Saks co-authors forensic science article

<p>Regents' Professor <a href="">Mich… Saks</a>, of the Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, and Dawn McQuiston-Surrett, an ASU associate professor of Psychology in the Division of Social and Behavioral Sciences, have published a new article, &quot;The Testimony of Forensic Identification Science: What Expert Witnesses Say and What Factfinders Hear.&quot;</p><separator></separator><p>The article, which was printed in the online edition of <i>Law and Human Behavior</i>, reports on the authors' research examining how variations in the presentation of forensic science information affect judgments in a trial. Among their findings, qualitative testimony is more damaging to the defense than quantitative testimony, and expressing limitations of forensic science had no appreciable effect.</p><separator></separator><p>To read the full article, click <a href="…; research focuses on empirical studies of the legal system, especially decision-making; the behavior of the litigation system, and the law's use of science. He is the fourth most-cited law-and-social-science scholar in the U.S., and has authored approximately 200 articles and books. Courses he has taught include criminal law, evidence, law and science, property and torts.</p><separator></separator><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; color: black; font-size: 9pt" lang="EN">Janie Magruder, <a href=""><font color="#0000ff"></font></a><br />(480) 727-9052<br />Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law</span></p>