Analysis of Evidence / Edition 2

Analysis of Evidence / Edition 2

by Terence Anderson, David Schum, William Twining
     
 

ISBN-10: 052167316X

ISBN-13: 9780521673167

Pub. Date: 07/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This extensively revised second edition covers the basic concepts and principles underlying the logic of proof; the uses and dangers of story-telling; probabilities and proof; the chart method and other methods of analyzing and ordering evidence. They are utilized in fact-investigation, preparing for trial, and in connection with other important decisions in legal

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Overview

This extensively revised second edition covers the basic concepts and principles underlying the logic of proof; the uses and dangers of story-telling; probabilities and proof; the chart method and other methods of analyzing and ordering evidence. They are utilized in fact-investigation, preparing for trial, and in connection with other important decisions in legal processes and criminal investigation and intelligence analysis. Most of the chapters in the new edition have been rewritten; the treatment of fact investigation, probabilities and narrative has been extended; and new examples and exercises have been added.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521673167
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Series:
Law in Context Series
Edition description:
Revised Edition
Pages:
436
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

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Table of Contents

1. Evidence and inference: some food for thought; 2. Fact investigation and the nature of evidence; 3. Principles of proof; 4. Methods of analysis; 5. The chart method; 6. Outlines, chronologies and narrative; 7. Analysing the decided case: anatomy of a cause célèbre; 8. Evaluating evidence; 9. Probabilities, weight and probative force; 10. Necessary but dangerous: generalizations and stories in argumentation about facts; 11. The principles of proof and the law of evidence; 12. The trial lawyer's standpoint.

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