Professor Gary Edmond

BA(Hons)(Medal) University of Wollongong, LLB(Hons) University of Sydney, PhD University of Cambridge

Gary Edmond is a law professor in the School of Law at the University of New South Wales, where he directs the Program in Expertise, Evidence and Law. Originally trained in the history and philosophy of science, he subsequently studied law at the University of Sydney and took a PhD in law from the University of Cambridge. An active commentator on expert evidence in Australia, England, the US and Canada, he is a member of the Council of the Australian Academy of Forensic Sciences, a member of Standards Australia’s forensic science committee, a member of the editorial board of the Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, a Fellow of the Royal Society of New South Wales, and served as an international adviser to the Goudge Inquiry into Pediatric Forensic Pathology in Ontario (2007-2008). He is Chair of the Evidence-based forensics initiative (EBFI) and is co-author of Australian Evidence: A principled approach to the common law and the uniform acts (6th ed. LexisNexis, 2017).

Areas of expertise:
Expert evidence, Forensic science, Law and science, Law and society, Sociology of scientific knowledge, Public understanding of law, Empirical legal studies

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Book Chapters

Edmond G, 2019, 'Forensic Science Evidence, Adversarial Criminal Proceedings and Mainstream Scientific', in Brown D; Turner I; Weisser B (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Criminal Process, Oxford University Press

Edmond G, 2018, 'Re-assessing reliability', in Roberts P; Stockdale M (ed.), Forensic Science Evidence and Expert Witness Testimony: Reliability through Reform, E. Elgar, London, pp. 71 - 105, http://dx.doi.org/10.4337/9781788111034

Edmond G; Martire KA, 2017, 'Knowing experts? Section 79, forensic science evidence and the limits of 'training, study or experience', in Roberts A; Gans J (ed.), Critical Perspectives on the Uniform Evidence Law, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 80 - 80

Edmond G; Cunliffe E, 2017, 'What have we learned? Lessons from Wrongful Convictions in Canada', in Berger B; Cunliffe E; Stribopoulos J (ed.), To Ensure that Justice is Done: Essays in Memory of Marc Rosenberg, Thomson Reuters, Toronto

Edmond G, 2016, 'Expert evidence and the professional responsibilities of prosecutors’', in Roberts P; Hunter J; Dixon D; Young SN M (ed.), The Integrity of Criminal Process From Theory into Practice, Bloomsbury Publishing, pp. 225 - 246

Edmond G; Davis JP; Valentine T, 2015, 'Expert Analysis: Facial Image Comparison', in Forensic Facial Identification: Theory and Practice of Identification from Eyewitnesses, Composites and CCTV, pp. 239 - 262, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781118469538.ch10

Edmond G; Davis J; Wilson T, 2015, 'Expert analysis: Facial Mapping', in Davis J; Wilson T (ed.), Forensic Facial Identification Theory and Practice of Identification from Eyewitnesses, Composites and CCTV, John Wiley & Sons, pp. 239 - 267, http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118469585.html

Edmond E, 2015, 'Opinions About Expert Evidence under the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW)', in Kumar M; Legg M (ed.), Ten Years of the Civil Procedure Act 2005 (NSW), Thomson Reuters, pp. 143 - 157, http://www.thomsonreuters.com.au/ten-years-of-the-civil-procedure-act-2005-nsw/productdetail/123738

Edmond G, 2015, 'Opinion evidence', in The Trial: Principles, Process and Evidence, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 558 - 603, https://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781760020262

Edmond G; Cole SA, 2012, 'Legal Aspects of Forensic Science', in Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences: Second Edition, pp. 466 - 470, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-382165-2.00226-9

Edmond G; Hamer D, 2012, 'Evidence Law', in The Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Research, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199542475.013.0028

Edmond G, 2011, 'Cultural Expertise and Litigation Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives Preface', in Holden L (ed.), CULTURAL EXPERTISE AND LITIGATION: PATTERNS, CONFLICTS, NARRATIVES, ROUTLEDGE, pp. XIX - XXV, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000294840500002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G, 2011, 'Bacon’s Chickens – Re-thinking Law and Science (and Incriminating Expert Opinion Evidence) in Response to Empirical Evidence and Legal Principle', in Gleeson J; Higgins R (ed.), Constituting law: Legal argument and social values, edn. Original, Federation Press, Sydney, pp. 137 - 152, http://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781862878303#bookcontents

Edmond G, 2011, 'Preface', in Cultural Expertise and Litigation: Patterns, Conflicts, Narratives, Taylor and Francis, pp. xix - xxv, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9780203818305

Edmond G; Hamer D, 2010, 'Evidence Law', in Oxford University Press, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199542475.013.0028

Edmond G, 2008, 'Pathological Science? Demonstrable Reliability and Expert Pathology Evidence', in Roach K (ed.), Pediatric Forensic Pathology and the Justice System, edn. Original, Queen's Printer for Ontario, Toronto, pp. 96 - 149

Edmond G, 2004, 'Judging Facts', in Expertise in Regulation and Law, edn. 1, Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 136 - 165

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2004, 'The Invisible Branch', in Expertise in Regulation and Law, edn. 1, Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 197 - 241

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2004, 'Experts and Expertise in Legal and Regulatory Settings', in Expertise in Regulation and Law, edn. 1, Ashgate, Aldershot, pp. 1 - 31

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2002, 'Rebels without a cause: Judges, scientific evidence and the uses of causation', in Freckelton I; Mendelson D (ed.), Causation & Law in Medicine, edn. Original, Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, UK, pp. 61 - 83

Books

Ligertwood A; Edmond G, 2017, Australian Evidence: A Principled Approach to the Common Law and Uniform Acts, 6th edition, LexisNexis, Sydney, https://store.lexisnexis.com.au/product?product=australian-evidence-a-principled-approach-to-the-common-law-and-uniform-acts-6th-edition&meta_F_and=9780409333664

Hunter J; Metzger J; Henning T; Edmond G; McMahon R; San Roque M, 2015, The Trial: Principles, Process and Evidence, Federation Press, Sydney, https://www.federationpress.com.au/bookstore/book.asp?isbn=9781760020262

Edmond G; Ligertwood, 2010, Australian Evidence: A Principled Approach to the Common Law and the Uniform Acts, 5th, Butterworths, Sydney

Edmond G, (ed.), 2004, Expertise in Regulation and Law, 1, Ashgate, Aldershot

Journal articles

Edmond G; Martire KA, 2019, 'Just cognition: Scientific research on bias and some implications for legal procedure and decision-making', Modern Law Review, vol. 82, pp. 633 - 664, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2230.12424

Edmond G; Plenderleith Ferguson A; Ward T, 2018, 'Assessing concurrent expert evidence', Civil Justice Quarterly, vol. 37, pp. 344 - 366, http://scholar.googleusercontent.com/scholar?q=cache:rMZO8EOfZ04J:scholar.google.com/&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5&as_vis=1

Edmond G; Martire KA, 2018, 'Antipodean forensics: a comment on ANZFSS’s response to PCAST', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 50, pp. 140 - 151, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2017.1340520

Edmond G; Carr S; Piasecki E, 2018, 'Science Friction: Streamlined Forensic Reporting, Reliability and Justice', OXFORD JOURNAL OF LEGAL STUDIES, vol. 38, pp. 764 - 792, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ojls/gqy025

Edmond G; Hibbert DB, 2018, 'Calibrating the Scales of Justice: Inferences on Prohibited Drug Manufacture', CRIMINAL LAW JOURNAL, vol. 42, pp. 208 - 233, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000447759500002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Ward T; Edmond G; Martire KA; Wortley N, 2017, 'Forensic science, scientific validity and reliability: advice from America', Criminal Law Review, pp. 357 - 378

Martire KA; Edmond G; Navarro DJ; Newell BR, 2017, 'On the likelihood of “encapsulating all uncertainty”', Science and Justice, vol. 57, pp. 76 - 79, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2016.10.004

Ballantyne KN; Edmond G; Found B, 2017, 'Peer review in forensic science', Forensic Science International, vol. 277, pp. 66 - 76, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.forsciint.2017.05.020

Martire KA; Edmond G, 2017, 'Rethinking expert opinion evidence', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 40, pp. 967 - 998

Edmond G, 2017, 'Icarus and the evidence act: Section 137, probative value and taking forensic science evidence 'at its highest'', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 41, pp. 106 - 154

Edmond G; Martire K; San Roque M, 2017, 'EXPERT REPORTS AND THE FORENSIC SCIENCES', UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES LAW JOURNAL, vol. 40, pp. 590 - 637, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000416757300006&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G; Towler A; Growns B; Ribeiro G; Found B; White D; Ballantyne K; Searston RA; Thompson MB; Tangen JM; Kemp RI; Martire K, 2017, 'Thinking forensics: Cognitive science for forensic practitioners', Science and Justice, vol. 57, pp. 144 - 154, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.scijus.2016.11.005

Cunliffe E; Edmond G, 2017, 'Reviewing wrongful convictions in Canada', The Criminal Law Quarterly, vol. 64, pp. 473 - 486

Edmond G; Found B; Martire K; Ballantyne K; Hamer D; Searston R; Thompson M; Cunliffe E; Kemp R; San Roque M; Tangen J; Dioso-Villa R; Ligertwood A; Hibbert D; White D; Ribeiro G; Porter G; Towler A; Roberts A, 2016, 'Model forensic science', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 48, pp. 496 - 537, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2015.1128969

Edmond G; Hamer D; Cunliffe E, 2016, 'A little ignorance is a dangerous thing: engaging with exogenous knowledge not adduced by the parties', Griffith Law Review, vol. 25, pp. 383 - 413, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10383441.2016.1238029

Hamer D; Edmond G, 2016, 'Judicial notice: beyond adversarialism and into the exogenous zone', Griffith Law Review, vol. 25, pp. 291 - 318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10383441.2016.1242182

Edmond G; Cunliffe E, 2016, 'Cinderella story? The social production of a forensic “science”', Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology, vol. 106, pp. 219 - 274

Edmond G; Wortley N, 2016, 'Interpreting image evidence: Facial mapping, police familiars and super-recognisers in England and Australia', Journal of International and Comparative Law, vol. 3, pp. 473 - 522

Edmond G; Martire KA, 2016, 'Forensic science in criminal courts: The latest scientific insights', Australian Bar Review, vol. 42

Edmond G, 2016, 'Legal versus non-legal approaches to forensic science evidence', The International Journal of Evidence & Proof, vol. 20, pp. 3 - 28, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1365712715613470

Edmond G, 2015, 'Forensic science evidence and the conditions for rational (Jury) evaluation', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 39, pp. 77 - 127

Edmond G, 2015, 'WHAT LAWYERS SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE FORENSIC 'SCIENCES'', ADELAIDE LAW REVIEW, vol. 36, pp. 33 - 100, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000373812400004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G; Tangen JM; Searston RA; Dror IE, 2015, 'Contextual bias and cross-contamination in the forensic sciences: the corrosive implications for investigations, plea bargains, trials and appeals', Law, Probability and Risk, vol. 14, pp. 1 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/lpr/mgu018

Edmond G, 2015, 'A Closer Look at Honeysett: Enhancing our Forensic Science and Medicine Jurisprudence', Flinders Law Journal, vol. 17, pp. 287 - 330

Edmond G; Cole SA, 2015, 'Science Without Precedent: The Impact of the National Research Council Report on the Admissibility and Use of Forensic Science Evidence In the United States', British Journal of American Legal Studies, vol. 4, pp. 585 - 617

Edmond G, 2015, 'AGAINST ORACULAR PRONOUNCEMENT: A REPLY TO HEYDON', ADELAIDE LAW REVIEW, vol. 36, pp. 173 - 178, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000373812400010&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G, 2014, 'The admissibility of forensic science and medicine evidence under the Uniform Evidence Law', CRIMINAL LAW JOURNAL, vol. 38, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000213586800002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G, 2014, 'Blind justice? Forensic science and the use of closed circuit television images as identification evidence in South Africa', The South African Law Journal, vol. 131, pp. 109 - 148, http://reference.sabinet.co.za/document/EJC148443

Edmond G; Martire KA; Kemp RI; Hamer D; Hibbert B; Ligertwood A; Porter G; San Roque M; Searston R; Tangen J; Thompson M; White D, 2014, 'How to cross-examine forensic scientists: A guide for lawyers', Australian Bar Review, vol. 39, pp. 174 - 197, http://mbthompson.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Edmond-HowToCross-ExamineForensicScientists.pdf

Edmond G; San Roque M, 2014, 'Honeysett v The Queen: Forensic Science, ‘Specialised Knowledge’ and the Uniform Evidence Law', The Sydney Law Review, vol. 36, pp. 323 - 344, http://sydney.edu.au/law/slr/slr_36/slr36_2/SLRv36n2EdmondSanRoque.pdf

Edmond G, 2014, 'The 'Science' of Miscarriages of Justice', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 37, pp. 376 - 406, http://www.unswlawjournal.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/edmond_371.pdf

Edmond G; Vuille J, 2014, 'Comparing the Use of Forensic Science Evidence in Australia, Switzerland, and the United States: Transcending the Adversarial-Non adversarial Dichotomy', Jurimetrics: journal of law, science and technology, vol. 54, pp. 221 - 276

Edmond G; Cunliffe E, 2014, 'Gaitkeeping in Canada: Mis-steps in assessing the reliability of expert testimony', Canadian Bar Review, vol. 92, pp. 327 - 368

Edmond G; Hamer D; Ligertwood A; San Roque M, 2014, 'CHRISTIE, SECTION 137 AND FORENSIC SCIENCE EVIDENCE (AFTER DUPAS v THE QUEEN AND R v XY)', MONASH UNIVERSITY LAW REVIEW, vol. 40, pp. 389 - 412, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000215107000005&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G, 2013, 'Just truth? Carefully applying history, philosophy and sociology of science to the forensic use of CCTV images', Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C :Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, vol. 44, pp. 80 - 91, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.shpsc.2012.09.004

Edmond G; San Roque M, 2013, 'Justicia's Gaze: Surveillance, evidence and the criminal trial', Surveillance and Society, vol. 11, pp. 252 - 271

Edmond G, 2013, 'Expert evidence in reports and courts', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2013.793392

Edmond G, 2013, '(Ad)Ministering Justice: Expert Evidence and the Professional Responsibilities of Prosecutors', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 921 - 953

Edmond G; Thompson MB; Tangen JM, 2013, 'A guide to interpreting forensic testimony: Scientific approaches to fingerprint evidence', Law, Probability and Risk, vol. 13, pp. 1 - 25, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/lpr/mgt011

Edmond G, 2013, 'Trial by Theory: A Response to Acharya's. Law's Treatment of Science: From Idealization to Understandin', Dalhousie Law Journal, vol. 36, pp. 57 - 91, http://law.dal.ca/Research%20and%20Journals/Journals/Dalhousie_Law_Journal/index.php

Found B; Edmond G, 2012, 'Reporting on the comparison and interpretation of pattern evidence: Recommendations for forensic specialists', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 44, pp. 193 - 196, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2011.644260

Edmond G, 2012, 'Is reliability sufficient? The Law Commission and expert evidence in international and interdisciplinary perspective (Part1)', International Journal of Evidence and Proof, vol. 16, pp. 30 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/ijep.2012.16.1.391

Ligertwood A; Edmond G, 2012, 'Expressing evaluative forensic science opinions in a court of law', Law, Probability and Risk, vol. 11, pp. 289 - 302, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/lpr/mgs016

Ligertwood A; Edmond G, 2012, 'Discussion paper: A just measure of probability', Law, Probability and Risk, vol. 11, pp. 365 - 369, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/lpr/mgs023

Edmond G, 2012, 'Advice for the courts: A multidisciplinary advisory panel?', International Journal of Evidence & Proof, vol. 16, pp. 263 - 297

Edmond G; Martire K; Roque MS, 2011, 'Unsound law: Issues with ('expert') voice comparison evidence', Melbourne University Law Review, vol. 35, pp. 52 - 112

Edmond G; Roberts A, 2011, 'The law commission's report on expert evidence in criminal proceedings', Criminal Law Review, pp. 844 - 862

Edmond G, 2011, 'Actual innocents? Legal limitations and their implications for forensic science and medicine', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 43, pp. 177 - 212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450618.2011.555419

Edmond G, 2011, 'Review essay: The building blocks of forensic science and law: Recent work on DNA profiling (and photo comparison)', Social Studies of Science, vol. 41, pp. 127 - 152, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306312710379453

Edmond G; Roberts A, 2011, 'Procedural fairness, the criminal trial and forensic science and medicine', Sydney Law Review, vol. 33, pp. 359 - 394, http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=532320651299402;res=IELHSS

Roach ; Edmond G, 2011, 'A Contextual Approach to the Admissibility of the State’s Forensic Science and Medical Evidence', University of Toronto Law Journal, vol. 61, pp. 343 - 409, http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/university_of_toronto_law_journal/v061/61.3.edmond.html

Edmond G, 2011, 'The admissibility of incriminating expert opinion evidence in the US, England and Canada', Judicial Officers' Bulletin, vol. 23, pp. 67 - 70, http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/sites/law.unsw.edu.au/files/pre/f/docs/pubs/unsw_edmond_job.pdf

Edmond G; Martire K; Roque MS, 2011, ''Mere guesswork': Cross-Lingual Voice Comparisons and the Jury', SYDNEY LAW REVIEW, vol. 33, pp. 395 - 425, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000213733300004&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G; Kemp R; Porter G; Hamer D; Burton M; Biber K; San Roque M, 2010, 'Atkins v The Emperor: the 'cautious' use of unreliable 'expert' opinion', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF EVIDENCE & PROOF, vol. 14, pp. 146 - 166, http://dx.doi.org/10.1350/ijep.2010.14.2.349

Edmond G, 2010, 'Impartiality, efficiency or reliability? A critical response to expert evidence law and procedure in Australia', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 42, pp. 1 - 17, http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/staff/EdmondG/docs/ajfs_impartiality.pdf

Edmond G, 2010, 'Impartiality, efficiency or reliability? A critical response to expert evidence law and procedure in Australia', Australian Journal of Forensic Sciences, vol. 42, pp. 83 - 99, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00450610903258128

Edmond G, 2010, 'Suspect sciences? Evidentiary Problems with emerging technologies', International Journal of Digital Crime and Forensics, vol. 2, pp. 40 - 72, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/jdcf.2010010104

Edmond G; San Roque M, 2009, 'Quasi-justice: Ad hoc expertise and identification evidence', Criminal Law Journal, vol. 33, pp. 8 - 33

Edmond G; Biber ; Porter G; Kemp RI, 2009, 'Law's looking glass: expert identification evidence derived from photographic and video images', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol. 20, pp. 337 - 377

Edmond G, 2009, 'Merton and the hot tub: Scientific conventions and expert evidence in Australian civil procedure', Law and Contemporary Problems, vol. 72, pp. 159 - 189

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2009, 'Norms and Irony in the Biosciences: Ameliorating Critique in Synthetic Biology', LAW & LITERATURE, vol. 21, pp. 445 - 470, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/lal.2009.21.3.445

Edmond G, 2008, 'Secrets of the ¿Hot Tub¿: Expert Witnesses, Concurrent Evidence and Judge-led Law Reform in Australia', Civil Justice Quarterly, vol. 27, pp. 51 - 82

Edmond G, 2008, 'Expert Evidence', Oxford Companion to Law, pp. 436 - 437

Edmond G, 2008, 'Specialised Knowledge, the Exclusionary Discretions and Reliability: Reassessing Incriminating Expert Opinion Evidence', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 31, pp. 1 - 55

Edmond G, 2008, 'Judging the scientific and medical literature: Some legal implications of changes to biomedical research and publication', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 28, pp. 523 - 561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ojls/gqn021

Edmond G, 2007, 'Supersizing Daubert Science for Litigation and its implications for Legal Practice and Scientific Research', Villanova Law Review, vol. 52, pp. 857 - 924

Edmond G, 2006, 'Disorder with Law: Determining the Geographical Indication for the Coonawarra Wine Region.', Adelaide Law Review, vol. 27, pp. 59 - 183

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2006, 'Anti-social epistemologies', Social Studies of Science, vol. 36, pp. 843 - 853, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306312706067900

Betts S; Goodman-Delahunty J; Edmond G, 2006, 'Mock jurors' responses to expert medical testimony in a homicide trial', AUSTRALIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY, vol. 58, pp. 19 - 19, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000242541400063&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a

Edmond G, 2005, 'Judging Surveys: Experts, Empirical Evidence and Law Reform', Federal Law Review, vol. 33, pp. 95 - 139

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2004, 'Daubert and the exclusionary ethos: The convergence of corporate and judicial attitudes towards the admissibility of expert evidence in tort litigation', Law and Policy, vol. 26, pp. 231 - 257, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.0265-8240.2004.00011.x

Edmond G, 2004, 'Law and the uncooked - A reply', Oceania, vol. 75, pp. 60 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1834-4461.2004.tb02866.x

Edmond G, 2004, 'Thick decisions: Expertise, advocacy and reasonableness in the federal court of Australia', Oceania, vol. 74, pp. 190 - 230, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/j.1834-4461.2004.tb02850.x

Edmond G, 2003, 'After Objectivity: Expert Evidence and Procedural Reform', Sydney Law Review, vol. 25, pp. 131 - 163

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2002, 'Conjectures and exhumations: Citations of history, philosophy and sociology of science in US federal courts', Law and Literature, vol. 14, pp. 309 - 366, http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/lal.2002.14.2.309

Edmond G, 2002, 'Constructing miscarriages of justice: Misunderstanding the role of scientific evidence in high profile criminal appeals', Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, vol. 22, pp. 53 - 89

Edmond G, 2002, 'Legal Engineering', Social Studies of Science, vol. 32, pp. 371 - 412

Edmond G, 2002, 'Whigs in Court: Historiographical Problems with Expert Evidence', Yale Journal of Law and the Humanities, vol. 14, pp. 123 - 175

Edmond G, 2002, 'Legal engineering: Contested representations of law, science (and non-science) and society', Social Studies of Science, vol. 32, pp. 371 - 412, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0306312702032003002

Edmond G, 2001, 'The Law-Set: The Legal-Scientific Production of Medical Propriety', Science, Technology & Human Values, vol. 26, pp. 191 - 226, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/016224390102600204

Edmond G; Mercer D, 2000, 'Litigation life: Law-science knowledge construction in (Bendectin) mass toxic tort litigation', Social Studies of Science, vol. 30, pp. 265 - 316, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/030631200030002003

Edmond G, 2000, 'Judicial Representations of Scientific Evidence', Modern Law Review, vol. 63, pp. 216 - 251, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2230.00260

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1999, 'Juggling science: From polemic to pastiche', Social Epistemology, vol. 13, pp. 215 - 233, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/026917299298727

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, '`Recognising Daubert: What Judges should know about Falsificationism`', Expert Evidence, pp. 28 - 40

Edmond G, 1997, '`Beyond Good and Evil: Ideal Images of Science in the Law`', Judicial Officers' Bulletin, pp. 59 - 60

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, '`Scientific Literacy and the Jury`', Public Understanding of Science, pp. 329 - 359

Edmond G, 1997, 'Beyond Good and Evil: Idea. Images of Science in the Law', Judicial Officers' Bulletin, pp. 19 - 60

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, 'Recognising Daubert: What Judges Should Know About Falsification', Expert Evidence, pp. 29 - 42

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, '`The Secret Life of (Mass) Torts`', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 20, pp. 666 - 706

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, '`Keeping `Junk` History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science out of the Courtroom`', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 20, pp. 48 - 100

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, 'The Secret Life of (Mass) Torts: The `Bendectin Litigation` and the Construction of Law-Science Knowledges', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 20, pp. 666 - 706

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, 'Keeping `Junk` History, Philosophy and Sociology of Science Out of the Courtroom: Problems with The Reception of Daubert v Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals Inc', University of New South Wales Law Journal, vol. 20, pp. 48 - 100

Edmond G; Mercer D, 1997, 'Scientific literacy and the jury: reconsidering jury 'competence'', PUBLIC UNDERSTANDING OF SCIENCE, vol. 6, pp. 329 - 357, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/0963-6625/6/4/003

Reports

Edmond G, 2007, Pathological Science? Demonstrable Reliability and Expert Forensic Pathology Evidence, Government of Ontario, Pathological Science? Demonstrable Reliability and Expert Forensic Pathology Evidence

Fellow, Royal Society of New South Wales

2017-2020      ARC LP Creating perceptual expertise in Australia’s     A$364 188

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                        (Partners: Australian Federal Police; Queensland Police

                        Service; National Institute of Forensic Sciences; New

                        South Wales Police, Victoria Police)

                           Chief Investigator with Assoc. Prof. Jason Tangen (UQ)

                        and others.

2016-2018      ARC LP: Improving the communication of                      A$200 500

                        forensic science evidence to courts

                        (Partner: Victoria Police)

                        Chief Investigator with Dr Kristy Martire (UNSW)

2012-2015      ARC LP: Forensic reasoning and uncertainty                 A$430 000

                        (Partners: Australian Federal Police; Queensland Police

                        Service; National Institute of Forensic Sciences; New

                        South Wales Police, Victoria Police)

                        Chief Investigator with Assoc. Prof. Jason Tangen (UQ)

                        and others

2009-2013      ARC Future Fellowship: Suspect sciences                    A$761 981

                        Chief Investigator

2010-2013      ARC LP: Forensic Voice Comparison                              A$250 000

                        (Partners: School of Language, ANU; Engineering,

                        UNSW; Australian Federal Police; Queensland Police

                        Service; Victoria Police; Western Australian Police;

                        National Institute of Forensic Science; Guardia Civil,

                        Departamento de Ingeniería (Spain).)

                        Chief Investigator with Dr Geoffrey Morrison (UNSW)      

                        and others                                                                               

2007-2010      ARC Discovery Project: Law’s experts                          A$108 000

                        Chief Investigator

expert evidence, forensic science, science and law

Currently Teaching

I teach Courts, Procedure, Evidence and Proof, Introducing Law and Justice and the elective Expert Evidence