ISSN: 2604-6202


Quaestio facti, 2024 | 6

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Predictive Evidence in Criminal Trials: Why Criminal Law should treat people as if they have unpredictable free will?

Author: Amit Pundik

An account of events, by definition, involves an understanding of the actors: evidence in international commercial arbitration

Author: Paula Costa e Silva

Notes for a Logic of Evidence in Law

Author: Pablo Navarro & Jorge L. Rodríguez

A raison d’être for the judicial process: an analysis from the Spanish procedural system

Author: Miquel Julià-Pijoan

Dogmatic and evidential considerations of mens rea in the criminal process

Author: Mauricio Rettig Espinoza

Law and economics of burdens and standards of proof

Author: Gabriel Doménech Pascual

Conjectures and Refutations

Evidential reasoning, testimonial injustice and the fairness of the criminal trial

Author: Federico Picinali

Reply to the Comments on Epistemic Ambitions of the Criminal Trial: Truth, Proof and Rights

Author: Sarah Jane Summers

Science for Legal Proceedings

As an introduction to the section on purpose of the expert reports’ content

Author: Carmen Vázquez Rojas

Deficiencies in a psychological expert opinion: Critical analysis in regard to a family law case

Author: Fátima Alejandra Esparza López

Analysis of the expert report by the forensic pathologist and specialist in Legal Medicine, Ms. C.C.A.

Author: Jorge Urrea Zamorano

The chemical expert report on the determination of gunshot residue: minimum content, expert reasoning and due process

Author: Matías Meza

Iuris prudentia

The agony of the exclusionary rule of the illegally obtained evidence. Variations on a tragic case: Commentary on the judgment of the Supreme Court, Second Chamber, no. 891/2022, of November 11, 2022

Author: Arturo Muñoz Aranguren

Quaestio facti, 2022 | 3

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Author: Diego Dei Vecchi & Jordi Ferrer Beltrán


Fundamental Rights, Judicial Discretion and Criminal Process: How the Regulation of Rights Affects the Achievement of the Procedure Goals

Author: Pablo Larsen

Philosophy of Mind and proof of mental facts

Author: Daniel González Lagier

Epistemic Justification, Robust Evidentialism, Legal Proof

Author: Edgar Ramón Aguilera García

Evidence, Standards and Burdens of Proof in the European Asylum System: A New Field for Evidence Scholars?

Author: Elena Marchese

"Let Me Cross the Wind With Documents": Proposals for Rethinking Documents Used as Evidence

Author: Vitor de Paula Ramos

The distinction between proof and preparatory access to information in civil procedure

Author: Thomas Franz Vogt Geisse

Evidential Powers of Amparo Judges. A guarantor of the epistemic correctness of the facts

Author: Verónica Lorena Osornio Plata

On the effectiveness of the Istanbul and Minnesota protocols in the jurisprudence of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.

Author: Maria Elena Lumiento

Conjectures and Refutations

Naturalized Epistemology and the Law of Evidence: a Reply to Pardo, Spellman, Muffato, and Enoch

Author: Ronald Allen

PCAST's Report: Forensic Science in Criminal Courts

Report to the President. Forensic Science in Criminal Courts: Ensuring Scientific Validity of Feature-Comparison Methods

Author: PCAST

Science for Legal Proceedings

(Un-)Interpretability in Expert Evidence: An Inquiry into the Frontiers of Evidential Assessment

Author: Alex Biedermann & Kyriakos N. Kotsoglou

Iuris prudentia

The proof of intentional discrimination in Argentina’s Supreme Court jurisprudence. How to improve its regulation?

Author: Alejo Joaquín Giles & Olivia Minatta

Quaestio facti, 2021 | 2

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Michele Taruffo, in memoriam / La torre de Babel (castellano)

Author: Jordi Ferrer Beltrán, Michele Taruffo

Michele Taruffo, in memoriam / The Tower of Babel (english)

Author: Jordi Ferrer Beltrán, Michele Taruffo

Michele Taruffo, in memoriam / La torre di Babele (italiano)

Author: Jordi Ferrer Beltrán, Michele Taruffo

Michele Taruffo, in memoriam / A torre de Babel (português)

Author: Jordi Ferrer Beltrán, Michele Taruffo


A Critical Method for the Evaluation of Evidence: François Gorphe’s (1889-1959) Contribution to a Science of Proof à la française

Author: Olivier Leclerc

Behavioral Predictability and Criminal Proceedings : Some Notes on the Epistemic Foundation of Future Events in Precautionary Measures

Author: Jeffry José Mora Sánchez

Evidence Assessment and Standards of Proof: a Messy Issue

Author: Giovanni Tuzet

Rethinking «Maxims of Experience»

Author: Alan Limardo

Deciding About Facts in Trial Avoiding Mechanisms

Author: Diana Veleda

The Relationship Between the Criminal Justice System Practices and the Determination of the Standard of Proof

Author: Santiago Eyherabide

A privacidade digital posta à prova no processo penal

Author: Paulo Manuel Mello de Sousa Mendes

Conjectures and Refutations

Naturalized Epistemology and the Law of Evidence Revisited

Author: Ronald Allen

How to Theorize About Statistical Evidence (and Really, about Everything Else): A Comment on Allen

Author: David Enoch

Naturalized Epistemology and the Law of Evidence: Methodological Reflections

Author: Michael S. Pardo

Strong, Weak, or Apparent Naturalization? Relative Plausibility Theory and Conceptual Analysis

Author: Nicola Muffato

In Defense of Weird Hypotheticals

Author: Barbara A. Spellman

Single Victim's Testimony and Gender Perspective in the Criminal Procedure (2). Response to Refutations (of Quaestio facti, 1 2020)

Author: José Luis Ramírez Ortíz

Science for Legal Proceedings

Contributions of Psychology Beyond the Expert Evidence

Author: Carmen Herrero

Iuris prudentia

Should We Prove Hate? Some Comments on Diana Sacayán's Case

Author: María Laura Manrique

Quaestio facti, 2020 | 1

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Author: Diego dei Vecchi & Jordi Ferrer Beltrán


Judging Expert Testimony: From Verbal Formalism to Practical Advice

Author: Susan Haack

Unavailable witnesses and confrontation: epistemic and non-epistemic foundations

Author: Pablo Rovatti

Quaestio facti e Quaestio iuris

Author: Giulio Ubertis

Reading evidence: on some questionable case-law clichés

Author: Perfecto Andrés Ibáñez

The preparation of trial stage and its role in the admissibility of evidence in Chile

Author: Mauricio Duce

Scientific Questions of Fact Between Free Evaluation of Evidence and Proof Beyond any Reasonable Doubt in the Criminal Trial

Author: Gaetano Carlizzi

Illegaly obtained evidence and the bifurcated criminal court

Author: Juan Pablo Aristegui Spikin

Conjectures and Refutations

Single victim's testimony and gender perspective in the criminal procedure

Author: José Luis Ramírez Ortiz

Remarks on single testimony in cases regarding gender's violence

Author: Federico José Arena

The guarantee of the adversary system and the single victim's testimony

Author: Roberta Casiraghi

Gender perspective in the criminal procedure: refutation? of some conjectures held in Ramírez Ortiz paper's "Single victim's testimony and gender perspective in the criminal procedure"

Author: Olga Fuentes Soriano

A gender perspective on evidence. A critical asessment

Author: Raymundo Gama

Science for Legal Proceedings

Unreliable law: legal responses to latent fingerprint evidence

Author: Gary Edmond

Iuris prudentia

On the justification duty of the findings of fact and the jury trials: the ruling V.R.P., V.P.C. y otros vs. Nicaragua

Author: Jordi Ferrer Beltrán