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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Modern Law of Evidence 12th ed isbn 9780198811855

The Modern Law of Evidence 11th ed

ISBN13: 9780198749295
New Edition ISBN: 9780198811855
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199684342
Published: February 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

A superbly clear, direct, and detailed explanation of the rules that underpin the law of evidence. The Modern Law of Evidence is a lucid, engaging, and authoritative guide to this fascinating area of study. Straightforward and practical in approach, it also provides concise and focused analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current debates.

An ideal text for undergraduates and students studying on the Bar Professional Training Course and Legal Practice Course, The Modern Law of Evidence is also an authoritative reference point for practitioners and judges.

The eleventh edition is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, containing:

  • Regular updates on key developments
  • A list of web links to essential sources
  • Guidance on approaching the problem questions contained in the book

1: Introduction
2: Preliminaries
3: Evidence obtained by illegal or unfair means
4: The burden and standard of proof
5: Witnesses
6: Examination-in-chief
7: Cross-examination and re-examination
8: Corroboration and care warnings
9: Documentary and real evidence
10: Hearsay in criminal cases
11: Hearsay admissible by statute in civil proceedings
12: Hearsay admissible at common law
13: Confessions
14: Statutory inferences from an accused's silence or conduct
15: Evidence of character: evidence of character in civil cases
16: Evidence of character: evidence of the good character of the accused
17: Evidence of character: evidence of bad character in criminal cases
18: Opinion evidence
19: Public policy
20: Privilege
21: Judgments as evidence of the facts upon which they were based
22: Proof of facts without evidence