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Models in the courtroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This article provides background information about the societal and technical aspects of the famous 'A Civil Action' trial. It also proposes that the steps involved in constructing a predictive ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Federal Trial, Hydrogeology:Computer Modeling, Legal System, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site

A Civil Action part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Poignant book about the contamination of Woburn municipal wells G and H and the lawsuit alleging that the prolonged consumption of the contaminated groundwater by W.R. Grace and Beatrice Foods led to ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System, Woburn:Water Supply, Health/Cancer Studies, Wells, Pollution Sources

Galileo's Revenge - Junk Science in the Courtroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Lengthy opinions describing the weaknesses of the American legal system, especially the use of expert witnesses that are not experts. Interesting reading.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System:Expert Testimony

Phase II Groundwater Investigation, J. J. Riley Site Woburn, Massachusetts part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Very early field investigation of the Riley 15-acre property requested by the attorneys representing Beatrice in the federal trial.

Resource Type: Federal Trial Documents, References
Topics: Federal Trial, Woburn:Wells G and H Superfund Site, Hydrogeology

A Documentary Companion to A Civil Action part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A textbook for use in law schools that uses the famous 'A Civil Action' as the focal point for writing and preparing legal arguments and documents. Written by two professors at the College of Law at ...

Resource Type: Photos, References, Federal Trial Documents
Topics: Legal System, Federal Trial, People:Judge, Attorneys

A view from the bench: practical perspectives on juries part of SERC Print Resource Collection
A professional article written by a judge about the advantages and disadvantages of jury trials, the attributes that a jury brings to their task, and the reasons why a bench trial may not be a better ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System

Trial courts and practice part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional article describing the purpose and philosophy of jury trials (as opposed to bench trials). Very good background material for a term paper.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System:Jury Trials

Subpoena served on Riley tanner (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Deposition subpoena served on John J. Riley Co. to appear at SC&C : a 166kB Unknown Binary file

Resource Type: Federal Trial Documents
Topics: Federal Trial, Legal System

boston_courthouse.jpg (Details)
Courtroom No. 6: a 2068 by 2952 pixel JPEG
Resource Type: Photos
Topics: Federal Trial, People


Witness box (Details)
Witness box: a 1792 by 2132 pixel JPEG
Resource Type: Photos
Topics: Federal Trial


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