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Could the implications of science advice, and the policies that follow from it, be decided by a citizen jury following a courtroom battle between scientific adversaries?

A display of scientific authority, confidence and consensus might seem to inspire trust — but that is a risky move. If there’s one failure, trust is destroyed and it can be very hard to get it back.

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