Peter Tillers

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Professor

55 Fifth Ave.

New York, NY 10003

United States

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

A Theory of Preliminary Fact Investigation

UC Davis Law Review, Vol. 24, p. 931, 1991
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Peter Tillers and David Schum
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and George Mason University
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The Structure and the Logic of Proof in Trials

Law, Probability and Risk, Vol. 10, p. 1, 2011, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 334
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 02 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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factual inference, evidential inference, logic of proof in trials, tacit inference, emergent intelligence

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United States V. Copeland: A Collateral Attack on the Legal Maxim that Proof Beyond a Reasonable Doubt is Unquantifiable?

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 160
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 10 Aug 2006
Peter Tillers and Jonathan Gottfried
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and Friedman, Kaplan, Seiler & Adelman LLP
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evidence, inference, proof, standard of persuasion, proof beyond a reasonable doubt, mathematics in trials, proof in criminal trials, trial by mathematics, proof and mathematics

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Trial by Mathematics – Reconsidered

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 333
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 31 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 15 May 2011
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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factual inference, mathematical argument about inference, formal argument about inference, Bayesianism

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Are There Universal Principles or Forms of Evidential Inference?

CRIME, PROCEDURE, AND EVIDENCE IN A COMPARATIVE AND INTERNATIONAL CONTEXT, J. Jackson, M. Langer & P. Tillers, eds., Hart Publishing, 2008, Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 215
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Dec 2007 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2012
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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evidence, inference, facts, legal proof, epistemology, inference networks, evidential argument, multistage inference, reconstruction of meaning, epistemology and ontology

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Bayes Wars Redivivus - An Exchange

International Commentary on Evidence, Vol. 8, No. 1, November 2010, The Pennsylvania State University Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36-2010
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 19 Nov 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
University of California Hastings College of the Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Seton Hall University School of Law, Pennsylvania State University, Penn State Law, Northwestern University Law School, University of Michigan Law School, Harvard Law School, University of Alabama School of Law and St. John's University School of Law
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evidence, relevance, probative value, inference, Bayes' rule, likelihood ratio

Legal History for a Dummy: A Comment on the Role of History in Judicial Interpretation of the Confrontation Clause

Cardozo Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 110
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Apr 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Confrontation Clause, Legal History, Misuse of Legal History

Legal History for a Dummy: A Comment on the Role of History in Judicial Interpretation of the Confrontation Clause

Brooklyn Law Review, Vol. 71, p. 235, 2005
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Confrontation Clause, Legal History, Misuse of Legal History

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The Value of Evidence in Law

Northern Ireland Law Quarterly, Vol. 39, p. 167, 1988
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Intellectual History, Probability, and the Law of Evidence

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 1465, 1993
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 25 Apr 2006 Last Revised: 23 Sep 2008
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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evidence, standard of proof, burden of proof, beyond a reasonable doubt, criminal procedure, proof in criminal trials, intellectual history and legal evidence, probability and evidence, probability and proof

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What is Wrong with Character Evidence?

Hastings Law Journal, Vol. 49, p. 781, 1998
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Introduction of William Twining

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 230, Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 871, 2008
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 16 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 27 Sep 2008
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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evidence, inference, jurisprudence, epistemology, philosophy

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Hearsay Logic

Minnesota Law Review, Vol 72, pp. 813-858, 1992
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Feb 2006
Peter Tillers and David Schum
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and George Mason University
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evidence, hearsay, multistage inference, probability, Bayesian logic

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Visualizing Evidence and Inference in Legal Settings

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Feb 2007
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Evidence, inference, graphs, visualization, computer-assisted evidence analysis, artificial intelligence

14.

Modern Theories of Relevancy, 1931-1981

WIGMORE ON EVIDENCE, Vol. 1A, Sec. 37, 1983
Number of pages: 180 Posted: 09 Jun 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Probability and Uncertainty in Law

Number of pages: 71 Posted: 07 Jun 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Probability, uncertainty, factual uncertainty, inference networks

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The Fabrication of Facts in Investigation and Adjudication

Number of pages: 60 Posted: 12 Feb 2007
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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evidence, law of evidence, fact investigation, logic of inference, logic of proof, logical dynamics of investigation

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Webs of Things in the Mind: A New Science of Evidence

Michigan Law Review, Vol. 87, pp. 1225-1258, 1989
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Feb 2006
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Evidence, inference, uncertainty, probability, logic, logical argument, subjective judgment, epistemology

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Picturing Factual Inference in Legal Settings

GERECHTIGKEITSWISSENSCHAFT: Kolloquium aus Anlass des 70. Geburtstages von Lothar Philipps, B. Schuenemann, M.-Th. Tinnefeld, R. Wittmann, eds., Berlin, 2005
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 28 Mar 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Evidence, inference, visualization, graphs, diagrams, charts

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Introduction: A Personal Perspective on 'Artificial Intelligence and Judicial Proof'

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 22, p. 1365, 2001; Republished as Making Sense of the Process of Proof in Litigation, M. MacCrimmon & P. Tillers, eds., THE DYNAMICS OF JUDICIAL PROOF: COMPUTATION, LOGIC, AND COMMON SENSE (Physica-Verlag, 2002)
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 May 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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Introduction to Symposium on Probability and Inference in the Law of Evidence: The Uses and Limits of Bayesianism

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 3-4, 1986
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 21 May 2008
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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evidence, inference, induction, factual proof, Bayesianism, Baconianism, epistemology, probability, philosophy

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United States V. Shonubi: A Statistical Oddity?

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. p. 1875, 1997
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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The Death of a Youth and of a Drunkard: A Remarkable Story of Habit and Character in New Jersey

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 05 Dec 2005 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2008
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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law of evidence, habit, character, prejudice

The Death of a Youth and of a Drunkard: A Remarkable Story of Habit and Character in New Jersey

EVIDENCE STORIES, Richard Lempert, ed., Foundation Press, 2006
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 27 Apr 2006
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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law of evidence, habit, character, prejudice

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Mapping Inferential Domains

Boston University Law Review, Vol. 66, No. 3-4, 1986
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 19 Jun 2008
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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evidence, inference, induction, proof, Bayesianism, Baconianism, epistemology, probability

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A Curious Document Recently Discovered in the Archives

Cardozo Law Review, Vol. 14, No. 149, pp. 149-163, 1992
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 20 Feb 2006
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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evidence, probability, Bayesianism, numbers and logic, stories and inference, New Evidence Scholarship

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Is Proof in Litigation Predictable?

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 13 Apr 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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decision making; planning; pretrial planning

If Wishes Were Horses: Discursive Comments on Attempts to Prevent Individuals from Being Unfairly Burdened by Their Reference Classes

Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 112
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 23 Nov 2010
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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inference, proof, evidence, prejudice

If Wishes Were Horses: Discursive Comments on Attempts to Prevent Individuals from Being Unfairly Burdened by Their Reference Classes

Law, Probability and Risk, Vol. 4, pp. 33-49, 2003
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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inference, epistemology, reference classes, reference class problem, group behaviour, individualization, individuated inference, narcotics, criminal punishment, guilt by association

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The Dynamics of Judicial Proof: Computation, Logic, and Common Sense

Series: Studies in Fuzziness and Soft Computing, Vol. 94 (2002)
Posted: 08 Nov 2013
Marilyn MacCrimmon and Peter Tillers
University of British Columbia (UBC), Faculty of Law and Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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Artificial Intelligence, Decision Theory, Judicial Proof, Legal Reasoning, Philosophy of Law, Probability Theory

Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 72
1.

Rethinking Relevancy

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 08 Apr 2005 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2008
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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