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The Modern Law of Evidence – 14th Edition


Authors: Adrian Keane and Paul McKeown
ISBN: 9780192855930
Publication date: March 2022
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages: 880
Format: Paperback

Κωδικός προϊόντος: 9780192855930 Κατηγορίες: ,

An authoritative, exceptionally clear, and comprehensive work, focusing on the rules that underpin the law of evidence, guiding students through this complex subject.

Provides an examination of the theory behind the law as well as its practical application, helping to engage the reader with the key debates and encouraging analytical thought. In-depth coverage of all key topics found on evidence modules ensures that this is the ideal core text for any student studying for academic or professional qualifications

Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • Covers all significant developments, including Shagang Shipping Co Ltd (in liquidation) v HNA Group Co Ltd, R v Broughton, Bank St Petersburg PJSC v Arkhangelsky, R v Thomas, and many more
  • Draws on a wealth of new academic articles and other works of scholarship


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