Monday, September 02, 2002

Evidence News:
Academic Stuff

I. New Conference

Inference, Culture, and Ordinary Thinking in Dispute Resolution.
Venue: Cardozo School of Law, New York City (Manhattan).
Dates: April 27-29, 2003.
Panelists:
Scott Brewer, Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
Jerome Bruner, University Professor, New York University
Oscar G. Chase, Professor of Law, New York University School of Law
Mirjan Damaska, Sterling Professor, Yale Law School
Florrie Darwin, Lecturer, Harvard Law School
Phoebe C. Ellsworth, Kirkland and Ellis Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
David L. Faigman, Professor of Law, University of California, Hastings College of Law
Richard D. Friedman, Ralph W. Aigler Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
Alvin Goldman, Board of Governors Professor (Philosophy and Cognitive Science), Rutgers University
Samuel R. Gross, Thomas & Mabel Long Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School
Susan Haack, Professor of Philosophy & Professor of Law, University of Miami (Coral Gables)
Reid Hastie, Professor of Behavioral Science, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago
John Jackson, Professor, Faculty of Law, Queen’s University of Belfast
Richard Leary, DCI, Honorary Senior Research Fellow, Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, School of Public Policy, University College London
Richard Lempert, Eric Stein Distinguished University Professor of Law and Sociology, University of Michigan Law School
Marilyn MacCrimmon, Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia
John McCarthy, Professor emeritus, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University
Robert J. Mislevy, Professor, Department of Measurement, Statistics & Evaluation, University of Maryland (College Park)
Jennifer Mnookin, Associate Professor of Law, University of Virginia School of Law
Charles Nesson, Weld Professor of Law & Director, Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard Law School
Aviva Anne Orenstein, Professor of Law, Indiana University School of Law
Roger Park, Distinguished Professor, James Edgar Hervey Chair in Litigation, University of California, Hastings College of Law
Lothar Philipps, Professor (emeritus), University of Munich
Mike Redmayne, Lecturer in Law, Law Department, London School of Economics and Political Science
Burkhard Schafer, Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh
Alex Stein, Sylvan M. Cohen Professor of Law, Faculty of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Edward Stein, Associate Professor of Law, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
Peter Tillers, Professor of Law, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
Judge Jack B. Weinstein, United States District Court, Eastern District of New York
Olav Wiegand, Professor, Fachbereich Philosophie, Universitaet Mainz, Germany
Charles Yablon, Professor of Law, Cardozo School of Law, Yeshiva University
Ronald R. Yager, Director, Machine Intelligence Institute & Professor, Information Systems, Iona College
Frank Yates, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
John Zeleznikow, Director, Joseph Bell Centre for Forensic Statistics & Legal Reasoning, Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh.
Possible Panelists: Peter L. Murray (Harvard), Andrew Palmer (University of Melbourne), William Twining (University College London) & a possibly-soon-to-be-named prominent prospect!

II. New Book:

M. MacCrimmon & P. Tillers, eds., THE DYNAMICS OF JUDICIAL PROOF: COMPUTATION, LOGIC, AND COMMON SENSE (Physica- & Springer-Verlag, 2002) (vol. 94 in series STUDIES IN FUZZINESS AND SOFT COMPUTING, Janusz Kacprzyk, editor).

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