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Cross and Wilkins: Outline of the Law of Evidence 7th

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Roderick BagshawLecturer, Mansfield College, Oxford

ISBN13: 9780406045201
ISBN: 0406045208
Published: December 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



"" This popular work clarifies and explains the complicated rules governing the law of evidence, in a straightforward and easily-comprehensible style. The text is divided into two main sections - 'proof' and 'admissibility' and the material is presented in the form of article and explanation. Text takes account of the Children Act 1989, the three Criminal Justice Acts which have been passed since the last edition appeared in 1988, and the substantial amount of new case law under PACE""

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Contents:
INTRODUCTION; The law of evidence and this book
PART 1; Proof; 1. Items and classifications of evidence; functions of judge and jury; 2. The burden and standard of proof and presumptions; 3. Facts which need not be proved by evidence; 4. Testimony; 5. Hearsay and opinion; 6. Original evidence and res gestae; 7. Documents, things and facts
PART 2; Admissibility; 8. Relevance and admissibility; 9. Privilege, public interest immunity, illegally obtained evidence and confessions; 10. Evidence of disposition; 11. Convictions, judgments and other findings as evidence of the facts on which they were based; 12. Extrinsic evidence of the terms of a document
PART 3; Miscellaneous; 13. Evidence in different types of proceedings; 14. Proof of frequently recurring facts; Index