Warrant, causation, and the atomism of evidence law

Episteme 5 (3):pp. 253-265 (2008)
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The epistemological analysis offered in this paper reveals that a combination of pieces of evidence, none of them sufficient by itself to warrant a causal conclusion to the legally required degree of proof, may do so jointly. The legal analysis offered here, interlocking with this, reveals that Daubert’s requirement that courts screen each item of scientific expert testimony for reliability can actually impede the process of arriving at the conclusion most warranted by the evidence proffered
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DOI 10.3366/E1742360008000373
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