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About Sheila Jasanoff

Sheila Jasanoff is Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government. Trained in law at Harvard Law School, she has written many books and articles on the role of science and technology in the authority structures of modern democratic societies.

Articles by Sheila Jasanoff

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Francesc Badia i Dalmases is Editor and Director of democraciaAbierta.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Hard facts and soft law: what's the evidence?

Before taking action in Iraq, the United States is writing a new chapter in the law of nations, by recognising the need for evidence. But the factual cornerstone for Bush’s policy remains contested.
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