Legal LEGO: Model Based Computer Assisted Teaching in Evidence Courses

Burkhard Schafer, Jeroen Keppens

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This paper describes the development of a new approach to the use of ICT for the teaching of courses in the interpretation and evaluation of evidence. It is based on ideas developed for the teaching of science to school children, in particular the importance of models and qualitative reasoning skills. In the first part, we make an analysis of the basis of current research into 'evidence scholarship' and the demands such a system would have to meet. In the second part, we introduce the details of such a system that we developed initially to assist police in the interpretation of evidence.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Information, Law and Technology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2007

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