Modern Scientific Evidence (5 vols.) (2006-17 eds.) (currently with David Faigman, Jennifer Mnookin, Erin Murphy, Joseph Sanders, and Christopher Slobogin)

Submitted Works

Accuracy, Optimality, and the Preponderance Standard, 14 Law, Probability. & Risk 193 (2015) (with Michael Pardo) (peer-reviewed).

Reconceptualizing the Burden of Proof, 122 Yale L.J. 1254 (2013).

Is High-Altitude Mountaineering Russian Roulette?, 9 J. Quantitative Analysis Sports 1 (2013) (peer-reviewed statistics journal).

When 10 Trials Are Better Than 1000: An Evidentiary Perspective on Trial Sampling, 160 U. Pa. L. Rev. 955 (2012) (featured on Jotwell (2013)).

A Practical Solution to the Reference Class Problem, 109 Colum. L. Rev. 2081 (2009).

Will Quants Rule the (Legal) World?, 107 Mich. L. Rev. 967 (2009) (reviewing Ian Ayres, Super Crunchers (2007)).

The Myth of the Generalist Judge, 61 Stan. L. Rev. 519 (2008) (translated into Romanian and reprinted in Revista Forumul Judecatorilor 2009:4).

Independent Judicial Research in the Daubert Age, 56 Duke L.J. 1263 (2007).

Same Old, Same Old: Scientific Evidence Past and Present, 104 Mich. L. Rev. 1387 (2006) (reviewing Tal Golan, Laws of Men and Laws of Nature (2004)).

Structural Laws and the Puzzle of Regulating Behavior, 100 Nw. U. L. Rev. 655 (2006) (nominated for The Green Bag’s Reader of Exemplary Legal Writing 2006) (reprinted in Young-Cheol Jeong, Corporate Compliance (Pakyoungsa 2012) (Korean textbook)).

Does Frye or Daubert Matter?: A Study of Scientific Admissibility Standards, 91 Va. L. Rev. 471 (2005) (with Albert H. Yoon).

 Changing Scientific Evidence, 88 Minn. L. Rev. 315 (2003).

Invited Contributions, Symposia, and Shorter Works

The Burden of Proof and the Presentation of Forensic Evidence 130 Harv. L. Rev. Forum.

DNA, Blue Bus, and Phase Changes, 20 Int’l J. Evid. & Proof 112 (2016) (with Alex Nunn) (peer-reviewed).

A Bayesian Look at the Baby Annie Case, 29 Chance 27 (2016) (peer-reviewed).

Thinking Beyond the Federal Rules, 23 Evid. Sci. (China) 632 (2015) (also translated into Chinese). 

Fighting Legal Innumeracy, 17 Green Bag 2d 271 (2014).

Comment on Fienberg, Faigman, and Dawid (2013), 43 Sociological Methods & Research 396 (2014) (solicited response to Stephen E. Fienberg, David L. Faigman & Philip Dawid, Fitting Science into Legal Contexts).

A Normalized Scoring Model for Law School Competitions, 17 Green Bag 2d 377 (2013) (with Scott Farmer).

Being Pragmatic About Forensic Linguistics, 21 J.L. & Pol’y 541 (2013) (symposium contribution).

Erie and the Rules of Evidence, 65 Vand. L. Rev. En Banc 231 (2012) (response to Jay Tidmarsh, Procedure, Substance, and Erie, 64 Vand. L. Rev. 877 (2011)).

Scientific Evidence as Foreign Law, 75 Brook. L. Rev. 1095 (2010) (festschrift contribution).

Festschrift in Honor of Margaret A. Berger -- Introduction, 75 Brook. L. Rev. 1057 (2010).

Law, Statistics, and the Reference Class Problem, 109 Colum. L. Rev. Sidebar 92 (2009) (adapted version of Columbia piece).

Response: Are Proffers of Inadmissible Evidence Wrongful?, 7 Int’l Comment. Evid., issue 1, art. 7 (2009) (response).

Opinion Specialization: Alive and Well in the Federal Appellate Judiciary, 92 Judicature 103 (2008) (adapted version of Stanford piece).

The Perils of Evidentiary Manipulation, 93 Va. L. Rev. in Brief 191 (2007) (response).

Should Judges Do Independent Research on Scientific Issues?, 90 Judicature 58 (2006) (adapted version of Duke article) (subject article of print symposium).

Reenvisioning Law Through the DNA Lens, 60 N.Y.U. Ann. Surv. Am. L. 649 (2005).

Mitochondrial DNA: Emerging Legal Issues, 13 J.L. & Pol’y99 (2005).

Note, Constitutional Risks to Equal Protection in the Criminal Justice System, 114 Harv. L. Rev. 2098 (2001).

The Supreme Court, 1999 Term—Leading Cases, 114 Harv. L. Rev. 339 (2000) (commenting on Geier v. Am. Honda Motor Co., 120 S. Ct. 1913 (2000)).

Signalling Intentions and Obliging Behavior Online: An Application of Semiotic and Legal Modeling in E-Commerce, 12 J. End User Computing 33 (2000) (with James Backhouse), reprinted in Strategies for eCommerce Success (Bijan Fazlollahi ed., 2002).

Recent Case, 113 Harv. L. Rev. 621 (1999) (commenting on Dale v. Boy Scouts of America, 734 A.2d 1196 (N.J. 1999)).

An Introduction to Digital Signatures, 6 Amicus Curiae (UK) 20 (1998).

Modeling of leakage current distributions in series-connected polysilicon thin film transistors, Tech. Dig. Second Inter. Work. on Active MatrixLCD's, Lehigh University, 102-105 (Sept. 1995) (with J.C. Sturm, I.W. Wu, & T.J. King).

Thickness Dependence of La2-xSrxCuO4, 65 Applied Physics Letters, 3383-85 (1994) (with Marta Z. Cieplak (first author) and seven others).