LLC Seminar: Mario Günther

3 March 2022 from 11:00am to 1:00pm
Legal Proof is Rational Belief of Guilt

We argue that legal proof is tantamount to rational belief of guilt. A
defendant should be found guilty just in case it is rational to believe
that the defendant is guilty. Our notion of rational belief implies a
threshold view on which belief requires high credence, but mere statistical evidence does not give rise to belief.