Peter Tillers

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

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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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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
UC Hastings Law, Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Seton Hall University School of Law, PSU - Penn State Law (University Park), Northwestern University Pritzker School of Law, University of Michigan Law School, Harvard Law School, Georgetown University Law Center and St. John's University School of Law
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evidence, relevance, probative value, inference, Bayes' rule, likelihood ratio

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

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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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?

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

13.

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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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

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

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 04 May 2005
Peter Tillers
Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law
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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 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?

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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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

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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

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: 87
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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