Affiliation: Harvard University
- Science and statistical victim: modernizing knowledge in breast implant litigationSheila Jasanoff
School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Soc Stud Sci 32:37-69. 2002..While these transformations may hasten the processing of cases, the paper questions whether the courts can legitimately take on board the issues of risk and social justice in contemporary industrial societies...
- The life sciences and the rule of lawSheila Jasanoff
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
J Mol Biol 319:891-9. 2002
- In the democracies of DNA: ontological uncertainty and political order in three statesSheila Jasanoff
Harvard University, John F Kennedy School of Government, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
New Genet Soc 24:139-55. 2005..The comparison shows that public responses to biotechnology are embedded within robust and coherent political cultures and are not ad hoc expressions of concern that very unpredictably from issue to issue...
- Just evidence: the limits of science in the legal processSheila Jasanoff
John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, USA
J Law Med Ethics 34:328-41. 2006
- Technologies of humilitySheila Jasanoff
John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Nature 450:33. 2007
- Law's knowledge: science for justice in legal settingsSheila Jasanoff
John F Kennedy School of Government, School of Public Health, Department of the History of Science, Harvard University, 79 JFK Street, Room L354, Boston, MA, USA
Am J Public Health 95:S49-58. 2005..The important question for the law is not how judges can best do justice to science, but rather how courts can better render justice under conditions of uncertainty and ignorance...
- Representation and re-presentation in litigation scienceSheila Jasanoff
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138 5801, USA
Environ Health Perspect 116:123-9. 2008..An unreflective application of that approach thus puts courts at risk of relying upon a "junk science" of the nature of scientific knowledge...
- Constitutional moments in governing science and technologySheila Jasanoff
John F Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA
Sci Eng Ethics 17:621-38. 2011..New rules for public engagement in the United Sates should take account of these historical developments and seek to counteract some of the anti-democratic tendencies observable in recent decades...