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Saks to present at New Mexico Judicial Conclave
Regents’ Professor Michael Saks will present a plenary session, “Judicial Credulity in Admission of Scientific Evidence,” at the 2010 Judicial Conclave of the New Mexico Judicial Education Center, June 9-11, in Albuquerque.
The conference is required attendance for all district, metropolitan and appellate court judges in New Mexico, and retired judges, Tribal judges, and attorneys in the Administrative Office of the Courts also are invited.
Saks is a Regents’ Professor of Law and Psychology, and a Faculty Fellow in the College of Law’s Center for Law, Science & Innovation. His research focuses on empirical studies of the legal system, especially decision-making, the behavior of the litigation system, and the law’s use of science. Saks is the fourth most-cited law-and-social-science scholar in the U.S., and has authored approximately 200 articles and books. Courses he has taught include criminal law, evidence, law and science, property and torts.