Seton Hall Law Review
evidence, expert evidence, forensics
Civil Procedure | Evidence | Law
Michael Risinger's scholarship has had a profound impact on our field. And while his work has run the gamut in evidence law, I think it is clear that Michael's true love has always been expert evidence, and more specifically, forensics. So let me take a moment to revisit "an oldie but a goodie": his 1989 article entitled Exorcism of Ignorance as a Proxy for Rational Knowledge: The Lessons of Handwriting Identification "Expertise," published in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, and co-authored with Mark Denbeaux and Michael Saks.' For those of you who have not read the article, you should. For those of you who read it long ago, I think you will find it stands the test of time.
Edward K. Cheng,
Forensics, Chicken Soup, and Meteorites: A Tribute to Michael Risinger, 48 Seton Hall Law Review. 559
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