Monday, February 11, 2013

A Hop, Skip & a Jump Through Fact Investigation

Fact Investigation Course Home Page:


Purpose(s) of Fact Investigation course:

etc. (continue with linked web page, see above)

Assignment 1:

etc.

How do you start an investigation?:

etc.

Trifles and abduction in fact investigation:

etc.

Assignment no. 2:


The important role of  preferences in fact investigation:

etc.

Assignment no. 3 (on legal marshaling):


Tillers & Schum discuss legal marshaling in their paper A Theory of Preliminary Fact Investigation:

etc. (note: the discussion of legal marshaling takes place at two points in the paper)

Notes on legal marshaling:

etc.

Assignment no. 4 (time lines):


A note about time lines:

etc.

Assignment no. 5 (scenarios):


My online paper, which is in large part about scenarios (a paper that was inspired in part by Glenn Shafer's work):

etc.

A note on dealing with bloomin' buzzin' confusion in investigation:

etc.

Assignment no. 9 and assignment no. 11 - on assessing probative value and witness credibility, respectively:



MarshalPlan cards on assessing probative value of evidence:



One MarshalPlan card of many on assessing witness credibility:


Assignment on case theories - or the whole ball of wax:



MarshalPlan cards about case theory development and assessment:

Title card:


Explanation, part 1:


Explanation, part 2:


A MarshalPlan card illustrating a very partial partial case theory:


Loose thoughts, which are an important (and perhaps indispensable) pathway to a case theory:



There are other important forms of evidence marshaling -- e.g., narrative and rhetoric and advocacy. They are part of MarshalPlan, but they are not discussed in this post.  Many of them appear in the following card:


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The dynamic evidence page

Evidence marshaling software MarshalPlan


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