Re Criminal Cases Won or Lost on the Evidence, or on the Stories that are told?
Define evidence and stories and the difference between them.Itas worth pointing out not just the difference between them, but also the overlap.
Discussion of each perspective (evidence, story-telling)
You simply need to show that you are aware of this general perspective and the sort of thing it postulates for understanding how guilt or innocence are judged.
You may want to use the(The Mammoth book of famous trials /year 2006)if necessary, you dont have to.
My paper subject is Criminology.
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