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Statistics for Lawyers 3rd ed isbn 9781441959843

Statistics for Lawyers 2nd ed

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ISBN13: 9780387950075
ISBN: 0387950079
New Edition ISBN: 9781441959843
Published: July 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Country of Publication: Germany
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

Statistics for Lawyers is designed to introduce law students, law teachers, practitioners, and judges to the basic ideas of mathematical probability and statistics as they have been applied in the law. The book consists of sections of exposition followed by real-world cases and case studies in which statistical data have played a role.

The reader is asked to apply the theory to the facts, to calculate results (a hand calculator is sufficient), and to explore legal issues raised by quantitative findings. The authors'calculations and comments are given in the back of the book. The cases and case studies reflect a broad variety of legal subjects, including antidiscrimination, mass torts, taxation, school finance, identification evidence, preventive detention, handwriting disputes, voting, environmental protection, antitrust, and the death penalty.

The first edition of Statistics for Lawyers, which appeared in 1990, has been used in law, statistics, and social science courses. In 1991 it was selected by the University of Michigan Law Review as one of the important law books of the year.;This second edition includes many new problems reflecting current developments in the law, including a new chapter on epidemiology.

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Describing Data
Inferring Causation
How to Count: Permutations and Combinations
Elements of Probability
Some Probability Distributions
Statistical Inference for Two Proportions
Comparing Multiple Proportions
Comparing Means
Combining Evidence Across Independent Strata
Sampling Issues
Survival Analysis
Nonparametric Methods
Regression Models.