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Evidence: Cases and Materials 3rd ed isbn 9780414016170

Evidence 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9780414013872
ISBN: 0414013875
New Edition ISBN: 0414016173
Published: June 2002
Publisher: W. Green
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print

Evidence: Cases and Materials, Second Edition is an expansive collection of extracts from cases, statutes, subordinate legislation and and articles relating to the law of evidence, linked together by detailed commentary, which, where possible, the primary materials draws links and comparisons across the topics covered.

This second edition of Evidence: Cases and Materials has been wholly updated to take account of major constitutional changes contained in the Crime and Punishment Act 1997 and the Human Rights Act 1998. The text also highlights the law on corroboration, child witnesses, hearsay and Scottish criminal cases review commission. Evidence: Cases and Materials, Second Edition, is an ideal textbook for all those studying the law of evidence in Scotland, and is also a handy reference tool for court practitioners.

Scots Law
Relevance - Burden of proof - Presumptions - Standard of proof - Sufficiency of evidence - Best evidence rule - Hearsay - Evidence improperly obtained - Collateral and character evidence - Opinion evidence - Judicial knowledge, agreement and admissions - Confidentiality and privilege - Specialities of civil evidence - Witnesses - some specialities.