Mark Spottswood

Florida State University College of Law

Associate Professor

425 W. Jefferson Street

Tallahassee, FL Florida 32306

United States

http://www.law.fsu.edu/our-faculty/profiles/spottswood

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Falsity, Insincerity and the Freedom of Expression

Number of pages: 78 Posted: 14 Jan 2008
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Free Speech, Speech and Press, False, Insincere, Lies, Fraud, Misleading, Deceptive, First Amendment, Epistemology, Social Veritistic Epistemology, Implicature

Falsity, Insincerity, and the Freedom of Expression

William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal, Vol. 16, No. 4, 2008
Number of pages: 76 Posted: 08 May 2008
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Free Speech, Speech and Press, False, Insincere, Lies, Fraud, Misleading, Deceptive, First Amendment, Epistemology, Social Veritistic Epistemology, Implicature

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Live Hearings and Paper Trials

Florida State University Law Review, Vol. 38, No. 4, p. 827, 2011
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 09 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 18 Oct 2011
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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presence, demeanor, hearings, trial on the papers, fact-finding, procedural justice, bias, deception

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Evidence-Based Litigation Reform

University of Louisville Law Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, 2012, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 554
Number of pages: 75 Posted: 04 Oct 2011 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2012
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Bridging the Gap Between Bayesian and Story-Comparison Models of Juridical Inference

13 Law, Probability & Risk 47 (2014), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 598, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 12-12
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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The Hidden Structure of Fact-Finding

64 Case Western Reserve Law Review 131 (2013), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 627
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 02 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 08 Jul 2014
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Ordering Proof: Beyond Adversarial and Inquisitorial Trial Structures

83 Tenn. L. Rev. 291 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 739
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 07 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Aug 2017
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Emotional Fact-Finding

63 Kansas Law Review 41 (2014), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 685
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 13 Jun 2014 Last Revised: 20 Dec 2014
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Unraveling the Conjunction Paradox

15 Law, Probability and Risk 259 (2016) , FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 792
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 07 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 23 Dec 2016
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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conjunction paradox, probability, evidence, burdens of proof, fact-finding, Bayesian, inference to the best explanation, belief functions

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Signal vs. Noise: Some Comments on Professor Stein's Theory of Evidential Efficiency

66 Alabama Law Review 471 (2015), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 704, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 14-8
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 27 Jun 2015
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Continuous Burdens of Proof

Nevada Law Journal, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 905
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2020
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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burden of proof, fact-finding, probability, wrongful convictions, error costs, deterrence, equality, spoliation, jury, judge, continuous

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The Perils of Productivity

48 New Eng. L. Rev. 503 (2014), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 660, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 13 Dec 2014
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Truth, Lies, and the Confrontation Clause

University of Colorado Law Review, Forthcoming, FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 857
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 22 Aug 2017
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Confrontation Clause, hearsay, evidence, deception, lying, perjury, accuracy, trials

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On the Limitations of Unitary Models of the Proof Process

FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 896, FSU College of Law, Law, Business & Economics Paper No. 18-13
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Oct 2018
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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Evidence, Bayesian, Probabilistic, Explanatory, Inference to the Best Explanation, Fact-Finding, Judges, Juries, Trials

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Proof Discontinuities and Civil Settlements

Theoretical Inquiries in Law (2020 Forthcoming), FSU College of Law, Public Law Research Paper No. 924
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 22 May 2020
Mark Spottswood
Florida State University College of Law
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trials, settlements, evidence, burden of proof, liability, simulation