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New Science Bench Book for Judges

The National Judicial College (NJC) and the Justice Speakers Institute, LLC (JSI) are pleased to announce the release of a new online publication, Science Bench Book for Judges, funded by the State Justice Institute (SJI).

Judges don’t need to become scientists to make appropriate evidentiary decisions about scientific evidence.  However, judges do need to have a comprehensive understanding of their role in admitting scientific evidence.  Everything a judge needs to know in deciding the admissibility of scientific evidence is contained in this new online publication.

Available exclusively and at no charge as a digital download, the bench book includes sections on:

The bench book also provides sample orders for criminal discovery and a state-by-state Frye/Daubert analysisDownload the entire Bench Book, or just the sections that you need.