Evidence, Proof, and Facts
– A Book of Sources
   
 
Författare:Murphy Peter
Titel:Evidence, Proof, and Facts – A Book of Sources
Utgivningsår:2003
Omfång:602 sid.
Förlag:Oxford University Press
ISBN:0199261954
Ämnesord:Processrätt

Pris: 743 SEK exkl. moms
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Preface
Table of Works Represented, with Abbreviations Used
Evidence, Proof, and Facts: Introductory Essay

1 The Concept of Evidence and the Law of Evidence
SECTION 1: WHAT IS EVIDENCE?
SECTION 2: DEVELOPMENT OF THE LAW OF EVIDENCE
SECTION 3: ARE EXCLUSIONARY RULES OF EVIDENCE NEEDED?
SECTION 4: THE PHILOSOPHY UNDERLYING THE LAW OF EVIDENCE: OPTIMISTIC RATIONALISM

2 Logic and Rhetoric
SECTION 1: LOGIC, DEDUCTIVE REASONING, AND THE SYLLOGISM
SECTION 2: REJECTION OF THE SYLLOGISM AS A SCIENTIFIC METHOD
SECTION 3: LOGIC, INDUCTIVE REASONING, AND INFERENCES FROM EVIDENCE
SECTION 4: LOGICAL FALLACIES
SECTION 5: DIALECTIC AND RHETORIC

3 Judicial Reasoning About Facts
SECTION 1: RELEVANCE
SECTION 2: DIRECT AND CIRCUMSTANTIAL EVIDENCE
SECTION 3: THE PROCESS OF JUDICIAL REASONING
SECTION 4: PROBATIVE VALUE AND WEIGHT
SECTION 5: GENERALIZATIONS

4 Causation
SECTION 1: PHILOSOPHICAL BASIS FOR THEORY OF CAUSE AND EFFECT
SECTION 2: CAUSE AND EFFECT AS BASIS FOR INFERENCE FROM EVIDENCE
SECTION 3: LEGAL APPLICATIONS OF CAUSATION

5 The Standard of Proof
SECTION 1: RELATIONSHIP OF INDUCTIVE REASONING TO STANDARDS OF PROOF
SECTION 2: PROOF BY A PREPONDERANCE OF THE EVIDENCE
SECTION 3: PROOF BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT
SECTION 4: DECISION THEORY IN RELATION TO STANDARDS OF PROOF

6 Theories of Probability
SECTION 1: PROBABILITY THEORIES GENERALLY
SECTION 2: PROBABILITY APPLIED TO HUMAN CONDUCT AND CREDIBILITY
SECTION 3: THE PRINCIPLE OF INDIFFERENCE

7 Probability: Issues of Mathematics
SECTION 1: MATHEMATICAL PROBABILITY CALCULUS
SECTION 2: REVISION OF PROBABILITY ESTIMATES IN LIGHT OF NEW EVIDENCE: BAYES' RULE
SECTION 3: MATHEMATICS IN THE COURTROOM

8 Probability: Mathematical and Non-Mathematical Models
SECTION 1: MON-MATHEMATICAL PROBABILITY MODELS
SECTION 2: PASCAL OR BACON? THE GREAT DEBATE

9 Alternative Epistemologies of Evidence
SECTION 1: CHANCE AND ACAUSAL CONNECTIONS
SECTION 2: THE OLDER MODES OF PROOF
SECTION 3: A WOMAN'S PERSPECTIVE

APPENDIX 1: INFERENCE NETWORKS AND THE CHARTING OF EVIDENCE
APPENDIX 2: SOME COMMONLY USED HYPOTHETICALS

Index
 
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