It's Evident


Selected Supplemental Bibliography:
Marian Daggett, Law and Science Fellow

Monida Amarelo, Pathologists Say TV Forensics Creates Unrealistic Expectations, AAAS NEWS ARCHIVES (Feb. 21, 2005) (available online at AAAS NEWS ARCHIVES)

Associated Press, Biometrics Boom, CENTRE DAILY TIMES, Sept. 3, 2006, E1 (available online at CENTRE DAILY TIMES)

Associated Press, Double Amputee Uses Thought-Controlled Arm, MSNBC (Sept. 14, 2006) (available online at MSNBC)

Associated Press, National Briefing South: Florida: Real Body Found At Fake Crime Scene, N.Y. TIMES, June 7, 2006, at A19 (available online at NY Times)

BBC, Science of James Bond: 007’s Gadgets (Science & Nature: Hot Topics, November 18, 2002) (available online at BBC)

Gabrielle Banks, Medical Examiner's Staff Stretched Even Thinner, PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE, August 12, 2006, at A1 (available online at PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE)

David Allen Batchelor, THE SCIENCE OF STAR TREK (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, 1993) (available online at THE SCIENCE OF STAR TREK)

Brittney Booth, Crime Shows Seeping Into Jury Selections, MONITOR, May 9, 2006 (available online at Monitor)

Charles Q. Choi, Artificial Humans Gills Inspired By Diving Beetles, LIVESCIENCE, Sept. 14, 2006 (available online at LIVESCIENCE)

CNN, Anatomy of a Murder Crime Scene Investigation (CNN Presents Classroom Edition - Educator Guide, original air date September 26, 2005) (available online at CNN)

CNN, Reasonable Doubt: Can Crime Labs Be Trusted? (CNN Presents Classroom Edition - Educator Guide, original air date January 10, 2005) (available online at CNN)

Chad Cohen, The Science of Star Trek, NAT’L GEOGRAPHIC TODAY (December 13, 2002) (available online at NAT’L GEOGRAPHIC TODAY)

Steve Down, Artificial Nose Needs A Pick-Me-Up For Grape Aroma Compounds, GAS CHROMATOGRAPHY (John Wiley & Sons, May 22, 2006) (available online at Gas Chromatography)


Craig Fries, Cutting Edge 3-D Reconstruction, FORENSIC MAGAZINE, August-September 2006 (available online at FORENSIC MAGAZINE)

Alistair B. Fraser, BAD SCIENCE (available online at BAD SCIENCE)

Sophia I. Gatowski, Shirley A. Dobbin, James T. Richardson, Gerald P. Ginsburg, Mara L. Merlino, Veronica Dahir, Asking the Gatekeepers: A National Survey of Judges on Judging Expert Evidence in a Post-Daubert World, 25 L. & HUMAN BEHAV. 433 (2001) (available online at SpringerLink)

Laurel Graeber, For The Young Detective, It's Now CSI: Queens, N.Y. TIMES, Sept. 1, 2006, E19 (available online at NY Times)

Max M. Houck, CSI: The Reality, SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN (July 2006) (available online at SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN)

Sanja Kutnjak Ivković & Valerie P. Hans, Jurors' Evaluations of Expert Testimony: Judging the Messenger and the Message, 28 L. & SOC. INQ. 441 (2003) (available online at L. & SOC. INQ.)

Allison Klein, Art Trips Up Life: TV Crime Shows Influence Jurors CSI: The Expectation of Futuristic Hard-Science Evidence Leads to Acquittals in Cases Prosecutors Thought Were Airtight, BALTIMORE SUN, Jul. 25, 2004, at 1A (available online at BALTIMORE SUN)

Catherine Koeritz, Electronic Sensor Technology's zNose will appear Monday in an Episode of CBS Television's 'CSI: Miami' (Feb. 3, 2006) (available online at zNose)

Margaret Bull Kovera & Bradley D. McAuliff, The Effects of Peer Review and Evidence Quality on Judge Evaluations of Psychological Science: Are Judges Effective Gatekeepers?, 85 J.APPLIED PSYCH. 574 (2000) (available online at J. APPLIED PSYCH.)

F.A. Krift, The 'CSI Effect' Makes Job Tougher For Today's Real-Life Detectives As Crooks Wise Up, BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE, June 30, 2006 (available online at BEAUMONT ENTERPRISE)

Terri Langford, Murder Case's Twist Could Rival Anything On 'CSI', HOUSTON CHRON., August 12, 2006 (available online at HOUSTON CHRON.)

Miguel Llanos, Wave-Piercing, Biodiesel Boat Hits High Seas, MSNBC (Sept. 15, 2006) (available online at MSNBC)

Stefan Lovgren, The 'Star Wars' Worlds: More Science Than Fiction?, NATíL GEOGRAPHIC NEWS (June 3, 2005) (available online at The 'Star Wars' World: More Science Than Fiction?)

Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, CSI: Maricopa County: The CSI Effect and Its Real-Life Impact on Justice, (Maricopa County, AZ, June 30, 2005) (available online at CSI: Maricopa County: The CSI Effect and Its Real-Life Impact on Justice)

Most Popular Myths in Science, LIVESCIENCE, (available online at LIVESCIENCE)


Kimberlianne Podlas, 'The CSI Effect': Exposing The Media Myth, 16 FORDHAM INTELL. PROP. MEDIA & ENT. L.J. 429 (2006) (available online at THE FORENSIC SCIENCE OF C.S.I.)

Paul Rincon, CSI Shows Give 'Unrealistic View', BBC NEWS (Feb. 21, 2005) (available online at BBC NEWS)

Kit R. Roane & Dan Morrison, The CSI Effect, U.S. NEWS & WORLD REP., April 25, 2005, at 48 (available online at U.S. NEWS & WORLD REP.)

Paul D. Rosevear, Is 'CSI' for Real?, (AOL's Online Campus, Posted May 5, 2005) (available online at Is 'CSI' for Real?)

Society of Nuclear Medicine, CSI Miami: Not Much Fact and a Lot of Fiction (Posted February 21, 2003) (available online at Society of Nuclear Medicine)

Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination, (Ed Rodley, ed., 2005) (available online at Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination)

Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination Opens at COSI (Lucas Online, June 1, 2006) (available online at Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination Opens at COSI)

Stewart Tendler & Lucy Bannerman, Aiming To Catch Criminals Red-Footed, TIMES ONLINE (July 10, 2006) (available online at TIMES ONLINE)

URBAN LEGENDS REFERENCE PAGES: CRIME AND PUNISHMENT (Barbara & David P. Mikkelson, eds., 2006) (available online at SNOPES)

Eric Volante & Kim Smith, 'CSI Effect' Impacts Justice in Tuscon, ARIZONA DAILY STAR, May 8, 2005, at A1, (available online at ARIZONA DAILY STAR)

Michael J. Watkins, Forensics in the Media: Have Attorneys Reacted to the Growing Popularity of Forensic Crime Dramas? (Study submitted to Florida State University, August 3, 2004) (available online at Forensics in the Media: Have Attorneys Reacted to the Growing Popularity of Forensic Crime Dramas? )