Why is the legal truth different from the actual truth?
A second reason why the “legal truth” and the actual truth might differ relates to the adversarial nature of our legal system. Where a case does end up in court, the focus of the court proceedings in our adversarial system is a battle between the two sides.
Are there changes to the statement of truth?
CHANGES TO PRACTICE DIRECTION 22 – STATEMENTS OF TRUTH There are amendments and addition… This is the third (and final) post in the series that examines the importance of the statement of truth. Here we look at the clear and start warnings given by the courts about the importance of the statement of truth….
Why is the statement of truth so important?
There are some cases that make… THE IMPORTANCE OF THE STATEMENT OF TRUTH (1): WHY IT NEEDED “BEEFING UP” (THE RULES COMMITTEE COULD HAVE DONE THIS FIVE YEARS AGO…) Yesterday was, by a long way, the busiest day on this blog ever.
Can a lawyer sign a statement of truth?
However whenever a lawyer signs a document with a statement of truth they are taking their career… One aspect of the decision in Zurich Insurance Plc v Romaine  EWCA Civ 851 that may be unique is the fact that the court will be considering the statement of truth certified by an electronic signature. That case emphasises, if…
Why are half truths less actionable than full truths?
Thus in a context where parties to a negotiation customarily withhold certain kinds of information, half-truths should be less actionable than in a situation where parties expect full disclosure. This approach is then applied to half-truths under the securities laws in corporate disclosure cases.
What does Gettier mean by justified true belief knowledge?
In his 1963 three-page paper titled “Is Justified True Belief Knowledge?”, Gettier attempts to illustrate by means of two counterexamples that there are cases where individuals can have a justified, true belief regarding a claim but still fail to know it because the reasons for the belief, while justified, turn out to be false.
Is the JTB account equivalent to justified true belief?
The JTB account holds that knowledge is equivalent to justified true belief; if all three conditions (justification, truth, and belief) are met of a given claim, then we have knowledge of that claim.
Is it true that you can’t believe Tucker Carlson?
Now comes the claim that you can’t expect to literally believe the words that come out of Carlson’s mouth. And that assertion is not coming from Carlson’s critics. It’s being made by a federal judge in the Southern District of New York and by Fox News’s own lawyers in defending Carlson against accusations of slander.