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The López-Villarreal Family: Three Convicted Judaizers (1516–1521)

Renée Levine Melammed

in Heretics or Daughters of Israel?: The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195151671
eISBN:
9780199849215
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195151671.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

The chapter examines in detail the trial and witnesses' testimonies of one family accused of Judaizing. To develop patterns of behavior and analyze particular tendencies, excerpts from Inquisition ... More


Documenting Violence

Fielding NigelG

in Courting Violence: Offences Against the Person Cases in Court

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199279357
eISBN:
9780191700057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279357.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

In analysing the realities of incidences of violence, the courts make use of three different basic forms of evidence: documentary evidence, ‘real’ evidence, and witness testimony. In this chapter we ... More


The Rise and Fall of Perjury Prosecutions

Wendie Ellen Schneider

in Engines of Truth: Producing Veracity in the Victorian Courtroom

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780300125665
eISBN:
9780300216554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125665.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter investigates the midcentury turn to perjury prosecutions as the main guarantor of testimonial veracity, and the prosecution of perjurers over the ensuing decades, revealing how a ... More


C. I. Lewis's Radical Justification of Memory

Erik J. Olsson

in Against Coherence: Truth, Probability, and Justification

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2005
ISBN:
9780199279999
eISBN:
9780191602665
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199279993.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

C. I. Lewis’s coherence (congruence) justification of memory is examined with respect to how well it can accommodate the troublesome facts uncovered in Ch. 2. Lewis draws on a presumed parallel ... More


Proving the Case

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The chapter argues that over the course of the seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries, medical testimony was increasingly sought in coroners’ inquests and that by at least the late sixteenth and ... More


The right to property: dowry restitution in fifteenth-century Valencia

Dana Wessell Lightfoot

in Women, dowries and agency: Marriage in fifteenth-century Valencia

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780719089466
eISBN:
9781781706633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089466.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

The final chapter of this book uses evidence from the court of the civil justice and the court of the governor to examine wives’ claims against their husbands for the restitution of their dowries. It ... More


Witnesses to Forced Monachization

Anne Jacobson Schutte

in By Force and Fear: Taking and Breaking Monastic Vows in Early Modern Europe

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449772
eISBN:
9780801463174
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449772.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter addresses another aspect of the handling of petitions in the Holy Congregation of the Council (Sacra Congregazione del Concilio, SCC), witness testimony. Evidence put before the ... More


Peter Weiss

Sonja Boos

in Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany: Toward a Public Discourse on the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453601
eISBN:
9780801471957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453601.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines Peter Weiss's critical reflections on witness testimony by reading Die Ermittlung (The Investigation), his theatrical representation of the Frankfurt or Auschwitz trial. It ... More


Master Nicolau Laurens and the Mercenary Invasion of 1357–1358

Nicole Archambeau

in Souls under Siege: Stories of War, Plague, and Confession in Fourteenth-Century Provence

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753664
eISBN:
9781501753688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753664.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter recounts the second chronological moment of danger that emerged from witness testimony, in which thousands of mercenaries entered Provence, captured towns, and laid siege to Marseille ... More


The Complex Truth of Testimony: A Case Study of Human Rights Fact-Finding in Iraq

Daniel Rothenberg

in The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239480
eISBN:
9780190239527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239480.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter considers the specific challenges posed by reliance on testimony in human rights fact-finding. An inquiry into and embrace of the complex nature of the truth of testimony is required. ... More


Peter Szondi

Sonja Boos

in Speaking the Unspeakable in Postwar Germany: Toward a Public Discourse on the Holocaust

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801453601
eISBN:
9780801471957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801453601.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines instances of witness testimony that emanate from Peter Szondi's critical reflections on the hermeneutic status of textual and oral citation. It analyzes Szondi's inaugural ... More


Witness Protection

Nancy Amoury Combs

in The President on Trial: Prosecuting Hissène Habré

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780198858621
eISBN:
9780191890819
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198858621.003.0041
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter focuses on witness protection. Witness protection has long been a contentious and expensive component of domestic criminal trials, and it is an even more contentious and expensive ... More


The Relationship between Fact-Finders and Witnesses in Human Rights Fact-Finding: What Place for the Victims?

Théo Boutruche

in The Transformation of Human Rights Fact-Finding

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190239480
eISBN:
9780190239527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190239480.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines some of the facets of the complex interaction between fact-finders and victims-witnesses, taking into account various legal, psychological, and practical considerations. It ... More


The Defense and Verdict: April 1919

Nathaniel Grow

in Baseball on Trial: The Origin of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038198
eISBN:
9780252095993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038198.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the defense's arguments in the Baltimore Federals' Washington antitrust lawsuit against the American and National Leagues as well as the jury's verdict in the case. Organized ... More


Baltimore Goes to Trial, Again: June 1917 to April 1919

Nathaniel Grow

in Baseball on Trial: The Origin of Baseball's Antitrust Exemption

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038198
eISBN:
9780252095993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038198.003.0008
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

This chapter examines the Baltimore Federals' lawsuit, this time filed in Washington's federal district court, against organized baseball. Baltimore separated its case into two separate antitrust ... More


The Public Hearings: Droge, Logan, Tank and Slim, Burkert, etc.

Michael F. Armstrong

in They Wished They Were Honest: The Knapp Commission and New York City Police Corruption

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153546
eISBN:
9780231526982
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153546.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the other witnesses during the Knapp Commission's public hearings. Among these is Edward Droge who testified about the everyday sort of graft that was participated in by almost ... More


Losing Your Right to the City

Jan Haldipur

in No Place on the Corner: The Costs of Aggressive Policing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479869084
eISBN:
9781479871407
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479869084.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter explores the unanticipated consequences of aggressive policing and looks into some potential policy recommendations. The author ties in interview data from outside stakeholders, like a ... More


Lord Giraud de Simiana and the Health of Body and Soul

Nicole Archambeau

in Souls under Siege: Stories of War, Plague, and Confession in Fourteenth-Century Provence

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781501753664
eISBN:
9781501753688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501753664.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter reviews moments of danger identified by witnesses in the canonization inquest for Countess Delphine, which occurred between 1343 and 1363. It discusses how witnesses turned to Countess ... More


Conclusion

Karl Schoonover

in Brutal Vision: The Neorealist Body in Postwar Italian Cinema

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816675548
eISBN:
9781452947563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816675548.003.0006
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This concluding chapter gives five primary revelations in the critiques of brutal humanism that emerge from film practices. First, brutal humanism is a politics based on violence. Second, brutal ... More


The Trial 02202002

in Travels with Tooy: History, Memory, and the African American Imagination

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226680583
eISBN:
9780226680576
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226680576.003.0029
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Religion

This chapter focuses on the trial of Tooy for a charge of rape on February 20, 2002. The court-appointed a lawyer for Tooy called Antoine Auguste. This chapter discusses Catherine, the Indian woman ... More


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