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Author Nicolson, Donald, author
Title Evidence and proof in Scotland : context and critique / Donald Nicolson
Imprint Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2019]
book jacket
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 人文社會聯圖  KDC888 .N53 2019    AVAILABLE    30660020211152
Descript xv, 378 pages ; 24 cm
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Note Includes bibliographical references and index
This is the first textbook to set Scots evidence law against a modern backdrop of legal and empirical research. It examines the non-legal dimensions of evidence and proof through the lens of legal philosophy, procedure, sociology, science and psychology to analyse the contexts that affect the handling of facts and the process of proof
Introduction : facts in law -- The theoretical context : truth, reason and justice -- The procedural context : truth, justice and institutional design -- The sociological context : truth, justice and institutional practices -- The scientific context : truth, reason and expertise -- The psychological context I : witnesses and truth -- The psychological context II : reason, narrative and proof
Subject Evidence (Law) -- Scotland
Evidence (Law) fast (OCoLC)fst00917186
Scotland. fast (OCoLC)fst01206715
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