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    DescriptionEvidence: Text & Materials provides a 'one-stop', readily accessible resource for students studying the law of evidence. It offers an exceptionally clear and lucid presentation of the law, effectively introducing and guiding students through this challenging and stimulating subject. Interwoven with the author's incisive explanatory commentary are extracts from key cases, essential articles, and academic books. Exposure to these materials will help the student to develop a truly in-depth undersanding of the key principles of the law of evidence, and a keen awareness of how these principles are applied in modern practice. Particular attention is paid to the major developments and judgments that have transformed this subject in recent years. The author uses clear language throughout, in order to ensure the explanation of the law is as clear as possible . A range of textual features encouragie the reader to engage with the subject. This exciting and innovative book is the ideal companion for students studying evidence on the LLB, LPC or BPTC. Online Resource Centre This book is supported by an Online Resource Centre, which contains the following: - Regular updates to the text - A helpful list of web links - A glossary of key terms - Guidance on answering some of the problem questions posed in the book

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    Text & Materials
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Gregory Durston
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 680
    Width: 175 mm
    Height: 246 mm
    Thickness: 39 mm
    Weight: 1,198 g
    ISBN 13: 9780199583607
    ISBN 10: 0199583609

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 27780
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAW
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S5.3T
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    Ingram Subject Code: LE
    Libri: I-LE
    B&T General Subject: 490
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BISAC V2.8: LAW000000
    Abridged Dewey: 347
    BIC subject category V2: LNAC3, 1DBKW, 1DBKE
    BISAC V2.8: LAW037000
    BIC subject category V2: LNFX3
    LC subject heading: , , ,
    LC classification: KD7499 .D87 2011
    DC23: 347.4206
    Thema V1.0: LNFX3, LNAC3
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    19 May 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Gregory Durston is currently Reader in Law at Kingston University. He has also lectured at City Law School, and been an Associate Professor at Niigata University Law Faculty, Japan. He has a Doctorate and a Masters degree from the LSE, and was called to the Bar by the Middle Temple. He spent several years as a practising barrister, before becoming a full-time law lecturer. He has taught the law of evidence for 21 years.
    Table of contents
    1. Introduction to the law of evidence ; 2. Judicial discretion ; 3. The burden and standard of proof ; 4. Presumptions ; 5. Character evidence ; 6. Hearsay evidence ; 7. Confession evidence and related matters ; 8. Competence and compellability ; 9. The course of the evidence: examination in chief ; 10. The course of the evidence: cross-examination and re-examination ; 11. Opinion evidence ; 12. Corroboration and identification evidence ; 13. Public interest immunity ; 14. Privilege