Science on Trial in Italy

Hank has some thoughts on the news that several Italian scientists who were convicted of 29 counts manslaughter for making an “inadequate risk-assessment” before an earthquake.

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References
Nature’s Statement: http://www.nature.com/news/shock-and-law-1.11643
Top Scientists Resigning: http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hgHYMt0RlaWTj9auQhUgx4ibC5wQ?docId=CNG.bffad396104a93be5f736ad6dfe206e9.5e1
Italy Corruption: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corruption_Perceptions_Index

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