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22 Nov 2009
Words, Damned Words, and Legalese

Is legalese identical or similar to statistics? A Texas constitutional amendment from 2005 which says SECTION 1. Article I, Texas Constitution, is amended by adding Section 32 to read as follows: Sec. 32. (a) Marriage in this state shall consist only of the union of one man and one woman. (b) This state or a […]

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15 Jul 2008
Memory and the Law

The post “Guidelines on Memory and the Law” at Neurophilosophy summarizes a report, commissioned by the British Psychological Society, regarding the implications of memory research for the legal profession. “These guidelines, which are available as a PDF, are intended to inform those who work in criminal and civil law – for example, the police as […]

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