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Koehler on errors in probabilistic reasoning about forensic science evidence

Jonathan J. Koehler has published Forensic Fallacies and a Famous Judge, Jurimetrics Journal, 54, 211–219 (2014). Here is the abstract: Probabilistic reasoning in the law is replete with well-documented errors and pitfalls. The errors include the prosecutor and defense attorney … Continue reading

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Vlek et al.: Building Bayesian networks for legal evidence with narratives: A case study evaluation

Charlotte S. Vlek, Henry Prakken, Silja Renooij, and Bart Verheij, have published Building Bayesian networks for legal evidence with narratives: a case study evaluation, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: In a criminal trial, evidence is … Continue reading

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Fenton et al.: Calculating the value of match evidence when there are potential testing errors

Professor Dr. Norman Fenton, Professor Dr. Martin Neil, and Dr. Anne Hsu, all of Queen Mary University of London, have published Calculating and understanding the value of any type of match evidence when there are potential testing errors, forthcoming in … Continue reading

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Lagnado, Fenton, and Neil: Legal idioms: A framework for evidential reasoning

Dr. David A. Lagnado of University College London, and Professor Dr. Norman Fenton and Professor Dr. Martin Neil, both of Queen Mary University of London, have published Legal idioms: A framework for evidential reasoning, Argument & Computation 4(1), 46-63 (2013). … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Special issue of AI & Law on Computational Methods for Enforcing Privacy and Fairness

Dr. Thomas F. Gordon of Fraunhofer Institute for Open Communications Systems (FOKUS) tells us that a call for papers has been issued for a special issue of the journal Artificial Intelligence and Law on the topic, “Computational Methods for Enforcing … Continue reading

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Walton: Argument from analogy in legal rhetoric

Professor Dr. Douglas Walton of the University of Windsor has published Argument from analogy in legal rhetoric, forthcoming in Artificial Intelligence and Law. Here is the abstract: This paper applies recent work on scripts and stories developed as tools of … Continue reading

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Griffin on Narrative, Truth and Trial

Professor Lisa Kern Griffin of Duke University Law School has published Narrative, Truth & Trial, 101 Georgetown Law Journal 281 (2012). Here is that abstract: This article critically evaluates the relationship between constructing narratives and achieving factual accuracy at trials. … Continue reading

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