Evidence 2009-2010

Evidence 2009-2010

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No matter how good your research and study skills, the ultimate test for the law student is the exam. This book explains how to tackle successfully the sort of problems and essay questions typically found in exam papers. The authors clearly guide students through the process of planning and structuring answers, providing advice on what to include, and on what to leave out. The book contains 50 questions and model answers divided into chapters covering all major topics. Each chapter begins with an introduction focusing on important points and ends with suggestions for further reading. Each question is supported by clear commentary indicating exactly what examiners are looking for, followed by an answer plan listing the key points to cover. Online Resource Centre An Online Resource Centre accompanies the book, providing revision and exam advice, links to useful websites, and a glossary to develop students' understanding of subject-specific terms.
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  • Paperback | 344 pages
  • 156 x 232 x 22mm | 480.81g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0199559570
  • 9780199559572
  • 1,218,607

Table of contents

1. Introduction; 2. Burden and standard of proof; presumptions; 3. Character evidence; 4. Hearsay; 5. Confessions; 6. The defendant's silence; 7. Improperly obtained evidence; 8. Competence and compellability; 9. Identification and lies; 10. Expert opinion; 11. Issues in the course of trial; 12. Privilege and public policy; 13. Mixed questions
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About John Spencer

Maureen Spencer is a Principal Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University. John Spencer is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University. He is also a barrister and law reporter.
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