Wednesday, January 10, 2007

A Chance to Shamelessly Self-Promote Again

The Drug & Device Blog posts today about a subscription-only article about discovery into research materials in Neurology.  Though I don't have the article, it apparently proposes federal legislation protecting research data from discovery.

For a quite different approach on closely-related issues, my forthcoming Nebraska Law Review article,  The Overlapping Magisteria of Law and Science: When Litigation and Science Collide (draft on SSRN), addresses discovery into the peer review process, in particular in the context of litigation-driven scholarship.  While I do recognize the danger of abuse, I reject the notion that an outright ban on such discovery is appropriate.

I'll be presenting the paper at DRI's Toxic Torts conference in March.

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