articles tagged: courts
when law, science, and religion meet sexuality
# sex

when law, science, and religion meet sexuality

A gay-conversion practice is being taken to court for fraud, catching its lawyers and PR consultants off guard as their stock talking points fail to connect.

when no one really knows if you broke the law
# tech

when no one really knows if you broke the law

When the courts encounter computer science and chemistry, the end result isn't sophisticated regulation but utter confusion as judges and lawyers try to figure out what's legal, what's not, and what should be.

if it’s good in enough in court…
# science

if it’s good in enough in court…

Anecdotal evidence is the most error-prone form of evidence there is. And when combined with junk science, it has cost innocent people their lives.