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A 60 million dollar statistical issue arising in the interpretation and calculation of a measure of relative disparity: <i>Zuni Public School District 89</i> v. <i>U.S. Department of Education</i>

Joseph L. Gastwirth.

in Law, Probability and Risk

March 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Probability and Statistics. 16829 words.

In 1994, the U.S. Congress rewrote the statute providing educational funds to towns and cities of the nation where the federal government owns substantial amounts of land, which cannot be...

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abstraction

Overview page. Subjects: Environmental Science — Law.

The action of removing something, such as the abstraction of water from a river, lake or groundwater, for use in industry. Also known as extraction, particularly when applied to a rock or...

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Accuracy, optimality and the preponderance standard

Edward K. Cheng and Michael S. Pardo.

in Law, Probability and Risk

September 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Probability and Statistics. 10361 words.

Law-and-economics scholars have recently argued that the legal system should set burdens of proof on the basis of ex ante welfare considerations. In this article, we reject this welfarist...

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Actions speak louder than images: the use of neuroscientific evidence in criminal cases

Stephen J. Morse.

in Journal of Law and the Biosciences

August 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Bioethics. 3317 words.

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Actuarial assessment of damages in personal injury litigation: how precise are we?

Felix W. H. Chan, Wai-Sum Chan and Johnny S. H. Li.

in Law, Probability and Risk

March 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Probability and Statistics. 0 words.

In personal injury litigation, claimants may seek their compensation for future losses or expenses as a lump sum that is determined by the product of a multiplicand and a multiplier. The...

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Actuarial risk assessment. The loss of recognition of the individual offender

Rasmus H. Wandall.

in Law, Probability and Risk

September 2006; p ublished online February 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Probability and Statistics. 0 words.

The paper is about the design of sentencing decision-making. It contrasts the actuarial risk assessment instrument (ARAI) in the Commonwealth of Virginia to the statutory and judicial...

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Addressing diversion effects

David B. Resnik.

in Journal of Law and the Biosciences

July 2015; p ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Bioethics. 1248 words.

Alan Wertheimer argues that those who promulgate principles of research ethics have a responsibility to take into account the diversion effects of those principles. In this commentary, I...

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The admissibility of expert testimony about cognitive science research on eyewitness identification

Edward Stein.

in Law, Probability and Risk

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Probability and Statistics. 0 words.

Eyewitness identifications are important to jurors, especially in criminal trials. Psychological research has shown, however, that eyewitness testimony is systematically fallible in ways...

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Affirming the need for a new model for the regulation of drug promotion: a rebuttal to Krause and Zettler

Alan Bennett, Freddy Jiménez and Larry Fields.

in Journal of Law and the Biosciences

April 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical and Healthcare Law; Bioethics. 1558 words.

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Against symbolization*

D. Michael Risinger.

in Law, Probability and Risk

June 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Law; Probability and Statistics. 0 words.

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