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Was the baby shaken? Evidence, expertise and legal epistemology in english criminal trials

Dr. Paul Roberts, University of Nottingham, organizes his lecture in the following points: Introduction: sources of anxiety and dispute; 1. Case histories. 2. Institutional context and normative framework. a) Apellate review of criminal convenctions, b) Error of law, c) Trial by jury, d) Precedent, law and fact. 3. Enduring epistemic challenges (science, experts and forensic proof). a) Medical evidence in forensic context, b) Scientific uncertainty and disagreement between experts, c) Conflicts of experts authority and witness credibility. Conclusion: doing justice to expert evidence and scientific proof

Universitat de Girona. Grup de Recerca en Filosofia del Dret

Author: Roberts, Paul
Date: 2011 May 27
Abstract: Dr. Paul Roberts, University of Nottingham, organizes his lecture in the following points: Introduction: sources of anxiety and dispute; 1. Case histories. 2. Institutional context and normative framework. a) Apellate review of criminal convenctions, b) Error of law, c) Trial by jury, d) Precedent, law and fact. 3. Enduring epistemic challenges (science, experts and forensic proof). a) Medical evidence in forensic context, b) Scientific uncertainty and disagreement between experts, c) Conflicts of experts authority and witness credibility. Conclusion: doing justice to expert evidence and scientific proof
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Citation: Roberts, P. (2011). Was the baby shaken? Evidence, expertise and legal epistemology in english criminal trials. A ’Standards of proof and scientific evidence’. Girona: Universitat. [Consulta 6 juny 2011]. Disponible a: http://hdl.handle.net/10256.1/2096
Document access: http://hdl.handle.net/10256.1/2096
Language: eng
Publisher: Universitat de Girona. Grup de Recerca en Filosofia del Dret
Collection: Standards of proof and scientific evidence
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Subject: Prova (Dret) -- Congressos
Evidence (Law) -- Congresses
Dret -- Filosofia -- Congressos
Law -- Philosophy -- Congresses
Title: Was the baby shaken? Evidence, expertise and legal epistemology in english criminal trials
Type: info:eu-repo/semantics/lecture
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