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Mind The Analytical Gap! Tracing A Fault Line In Daubert, Susan Haack Jan 2016

Mind The Analytical Gap! Tracing A Fault Line In Daubert, Susan Haack

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Do Sexually Violent Predator Laws Violate Double Jeopardy Or Substantive Due Process? An Empirical Inquiry, Tamara Rice Lave, Justin Mccrary Jan 2013

Do Sexually Violent Predator Laws Violate Double Jeopardy Or Substantive Due Process? An Empirical Inquiry, Tamara Rice Lave, Justin Mccrary

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Empirical Fallacies Of Evidence Law: A Critical Look At The Admission Of Prior Sex Crimes, Tamara Rice Lave, Aviva Orenstein Jan 2013

Empirical Fallacies Of Evidence Law: A Critical Look At The Admission Of Prior Sex Crimes, Tamara Rice Lave, Aviva Orenstein

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In a significant break with traditional evidence rules and policies, Federal Rules of Evidence 413-414 allow jurors to use the accused's prior sexual misconduct as evidence of character and propensity to commit the sex crime charged. As reflected in their legislative history, these propensity rules rest on the assumption that sexual predators represent a small number of highly deviant and recidivistic offenders. This view of who commits sex crimes justified the passage of the sex-crime propensity rules and continues to influence their continuing adoption among the states and the way courts assess such evidence under Rule 403. In depending ...


A Match Made On Earth: Getting Real About Science And The Law, Susan Haack Jan 2013

A Match Made On Earth: Getting Real About Science And The Law, Susan Haack

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Modern legal systems increasingly depend on scientific testimony; but they also need somehow to ensure, so far as possible, that fact-finders aren't misled by highly speculative, poorly-conducted, or dishonestly-presented science. The Critical Common-sensist understanding of science that the author has developed in Defending Science and elsewhere sheds some light on why these interactions between law and science have proven so problematic. But Ms. Acharya's approach to these difficult issues rests on a flawed conception of the supposed "scientific method, " and an idea of legal "legitimacy" too weak to bear the weight she places on it; and her claim ...


Federal Philosophy Of Science: A Deconstruction- And A Reconstruction, Susan Haack Jan 2010

Federal Philosophy Of Science: A Deconstruction- And A Reconstruction, Susan Haack

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The Majestic And The Mundane: The Two Creation Stories Of The Exclusionary Rule, Scott E. Sundby, Lucy B. Ricca Jan 2010

The Majestic And The Mundane: The Two Creation Stories Of The Exclusionary Rule, Scott E. Sundby, Lucy B. Ricca

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Irreconcilable Differences? The Troubled Marriage Of Science And Law, Susan Haack Jan 2009

Irreconcilable Differences? The Troubled Marriage Of Science And Law, Susan Haack

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Proving Causation: The Holism Of Warrant And The Atomism Of Daubert, Susan Haack Jan 2008

Proving Causation: The Holism Of Warrant And The Atomism Of Daubert, Susan Haack

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Of Truth, In Science And In Law, Susan Haack Jan 2008

Of Truth, In Science And In Law, Susan Haack

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What's Wrong With Litigation-Driven Science? An Essay In Legal Epistemology, Susan Haack Jan 2008

What's Wrong With Litigation-Driven Science? An Essay In Legal Epistemology, Susan Haack

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Peer Review And Publication: Lessons For Lawyers, Susan Haack Jan 2007

Peer Review And Publication: Lessons For Lawyers, Susan Haack

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Epistemology Legalized: Or, Truth, Justice, And The American Way, Susan Haack Jan 2004

Epistemology Legalized: Or, Truth, Justice, And The American Way, Susan Haack

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Protecting The Citizen Whilst He Is Quiet: Suspicionless Searches, Special Needs And General Warrants, Scott E. Sundby Jan 2004

Protecting The Citizen Whilst He Is Quiet: Suspicionless Searches, Special Needs And General Warrants, Scott E. Sundby

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The Capital Jury And Empathy: The Problem Of Worthy And Unworthy Victims, Scott E. Sundby Jan 2003

The Capital Jury And Empathy: The Problem Of Worthy And Unworthy Victims, Scott E. Sundby

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Trials And Tribulations: Science In The Law, Susan Haack Jan 2003

Trials And Tribulations: Science In The Law, Susan Haack

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On Generalizations I: A Preliminary Exploration, Terence J. Anderson Jan 1999

On Generalizations I: A Preliminary Exploration, Terence J. Anderson

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Refocusing The New Evidence Scholarship : A Comment On Robert S. Thompson's "Decision, Disciplined Inferences And The Adversary Process", Terence J. Anderson Jan 1991

Refocusing The New Evidence Scholarship : A Comment On Robert S. Thompson's "Decision, Disciplined Inferences And The Adversary Process", Terence J. Anderson

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