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Amicus Briefs in Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


United States Supreme Court No. 92-102
509 U.S. 579, 113 S. Ct. 2786, 125 L. Ed. 2d 469, 61 U.S.L.W. 4805
Argued March 30, 1993
Decided June 28, 1993


Amicus Briefs in Support of Petitioners from:

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Daryl E. Chubin, Edward J. Hackett, David Michael Ozonoff, and Richard W. Clapp
  • Physicians, scientists, and historians: Ronald Bayer, Stephen J. Gould, Gerald Holton, Peter Infante, Philip Landrigan, Everett Mendelsohn, Robert Morris, Herbert Needleman, Dorothy Nelkin, William Nicholson, Kathleen Joy Propert, and David Rosner
  • Professors Kenneth Rothman, Noel Weiss, James Robins, Raymond Neutra and Steven Stellman


Amicus Briefs in Support of Respondents from:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science and the National Academy of Sciences
  • American College of Legal Medicine
  • American Insurance Association
  • American Medical Association, American Medical Association/Specialty Society Medical Liability Project, American Academy of Allergy and Immunology, American Academy of Dermatology, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Academy of Pain Medicine, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Pain Medicine, American College of Radiology, American Society of Anesthesiologists, American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, American Urological Association, and College of American Pathologists
  • American Tort Reform Association
  • Nicolaas Bloembergen, Erminio Costa, Dudley Herschbach, Jerome Karle, Arthur Langer, Wassily Leontief, Richard S. Lindzen, William N. Lipscomb, Donald B. Louria, John B. Little, A. Alan Moghissi, Brooke T. Mossman, Robert Nolan, Arno A. Penzias, Frederick Seitz, A. Frederick Spilhaus, Dimitrios Trichopoulos and Richard Wilson
  • Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Professor Alvan R. Feinstein
  • New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of the American Medical Association, and Annals of Internal Medicine
  • Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association
  • Product Liability Advisory Council, Inc., National Association of Manufacturers, Business Roundtable, and Chemical Manufacturers Association


Amicus Briefs in Support of Neither Party from:

  • Carnegie Commission on Science, Technology, and Government
  • Law professors: Donald N. Bersoff, Ronald L. Carlson, David L. Faigman, Michael H. Graham, Randolph N. Jonakatt, Frederic I. Lederer, John Monahan, Robert P. Mosteller, Christopher B. Mueller, Myrna Raeder, Frank T. Read, D. Michael Risinger, Michael J. Saks, and Peter Tillers