Friday, January 23, 2009

Historian Excluded from Vinyl Chloride Case

As is common, Gerald Markowitz, a historian, was named as an expert for the plaintiffs in a vinyl chloride case; I've written an article that related to discovery in the peer review process related to his book, and I've also done some early work towards an article about historians in litigation more generally. 

Well, Markowitz (as well as some other experts) was recently excluded in an Ohio case; the short opinion describes some of the challenges in using historians in litigation and is worth a read: Download markowitz_opinion.pdf

--BC

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2009/01/historian-exclu.html

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