Faculty Notes

Prof. Vern Walker to Speak at NYC Administrative Judicial Institute

Vern R. Walker, Professor of Law and Director of the Research Laboratory for Law, Logic and Technology

Professor Vern R. Walker will present a program entitled “Demystifying Scientific Evidence” for the City of New York Administrative Judicial Institute, from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 10, 2008.

The audience will consist primarily of administrative law judges in the New York City Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings.

Professor Walker will discuss scientific reasoning and scientific method, and provide a logical framework for evaluating both scientific and non-scientific testimony. He will illustrate his discussion with examples from an administrative law case involving competing expert testimony.