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dimensions of non-legal evidence in the American judicial process

Johnson, John W.

dimensions of non-legal evidence in the American judicial process

the Supreme Court"s use of extra-legal materials in the twentieth century

by Johnson, John W.

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    Subjects:
  • Evidence (Law) -- United States.,
  • Justice, Administration of -- United States.

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    Statementby John William Johnson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF 8935 J67 1974
    The Physical Object
    Pagination353 leaves.
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17368429M

      I. INTRODUCTION. During the s the U.S. Supreme Court became acutely attentive to cases dealing with expert evidence. The Supreme Court decision Daubert v Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is conventionally interpreted as the beginning of this interest as well as the progenitor of an admissibility revolution. This article traces the way Daubert Cited by: 17) law, in the sense of those who at one and the same time were bound by it and collectively created it, were States. 38 By , however, the ICJ could observe, with reference to the developing international system, that ‘The subjects of law in any legal system are not necessarily identical in their nature or in the extent of their rights Author: Hugh Thirlway.

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The need for a further study of the role of non-legal materials in the American judicial process --Extrinsic aids in the courts: a survey of pre-twentieth century practices --The sources of non-legal evidence; some reflections on its relative absence in the nineteenth century --The revolution in the citation of non-legal materials, Dimensions of non-legal evidence in the American judicial process.

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