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EVIDENCE, PROBABILITY, AND FACT-FINDING
A study of admissible patterns of reasoning from evidence in making findings of fact. Topics may include: interpretations of probability; the adequacy of Bayesian reasoning in real-life contexts; 'Baconian' (non-mathematical) probability; statistical evidence; evidential weight; expert testimony; eye-witness testimony; relevance. Elements of the law of evidence will be examined.