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How Judges Decide Who’s A Scientific Expert

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Like “fake news,” lawyers in a courtroom can claim “junk science,” pitting one expert’s testimony against another’s. So how do judges decide what a jury should hear? Reporter Peter Andrey Smith joins host Krys Boyd to talk about the standards by which courts decide what scientific evidence is admissible. His article “Where Science Enters the Courtroom, the Daubert Name Looms Large” was published by Undark.