Randomized Controlled Trials as Evidence in Legal Disputes About the Benefits of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

Published In: Alternative therapies In Health and Medicine, v. 14, no. 2, Mar./Apr. 2008, p. 60-64

Posted on RAND.org on December 31, 2007

by Ian D. Coulter, John Walsh

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In this article the authors examine an exemplar (dietary supplements) of the clash between science and law and the dangers inherent in judges wandering in the murky field of scientific controversy and using it as the basis of a judgment.

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