Lay Understanding of Forensic Statistics: Evaluation of Random Match Probabilities, Likelihood Ratios, and Verbal Equivalents

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Thompson, William C; Newman, Eryn J;
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Social and Behavioral Sciences | Law | jury decision law statistic inference bayesian

Forensic scientists have come under increasing pressure to quantify the strength of their evidence, but it is not clear which of several possible formats for presenting quantitative conclusions will be easiest for lay people, such as jurors, to understand. This experime... View more
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