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Introduction of William Twining

8 Pages Posted: 16 Mar 2008 Last revised: 27 Sep 2008

Peter Tillers

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Date Written: March 10, 2008


In January 2008 the Evidence Section of the Association of American Law Schools awarded William Twining an inaugural John Henry Wigmore Lifetime Achievement Award in Evidence. This paper is a slightly-expanded version of Peter Tillers' oral introduction of William Twining at the Evidence Section's luncheon. The paper comments on Twining's importance for the study of evidence and inference and for jurisprudence and legal theory in general.

Keywords: evidence, inference, jurisprudence, epistemology, philosophy

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Tillers, Peter, Introduction of William Twining (March 10, 2008). Cardozo Legal Studies Research Paper No. 230; Seton Hall Law Review, Vol. 38, p. 871, 2008. Available at SSRN:

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