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This book is designed to be an authoritative exposition of the law of evidence which discusses fully both the theory and the practice of the subject, so meeting the needs of students and practitioners alike. It is clearly written with the inclusion of numerous cases and references to past authorities.
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  • Paperback | 867 pages
  • 156 x 234mm
  • Butterworths Law
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0406515611
  • 9780406515612

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Matters not requiring proof and judicial findings of evidence; burden of proof and presumptions; degrees of proof; the functions of the judge and jury; the competence and compellability of witnesses; corroboration; the course of evidence; character and credibility; similar fact evidence; Criminal Evidence Act 1898; privilege; public policy; opinion; the rule against hearsay; hearsay statements in civil proceedings; hearsay statements in civil and criminal cases; hearsay in criminal proceedings; the doctrine of res gestae; documentary evidence; proof of frequently recurring matters.
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