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Intellectual History, Probability, and the Law of Evidence

26 Pages Posted: 25 Apr 2006 Last revised: 23 Sep 2008

Peter Tillers

Yeshiva University - Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law

Abstract

This review essay discusses the relationship between the intellectual history of the reasonable doubt standard and the question of current function of the reasonable doubt standard.

Keywords: evidence, standard of proof, burden of proof, beyond a reasonable doubt, criminal procedure, proof in criminal trials, intellectual history and legal evidence, probability and evidence, probability and proof

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Tillers, Peter, Intellectual History, Probability, and the Law of Evidence. Michigan Law Review, Vol. 91, p. 1465, 1993. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=898741

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