Witness Testimony Evidence: Argumentation and the Law

Witness Testimony Evidence: Argumentation and the Law

by Douglas Walton
     
 

Walton provides an introduction to argumentation theory and artificial intelligence as applied to the analysis and evaluation of witness testimony.See more details below

Overview

Walton provides an introduction to argumentation theory and artificial intelligence as applied to the analysis and evaluation of witness testimony.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521707701
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Witness testimony as argumentation; 2. Plausible reasoning in legal argumentation; 3. Scripts, stories, and anchored narratives; 4. Computational dialectics; 5. Witness examination as peirastic dialogue; 6. A dialectical model of the fair trial; 7. Supporting and attacking witness testimony.

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