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United States lawyer involved in several famous court trials (1881-1954) Arthur Garfield Hays , Hays
theoretical distribution of the number of successes in a finite set of independent trials with a constant probability of success Bernoulli distribution , binomial distribution
resort town in northeast Florida on the Atlantic coast; hard white beaches have been used for automobile speed trials Daytona Beach
two trials for one offense double jeopardy
operant conditioning that pairs a response with a reinforcement in discrete trials; reinforcement occurs only after the response is given instrumental conditioning
United States gynecologist and devout Catholic who conducted the first clinical trials of the oral contraceptive pill (1890-1984) John Rock , Rock
(law) criminal intent; the thoughts and intentions behind a wrongful act (including knowledge that the act is illegal); often at issue in murder trials malice aforethought , mens rea
mouse with a genetic defect that prevents them from growing hair and also prevents them from immunologically rejecting human cells and tissues; widely used in preclinical trials nude mouse
city in southeastern Germany; site of Allied trials of Nazi war criminals (1945-46) Nuremberg , Nurnberg
large clinical trial of a treatment or drug that in phase I and phase II has been shown to be efficacious with tolerable side effects; after successful conclusion of these clinical trials it will receive formal approval from the FDA phase III , phase III clinical trial
sometimes the FDA approves a drug for general use but requires the manufacturer to continue to monitor its effects; during this phase the drug may be tried on slightly different patient populations than those studied in earlier trials phase IV , phase IV clinical trials
theoretical distribution that is a good approximation to the binomial distribution when the probability is small and the number of trials is large Poisson distribution
city in northeastern Massachusetts; site of the witchcraft trials in 1692 Salem
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