More than 70 judges attended a three-day training seminar on science. At this seminar in Ohio, judges brushed up on their science facts so that they could tell a scientific expert from a hired gun and deal with CSI-literate juries' expectations of scientific evidence, says the Associated Press. The judges also considered futuristic questions such as the role of a defendant's genetics in determining criminal sentences.
Judges Get Schooled in Science
Jul 03, 2007