The Effect of Legal Culture and Proof in Decisions to Prosecute
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
This article identifies a range of ideal-type models of prosecutorial fact finding that may be discovered across a range of different countries and examines how these contribute to various cognitive errors and biases. It concludes by considering various means of minimizing the risk of error and bias.
Keywords: ideal-type models, prosecutorial fact-finding, cognitive errors, cognitive biases
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