Practical Guide to Evidence / Edition 4

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Overview

Practical Guide to Evidence provides a clear and readable account of the law of evidence, acknowledging the importance of arguments about facts and principles as well as rules.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415457194
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 9/25/2008
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 528
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Christopher Allen, LLM, PhD, Barrister, was formerly Senior Lecturer at the Inns of Court School of Law, City University. He continues to teach evidence at University College London and on London University's programme for external students.
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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1
2 Development and current objectives 31
3 Documentary and real evidence 43
4 Facts not requiring proof 53
5 Competence and compellability 69
6 The course of testimony 79
7 Burden and standard of proof and presumptions 111
8 The rule against hearsay 143
9 Hearsay exceptions 157
10 Hazardous evidence 181
11 Confessions and ill-gotten evidence 199
12 Character evidence 239
13 Opinion evidence 275
14 Judicial findings as evidence 285
15 Privilege and public interest immunity 301
16 Estoppel 319
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