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Character Evidence: Evidence law’s anti-propensity inference rule and its exceptions. – Arthur Best

April 20th, 2010 · 2 Comments · All Posts, Evidence, Lawdibles Audio

Why does so much evidence about a defendant’s character get admitted, even though the law supposedly rejects the propensity inference? This question highlights a fundamental problem in evidence law – the shaky rationale for the anti-propensity rule, and the complications surrounding the many exceptions to the rule. Professor Arthur Best will address these issues and […]

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