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Contamination of Orangetown: a mock trial and site investigation part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Professional journal article describing the presentation and pedagogy behind using a mock trial as a means to teach groundwater science and the legal system to hydrology students. The lead author is ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial

'A Civil Action' in the Geology Classroom part of SERC Print Resource Collection
This is a Education and Outreach article about the undergraduate honors course at Ohio State University where students serve as expert witnesses and attorneys in a mock trial centered on the ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial

Developing analytical and communication skills in a mock-trial course based on the famous Woburn, Massachusetts case part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Detailed account of materials used, assignments, and procedures used for students to run a mock trial based on the geology, hydrology, and water chemistry in the famous 'A Civil Action' trial.

Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial, Legal System

Junk science and the jury part of SERC Print Resource Collection
Interesting read about the failures of the U.S. legal system in allowing non-experts and quasi-experts to testify in trials, thus diluting the impact of science and giving science a poor record in ...

Resource Type: References
Topics: Legal System:Jury Trials, Mock Trial, Legal System:Expert Testimony

Comparison of scientific method and lawsuit (Details)
Figure from Bair (2002) comparing the path of a lawsuit to the steps in the scientific method: a 892 by 581 pixel JPEG
Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial, Legal System


Groundwater Models in the Courtroom (Details) part of SERC Media Collection
Article written by E.S. Bair about the use of models in the courtroom using the Woburn Trial as an example. : a 4MB Acrobat (PDF) file

Resource Type: References
Topics: Mock Trial, Legal System:Jury Trials, Expert Testimony, Legal System


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