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This page enables the user to search for and view annotated references dealing with the Woburn Toxic Trial and its aftermath, the Woburn Wells G & H Superfund Site, and teaching with 'A Civil Action'. The references include journal articles, master's theses and Ph.D. dissertations, and state and federal reports.
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'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 ...
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.
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 ...
Weird science part of SERC Print Resource Collection
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 ...