By Terence Anderson, David Schum, William Twining
This widely revised moment version covers the fundamental ideas and ideas underlying the good judgment of evidence; the makes use of and hazards of story-telling; percentages and facts; the chart strategy and different equipment of interpreting and ordering proof. they're used in fact-investigation, getting ready for trial, and in reference to different vital judgements in criminal tactics and felony research and intelligence research. lots of the chapters within the re-creation were rewritten; the remedy of truth research, chances and narrative has been prolonged; and new examples and routines were further.
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2. The intelligence analyst: an intelligence scenario “from the top-down” Investigations and inferences in intelligence analysis share many elements of such tasks that are performed in other areas such as law, medicine, history, and science. There are three disciplines in which persons performing analytic tasks must be prepared to encounter and evaluate every imaginable substantive kind of evidence; these disciplines are law, intelligence analysis, and history. Establishing the relevance, credibility, and inferential [probative] force of evidence is just as important in intelligence analysis as it is in law.
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Analysis of Evidence (2nd Edition) (Law in Context) by Terence Anderson, David Schum, William Twining