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Vol 22 No 6 June/July 2017

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Supperstone, Goudie and Walker: Judicial Review

Edited by: Helen Fenwick
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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Core Text: Evidence 9th ed isbn 9780198788720

Core Text: Evidence 8th ed


ISBN13: 9780198733492
New Edition ISBN: 9780198788720
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199668106
Published: May 2015
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



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.

Subjects:
Evidence
Contents:
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