The Modern Law of Evidence / Edition 9

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"The Modern Law of Evidence is established as a clear and comprehensive treatment of the complex subject of the contemporary law of evidence. The author examines the theory of the law, as well as its practical application, with the emphasis on recent discussion and modern aspects of the subject." "This sixth edition covers important recent developments, in particular the radical changes to hearsay and evidence of bad character brought about by the Criminal Justice Act 2003. It also reflects on important new case law, including the growing jurisprudence arising out of the Human Rights Act 1998 and the European Convention on Human Rights." The book has been cited with approval by the highest appellate courts and is an ideal text for undergraduate students and students studying for the BVC and the LPC, as well as a reference for practitioners and judges.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199698325
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 5/4/2012
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 768
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Adrian Keane is a barrister, Dean of the Inns of Court School of Law, and Professor of Law at City University, London.

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Table of Contents

Table of Statutes

Table of Statutory Instruments

Table of Codes of Practice and Practice Directions

Table of Cases

1 Introduction 1

2 Preliminaries 6

3 Evidence Obtained by Illegal or Unfair Means 53

4 The Burden and Standard of Proof 78

5 Witnesses 117

6 Examination-In-Chief 161

7 Cross-Examination and Re-Examination 189

8 Corroboration and Care Warnings 218

9 Documentary and Real Evidence 250

10 Hearsay in Criminal Cases 268

11 Hearsay Admissible by Statute in Civil Proceedings 322

12 Hearsay Admissible at Common Law 343

13 Confessions 362

14 Statutory Inferences from an Accused's Silence or Conduct 409

15 Evidence of Character: Evidence of Character in Civil Cases 443

16 Evidence of Character: Evidence of the Good Character of the Accused 448

17 Evidence of Character: Evidence of Bad Character in Criminal Cases 455

18 Opinion Evidence 528

19 Public Policy 563

20 Privilege 596

21 Judgments as Evidence of the Facts Upon Which They were Based 638

22 Proof of Facts Without Evidence 653

Index 681

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