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The Modern Law of Evidence 12th ed

ISBN13: 9780198811855
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780198749295
Published: February 2018
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £35.99

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A superbly clear, direct, and detailed explanation of the rules that underpin the law of evidence.

The Modern Law of Evidence is a lucid, engaging, and authoritative guide to this fascinating area of study. Straightforward and practical in approach, it also provides concise and focused analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current debates.

An ideal text for undergraduates and students studying on the Bar Professional Training Course and Legal Practice Course, The Modern Law of Evidence is also an authoritative reference point for practitioners and judges.

1: Introduction
2: Preliminaries
3: Evidence obtained by illegal or unfair means
4: The burden and standard of proof
5: Witnesses
6: Examination-in-chief
7: Cross-examination and re-examination
8: Corroboration and care warnings
9: Visual and voice identification
10: Documentary and real evidence
11: Hearsay in criminal cases
12: Hearsay admissible by statute in civil proceedings
13: Hearsay admissible at common law
14: Confessions
15: Adverse inferences from an accused>'s silence or conduct
16: Evidence of character: evidence of character in civil cases
17: Evidence of character: evidence of the good character of the accused
18: Evidence of character: evidence of bad character in criminal cases
19: Expert and opinion evidence
20: Public policy
21: Privilege
22: Judgments as evidence of the facts upon which they were based
23: Proof of facts without evidence