"[A] large circle of the 'thinking,' 'educated' class take ideas as more veridical than facts." Robert Conquest, The Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course of History 56 (W.W. Norton & Co., 2005).
Student of the law of evidence, evidence, inference, and investigation. Sometimes writes books. Sometimes writes articles. Sometimes tinkers with computer programs to support the marshaling of evidence for legal activities such as trials and pretrial discovery and investigation. And sometimes takes photographs.