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Phipson on Evidence 16th ed with 2nd Supplement isbn 9781847034588

Phipson on Evidence 15th ed

ISBN13: 9780421616806
ISBN: 0421616806
New Edition ISBN: 9781847034588
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780421385900
Published: December 1999
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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Presents all aspects of the complex principles and procedures which make up the law of evidence. This book covers evidence in both civil and criminal proceedings, and this edition has been brought up to date with key legislation and case law.

It features analysis of statutory provisions; an examination of all the relevant and late-1990s case law; and coverage of the Civil Evidence Act 1995, which makes significant changes to the rules governing hearsay in civil procedures.

Evidence, Common Law Library
Matters of which evidence is unnecessary
the defining of issues
burden and standard of proof
relevance, admissibility and weight
competence and compellability
evidence taken before trial
rules of evidence relating to the course of a trial
evidence taken after trial
identity and identification
the proof of physical conditions, states of mind
previous and subsequent existence of facts
facts excluded by public policy
facts excluded by privilege
the rule against hearsay
Civil Evidence Act 1968
criminal proceedings and the hearsay rule
agency, partnership, companies
statements in the presence and documents in the possession of a party
judicial discretion to admit or exclude evidence
Res restae
common law exceptions to the rule against hearsay
evidence of opinion
probates, verdicts, awards
authorship and execution
contents of documents generally
exclusion of extrinsic evidence
admission of extrinsic evidence.