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The Law's Flaws: Rethinking Trials and Errors?


This is a book about the law's failure as a system of empirical inquiry. While the US Supreme Court repeatedly says that the aim of a trial is to find out the truth about a crime, there is abundant evidence that many of the rules of evidence and legal procedure are not truth-conducive. Quite the contrary; many are truth-thwarting. Relevant evidence of defendant's guilt is often excluded; reasonable inferences from the available evidence are likewise often excluded. When a defendant elects not to testify, jurors are told to ...

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The Law's Flaws: Rethinking Trials and Errors?
2016, College Publications

ISBN-13: 9781848901995

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