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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
The Modern Law of Evidence 11th ed isbn 9780198749295

The Modern Law of Evidence 10th ed

ISBN13: 9780199684342
New Edition ISBN: 9780198749295
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780199698325
Published: March 2014
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

The Modern Law of Evidence is well established and relied upon as a lucid, engaging and authoritative guide to the contemporary law of evidence. Straightforward and practical in approach, this textbook also provides concise analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current topics.

The tenth edition has been carefully developed and updated to ensure that it continues to provide a thorough and utterly reliable guide for students. This book is an ideal text for undergraduates and students studying the BPTC or LPC. It has been cited with approval by the highest appellate courts, thereby also cementing its reputation as an excellent resource for practitioners and judges. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains regular updates to the text and a helpful list of web links.

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