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Allocation of the Risk of Error in Criminal Trials

Alex Stein

in Foundations of Evidence Law

Published in print August 2005 | ISBN: 9780198257363
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191711039 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198257363.003.0006
Allocation of the Risk of Error in Criminal Trials

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This chapter discusses risk of error allocation in criminal trials. Topics covered include the ‘equal best’ standard, the burden of proof, exclusion, pre-emption, corroboration, and discretion.

Keywords: error allocation; risk allocation; criminal trials; equal best standard; burden of proof; exclusion; pre-emption; corroboration; discretion

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Subjects: Jurisprudence and Philosophy of Law

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