Methodology of Judicial Proof and Presumption
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This book offers the first theoretical approach to rules of evidence and the practice of judicial proof in China written in English by a Chinese professor. As Prof. He's first representative work, based on over three decades of studying and researching evidence law, it clarifies concepts relevant to evidence law, highlights the value of studying evidence law, re-examines the domain of presumption, reviews central problems in obtaining evidence, and discusses the reasons for misjudged cases. In brief, the book not only presents all major aspects of Chinese rules of evidence in criminal justice, but also introduces readers to the latest developments from a global perspective.
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  • Hardback | 280 pages
  • 155 x 235 x 19.05mm | 623g
  • Singapore, Singapore
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2018
  • XXI, 280 p.
  • 9811080240
  • 9789811080241

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This book offers the first theoretical approach to rules of evidence and the practice of judicial proof in China written in English by a Chinese professor. As Prof. He's first representative work, based on over three decades of studying and researching evidence law, it clarifies concepts relevant to evidence law, highlights the value of studying evidence law, re-examines the domain of presumption, reviews central problems in obtaining evidence, and discusses the reasons for misjudged cases. In brief, the book not only presents all major aspects of Chinese rules of evidence in criminal justice, but also introduces readers to the latest developments from a global perspective.
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Table of contents

Preface.- The dilemma of judicial proof.- The history of judicial proof.- The methods of judicial proof.- The rules of judicial proof.- The burden of judicial proof.- The standards of judicial proof.- The concept of presumption.- The categories of presumption.- The rules of presumption.- The creation of presumption rules.- The application of presumption rules.- The proof of wrongful convictions.- Abbreviation.- Bibliography.
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About Jiahong He

Professor Jiahong He has been teaching and researching in the field of evidence law and criminal justice in China for thirty years. He is a leading expert in the field of criminal justice and evidence law in China. In recent years, he has been invited to give lectures on the issues of evidence rules and criminal justice to judges, prosecutors, lawyers and police officers in many parts of China, and also around the world in places such as Cincinnati University and New York University in USA, Max-Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Germany, Australian National University and La Trobe University in Australia, Nagoya University in Japan, and the University of Bergen in Norway.
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