The Nature of Juridical Proof: Probability as a Tool in Plausible Reasoning

Forthcoming 21 Int. J. Evidence & Proof 133 (2017)

15 Pages Posted: 8 Jun 2017  

Date Written: April 13, 2017

Abstract

The different contexts of forensic science and juridical decision making are explored to identify the nature of juridical proof, the role of formalized probability theory in it, and how factual inquiry proceeds in the differing domains.

Keywords: Plausibility, probability, Bayes Theory, juridical proof, forensic science

Suggested Citation

Allen, Ronald J., The Nature of Juridical Proof: Probability as a Tool in Plausible Reasoning (April 13, 2017). Forthcoming 21 Int. J. Evidence & Proof 133 (2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2982121

Ronald Jay Allen (Contact Author)

Northwestern University Law School ( email )

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