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Evidence 8th Edition Core Text Series


Author: Roderick Munday
ISBN: 978-0-19-873349-2
Publisher: OXFORD
Date Published: 2015
Format: Paperback

Κωδικός προϊόντος: 978-0-19-873349-2 Κατηγορία:

The Core Text Series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law. Munday’s Evidence provides students with a succinct yet thought-provoking introduction to all of the key areas covered on undergraduate law of evidence courses. Vibrant and engaging, the book sets out to demystify a traditionally intimidating area of law. Probing analysis of the issues, both historical and current, ensures that the text contains a thorough exploration of the ‘core’ of the subject. Whether used as a primer, core text, or as a reintroduction to the subject, Evidence is the ideal companion for those keen to grasp the core principles and current law of evidence.


1: Relevance and admissibility of evidence
2: Presumptions and the burden of proof
3: Witnesses: competence, compellability, and various privileges
4: The course of the trial
5: Witnesses’ previous consistent statements and the remnants of the rule against narrative
6: Character and credibility
7: Evidence of the defendant’s bad character
8: The opinion rule and the presentation of expert evidence
9: The rule against hearsay
10: Confessions
11: Drawing adverse inferences from a defendant’s omissions, lies, or false alibis
12: Identification evidence