Primarily designed for use by students reading evidence at undergraduate level. The book may be used independently or in addition to "Murphy on Evidence". It consists maily of English cases and statutes together with extracts from a number of articles by eminent authors in the field of evidence. The text is linked with notes, short and more challenging questions. It has been thoroughly updated to include the most recent cases and the provisions of the Criminal
Justice and Public Order Act 1994 and the Civil Evidence Act 1995. All major syllabus areas are covered.;The author also wrote "Blackstone's Guide to the Road Traffic Act 1991".
Preliminary matters; burden and standard of proof; presumptions, competence and compellability; the course of the trial; corroboration; the rule against hearsay - nature and scope of the rule, common law exceptions, statutory exceptions; confessions; evidence of character; opinion evidence; public policy and privilege; previous judgments as evidence.
Tertiary; University or College
Number Of Pages: 602
Published: 1st November 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.4 x 15.3
Weight (kg): 0.85
Edition Number: 4
Edition Type: Revised