Research Data and the Law: Does a Researcher Privilege Exist
This paper will discuss cases in which litigants have sought access to research data and the efforts by researchers to claim a researcher privilege. It will also discuss legally available strategies, such as certificates of confidentiality, which may provide a defense to discovery efforts. Finally, the paper will discuss the implications of these legal developments for consent forms used in obtaining participation in research studies.
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the annual meeting of the American Psychology - Law Society, Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver, BC, Canada, Mar 18, 2010
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Stiles, Paul and Petrila, John, "Research Data and the Law: Does a Researcher Privilege Exist" (2010). Mental Health Law & Policy Faculty Publications. 481.