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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant: The Law of Evidence in Canada 4th ed isbn 9780433474609

Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant: The Law of Evidence in Canada 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9780433456780
New Edition ISBN: 9780433474609
Previous Edition ISBN: 043344374X
Published: June 2009
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
Country of Publication: Canada
Format: Hardback
Price: £250.00

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Stay up-to-date on evidentiary issues with Sopinka, Lederman & Bryant: The Law of Evidence in Canada, 3rd Ed. Cited as authoritative by appellate courts throughout Canada, it is the only major Canadian treatise with in-depth coverage of both civil and criminal evidence. This new edition includes all significant changes to the law of evidence over the past decade.

This book will assist you to:-

  • Understand and deal with such issues as illegally obtained evidence, confessions, and corroboration
  • Identify when witnesses will be competent and compellable to testify
  • Examine and cross-examine witnesses within the appropriate scope
  • Determine whether the burden and standard of proof have been met
  • Recognize the existence of privilege
  • Rule on the admissibility of evidence in many different categories, including character evidence, similar fact evidence, opinion evidence, and documentary evidence
Features and Benefits:-
  • Recent appellate law added to all 19 chapters for maximum currency
  • Substantially revised and expanded chapters on such subjects as opinion evidence, confessions, and hearsay
  • Expert commentary from an author team with many years of experience on both sides of the bench
  • Numbered paragraphs to facilitate precise cross-referencing
  • Detailed table of contents for each chapter to help you quickly locate relevant information Analysis of Controversial and Emerging Issues:-
    • When will evidence obtained through a Charter violation be excluded?
    • When can a non-expert witness give an opinion or draw an inference?
    • How does the principle against self-incrimination inform the right to silence and the common law confessions rule?
    • What are the exceptions to the hearsay rule – and what is the scope of each exception?
    • In what circumstances can solicitor and client privilege be invoked?
    • When is similar fact evidence admissible in either criminal or civil cases?