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Author: Meredith McBride

Leveraging Social Science Evidence in the Courts Today

Leveraging Social Science Evidence in the Courts Today

United States District Judges Edmond E. Chang, Sara L. Ellis, and Virginia M. Kendall comprised the fourth and final panel of the Northwestern University Law Review’s October 20, 2017 symposium, “‘A Fear of Too Much Justice’?: Equal Protection and the Social Sciences 30 Years after McCleskey v. Kemp,“ engaging questions of evidence, epistemology, and expertise on the contemporary bench. Professor Destiny Peery (Northwestern Law) facilitated the panel. In McCleskey v. Kemp (1987), the Supreme Court was presented with an extensive and rigorous…

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