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Thinking about Evidence1

DAVID LAGNADO

in Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264843
eISBN:
9780191754050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This chapter argues that people reason about legal evidence using small-scale qualitative networks. These cognitive networks are typically qualitative and incomplete, and based on people's causal ... More


Genocide on Trial: War Crimes Trials and the Formation of Holocaust History and Memory

Donald Bloxham

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198208723
eISBN:
9780191717017
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208723.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

When the Allies decided to try German war criminals at the end of World War II they were attempting not only to punish the guilty but also to create a record of what had happened in Europe. This book ... More


Knowledge in a Social World

Alvin I. Goldman

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198238201
eISBN:
9780191597527
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198238207.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

A certain conception of social epistemology is articulated and applied to numerous social arenas. This conception retains epistemology's traditional interest in truth and reliable inquiry, but ... More


Making Time: Temporalities of Law, Healing, and Sexual Violence

Sameena Mulla

in The Violence of Care: Rape Victims, Forensic Nurses, and Sexual Assault Intervention

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479800315
eISBN:
9781479878901
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479800315.003.0003
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This chapter examines how time is worked during forensic interventions and how institutional temporality differs from the ways in which sexual assault victims narrate their experiences in time. More ... More


Australia’s First “First People”

Miranda Johnson

in The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600020
eISBN:
9780190600051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600020.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 2 focuses on the first native title claim made in an Australian court, the Gove land rights case of 1971. Describing the leading figures involved in the case, it examines why Yolngu people in ... More


Frontier Justice and Self-Determination in Canada’s North

Miranda Johnson

in The Land Is Our History: Indigeneity, Law, and the Settler State

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190600020
eISBN:
9780190600051
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600020.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Chapter 3 examines the first collective land claim by Dene people in Canada’s Northwest Territories in 1973. Threatened by a proposed oil and gas pipeline, Dene people pursued land rights in a period ... More


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