Evidence 6th Edition: Nutshell

Evidence 6th Edition: Nutshell

By Michael Stockdale, Christina McAlhone


$34.98 RRP

Date: 26/04/2011

Code: 9780414045934

Sweet & Maxwell, UNITED KINGDOM


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Sweet & Maxwell Nutshells:
  • Present the essentials of law in clear and straightforward language.
  • Offer a concise and up to date account of the law.
  • Focus on topics favoured by examiners.
  • Explain basic principles and highlights key cases and statutes.
  • Include model questions and answers.


Burden and standard of proof. Competence and compellability. Corroboration and supporting evidence, identification evidence and lies told by the accused. The accused's right of silence. Examination, cross-examination and re-examination of witnesses. Evidence of opinion. Privilege and public interest immunity. Estoppel by record and the use of previous convictions and judicial findings as evidence of the facts upon which they were based. The hearsay rule and its common law exceptions in criminal proceedings. Civil Evidence Act 1995. Confessions and improperly obtained evidence. Statutory exceptions to the hearsay rule in criminal proceedings (other than confessions). Evidence of character. Sample questions and model answers.

Jurisdiction: UK

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