter 2003, pp. vii-ix
  9. The Error of Equal Error Rates, Law, Probability, and Risk, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp. 3-8, July 2002
  10. Criminal Law and DNA Science: Balancing Societal Interests and Civil Liberties, American University Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 3, February 2002, pp. 407-13, 427-29 (transcript of panel discussion)
  11. Bioethical Objections to DNA Databases for Law Enforcement: Questions and Answers, Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 31, 2001, No. 4, pp. 936-948
  12. Laboratory Error and the Character Evidence Rule, Association of American Law Schools Section on Evidence Newsletter, Spring-Summer 2001, pp. 4-6 (with E.J. Imwinkelried)
  13. Bayes, Burdens, and Base Rates, International Journal of Evidence and Proof, Vol. 4, No. 4, 2000, pp. 260-267
  14. Mendel Meets Madison Avenue (invited column on The Gene Trust, a project to collect and analyze, for medical research, DNA samples of individuals who volunteer over the Internet), available at  www.oncology.com/v2_MainFrame/1,1614,_12|00305|00_21|004|00_04|001|00_18|005958|00_19|005959|00_20|001,00.html, October 2000
  15. DNA Sampling on Arrest and the Fourth Amendment, Government, Law, and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2000, pp. 38-41
  16. Respecting Genetic Privacy: A Foreword, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science and Technology, Vol. 40, No. 1, Fall 1999, pp. 1-8
  17. Statistical Decision Theory and the Burdens of Persuasion: Completeness, Generality, and Utility, International Journal of Evidence and Proof, Vol. 1, Special Issue, 1997, pp. 313-315
  18. Joiner and Scheffer: Scientific Evidence in the Supreme Court, Association of American Law Schools Section on Evidence Newsletter, Fall 1997, pp. 2-6
  19. DNA, NAS, NRC, DAB, RFLP, PCR, and More: An Introduction to the Symposium on the 1996 NRC Report on Forensic DNA Evidence, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 37, No. 4, Summer 1997, pp. 395-404
  20. Cross-Examining Science, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 36, No. 2, Winter 1996, pp. vii-x
  21. Probability and Proof in State v. Skipper: An Internet Exchange, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 35, No. 3, Spring 1995, pp. 292-294, 304-307 (with David Balding)
  22. On Standards and Sociology, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 32, Summer 1992, pp. 535-546
  23. Comment, Credal Probablity, Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 13, Nos. 2-3, November 1991, pp. 647-656
  24. Comment, Uncertainty in DNA Profile Evidence, Statistical Science, Vol. 6, No. 2, May 1991, pp. 196-200
  25. Colloquy on Copyright Protection of Computer Software, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 31, No. 1, Fall, 1990, pp. 168-169
  26. Plemel as a Primer on Proving Paternity, Willamette Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 4, Fall 1988, pp. 867-883
  27. Statistical Evidence: How to Avoid the "Diderot Effect," Inside Litigation, Vol. 2, No. 6, April 1988, pp. 21-25
  28. Comment, The Polygraph and the PVP, Statistical Science, Vol. 2, No. 3, August 1987, pp. 223-226
  29. Comment, A First Look at Second Order Evidence, Boston University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 4-5, May-July 1986, pp. 701-707 [reprinted in Probability and Inference in the Law of Evidence: The Limits of Bayesianism, P. Tillers and E. Green, eds., Boston: D. Reidel Publishing Co., 1988, pp. 177-183]
  30. Comment, Quantifying Probative Value, Boston University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 4-5, May-July 1986, pp. 761-766
  31. Discussion, in Law School Admissions, 1984-2001: Selecting Lawyers for the Twenty-First Century, W. Raushenbush ed., Newtown, Pa.: Law School Admissions Council, 1986, pp. 127-129
  32. The Pitfalls of Empirical Research: Studying Faculty Publication Studies (with I. Ellman), Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 36, March 1986, pp. 24-34
  33. Hypergeometric Confusion in the Fourth Circuit, Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 26, No. 3, Spring 1986, pp. 215-223
  34. Thinking Like a Statistician: A Report on Training in Statistics in Selected Professions, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 34, No. 1, March 1984, pp. 97-102
  35. Comment, Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 75, No. 372, December 1980, pp. 818-819 (discussing Rubin, Using Empirical Bayes Estimators in Law School Validity Studies)

Book Reviews

  1. A Pioneer's Memoir, Judicature, Vol. 92, No. 2, September-October 2008, pp. 8687
  2. Law and History Review, Vol. 21, No. 3, 2003, pp. 623626 (reviewing James Franklin, The Science of Conjecture: Evidence and Probability before Pascal, Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press, 2001)
  3. Jurimetrics: The Journal of Law, Science, and Technology, Vol. 42, No. 4, Summer 2002, pp. 501503 (reviewing Michael Baden & Marion Roach, Dead Reckoning: The New Science of Catching Killers, New York, NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001)
  4. Statistics in Medicine, Vol. 16, No. 7, April 15, 1997, pp. 826828 (reviewing B. Robertson and G.A. Vignaux, Interpreting Evidence: Evaluating Forensic Evidence in the Courtroom, Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, 1995)
  5. Contemporary Psychology, Vol. 35, No. 9, September 1990, pp. 839840 (reviewing S.E. Fienberg ed., The Evolving Role of Statistical Assessments as Evidence in the Courts, New York, NY: Springer-Verlag, 1989
  6. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 84, No. 408, December 1989, p. 1094 (reviewing Joseph Gastwirth, Statistical Reasoning in Law and Public Policy, San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 1988)
  7. Please Pass the Social Science, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 35, No. 4, December 1985, pp. 495506
  8. Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 32, April 1982, pp. 145152 (reviewing Philip Shuchman, How Legal Scholars Fail: A Review and a Modest Proposal, West Hartford, CT: University of Connecticut Law School Press, 1979)
  9. Journal of the American Statistical Association, Vol. 76, No. 376, March 1981, pp. 210211 (reviewing Werner Z. Hirsch, Law and Economics: An Introductory Analysis, Academic Press, 1979)
  10. Arizona State Law Journal, Vol. 1977, No. 3, pp. 697714 (reviewing Leon Jaworski, The Right and the Power: The Prosecution of Watergate, New York, NY: Pocket Books, 1976)

Letters, Editorials, and Blogs

  1. Science and Law Blog, Law Professors Bog Network, initiated August, 2006 (with D.L. Faigman, E.K. Cheng, M.J. Saks, J. Saunders). Selected postings:
  2. Osborne and the Right to Post-Conviction DNA Testing, AALS Evidence Section Newsletter, Fall-Winter 2008, pp. 24
  3. The Math Behind DNA Matching, Las Vegas Review-Journal, August 1, 2008
  4. Rounding Up the Usual Suspects, AALS Evidence Section Newsletter, Spring-Summer 2008, pp. 24
  5. Female High Court Clerks: Drop Could Be Anomaly, National Law Journal, October 30, 2006 (with J.L. Gastwirth)
  6. Is a DNA Identification Database in Your Future?, Criminal Justice, Vol. 16 No. 3, Fall 2001, pp. 4-11 (with M.S. Smith & I.J. Imwinkelried)
  7. Commentary on "Proficiency of Professional Document Examiners in Writer Identification," Journal of Forensic Sciences, Vol. 39, No. 6, November 1994, p. 1344
  8. Letter, The Problem of Nonresponse: Remarks on a Recent Survey of Clinical Education, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 43, December 1993, pp. 594-95
  9. Letter, More on "What Judges Should Know About the Sociology of Science," Judicature, Vol. 77, November-December 1993, p. 175
  10. Letter, Justice Denied?, ABA Journal, February 1992, p. 16
  11. Punitive Damages and Innovation, Science, Vol. 247, March 16, 1990, p. 1280
  12. Reasonable Doubt?, Nature, Vol. 342, November 23, 1989, p. 346
  13. Dear Editor, Journal of Legal Education, Vol. 39, No. 3, September 1989, pp. 427-430
  14. The Prevalence of Paternity in "One-Man" Cases of Disputed Parentage, American Journal of Human Genetics, Vol. 42, June 1988, pp. 898-900
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Reports and Monographs

  1. Testing the Effects of Selected Jury Trial Innovations on Juror Comprehension of Contested mtDNA Evidence, Final Technical Report, National Institute of Justice, December 30, 2004, NIJ Grant No. 2002-IJ-CX-0026 (with B.M. Dann & V.P. Hans) [ full report ]
  2. The Retention and Subsequent Use of Suspect, Elimination, and Victim DNA Samples or Records: A Report to the National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence, November 13, 2000 (with Cecelia Crouse) (view as HTML or PDF file)
  3. Forensic DNA Typing -- Selected Legal Issues: A Report to the Working Group on Legal Issues, National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence, February 2, 2000 (with Edward Imwinkelried) (a more recent version of this report appeared in the Washington Law Review)
  4. The Constitutionality of DNA Sampling on Arrest: An Interim Report to the National Commission on the Future of DNA Evidence, January 22, 2000, published in condensed form as DNA Sampling on Arrest and the Fourth Amendment, Government, Law, and Policy, Vol. 2, No. 1, Spring 2000, pp. 38-41 (a more recent version of this report appeared in the Cornell Journal of Law and Public Policy)