Introduction to Symposium on Probability and Inference in the Law of Evidence: The Uses and Limits of Bayesianism

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Peter Tillers

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Abstract

Introduction to a Seminal Issue of the Boston University Law Review on the Use of Various Formal Theories - including Probability Theory and Bayes' Theorem - to Dissect Factual Inference and Proof in Litigation

Keywords: evidence, inference, induction, factual proof, Bayesianism, Baconianism, epistemology, probability, philosophy

Suggested Citation

Tillers, Peter, 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. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1135012

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