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Title Legal evidence and proof : statistics, stories, logic / edited by Hendrik Kaptein, Henry Prakken, Bart Verheij
Published Farnham, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2009]
©2009

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Description vi, 288 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Applied legal philosophy
Applied legal philosophy.
Contents Burdens of evidence and proof : why bear them? : a plea for principled opportunism in (leaving) legal fact-finding (alone) / Hendrik Kaptein -- The fabrication of facts : the lure of the incredible coincidence / Ton Derksen and Monica Meijsing -- Decision-making in the forensic arena / Ton Broeders -- Analyzing stories using schemes / Floris Bex -- The evaluation of evidence : differences between legal systems / Marijke Malsch and Ian Freckelton -- Inference to the best legal explanation / Amalia Amaya -- Accepting the truth of a story about the facts of a criminal case / Bart Verheij and Floris Bex -- Rigid anarchic principles of evidence and proof : anomist panaceas against legal pathologies of proceduralism / Hendrik Kaptein -- A logical analysis of burdens of proof / Henry Prakken and Giovanni Sartor -- Twelve angry men or one good woman? : asymmetric relations in evidentiary reasoning / Burkhard Schafer
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Evidence (Law)
Evidence, Criminal.
Author Kaptein, Hendrik.
Prakken, Henry.
Verheij, Bart.
LC no. 2008033518
ISBN 9780754676201 (alk. paper)
075467620X (alk. paper)