science and law

Jurors in California have awarded $289 million to a man who claimed that his cancer was due to Monsanto’s herbicide glyphosate, even though that is biologically impossible. Even the judge acknowledged that there was no evidence of harm.
California has given up all pretense of being a state governed by reason or common sense: Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle ruled that coffee must carry a cancer warning label. The judge’s ruling is scientifically illiterate.
The war on science has at least three fronts.
A judge in California is going to determine whether or not coffee causes cancer.
Scientists and lawyers do not get along. There's a reason for that. Simply put, scientists and lawyers do not think alike.
ACSH has been around since 1978 but I doubt we have ever seen anything like this before.
When Erin Brockovich, an environmental activist, shook down Pacific Gas & Electric for $333 million for allegedly poisoning a community with hexavalent chromium and causing cancer and all sorts of other health problems, Julia Roberts portrayed