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Evidence matters : science, proof, and truth in the law

Author: Susan Haack; Cambridge University Press.
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, [2015], 2014.
Series: Law in Context.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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With her characteristic clarity and verve, Susan Haack brings her original and distinctive work in theory of knowledge and philosophy of science to bear on real-life legal issues. She includes  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Haack; Cambridge University Press.
ISBN: 9781107039964 1107039967 9781107698345 1107698340
OCLC Number: 932235293
Notes: Na dok. rok wyd. 2014, faktyczny rok wyd.: 2015 - informacja od Lightning Source UK, UKOW06f0417201015.
Description: XXVI, 416, [1] s. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Epistemology and the law of evidence: problems and projects; 2. Epistemology legalized: or, truth, justice, and the American way; 3. Legal probabilism: an epistemological dissent; 4. Irreconcilable differences? The troubled marriage of science and law; 5. Trial and error: two confusions in Daubert; 6. Federal philosophy of science: a deconstruction - and a reconstruction; 7. Peer review and publication: lessons for lawyers; 8. What's wrong with litigation-driven science?; 9. Proving causation: the weight of combined evidence; 10. Correlation and causation: the 'Bradford Hill Criteria' in epidemiological, legal, and epistemological perspective; 11. Risky business: statistical proof of specific causation; 12. Nothing fancy: some simple truths about truth in the law.
Series Title: Law in Context.
Responsibility: Susan Haack.

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