I cannot stop without calling attention to the extraordinary condition of the law which makes it possible for a man without any knowledge of even the rudiments of chemistry to pass upon such questions as these... How long we shall continue to blunder along without the aid of unpartisan and authoritative scientific assistance in the administration of justice, no one knows; but all fair persons not conventionalized by provincial legal habits of mind ought, I should think, unite to effect some such advance.
Parke-Davis & Co. v. H.K. Mulford Co., 189 F. 95,115 (C.C.S.D.N.Y. 1911), affd in part, rev'd in part, 196 F. 496 (2d Cir. 1912).
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