Murphy on Evidence by Richard GloverMurphy on Evidence by Richard Glover

Murphy on Evidence

byRichard Glover

Paperback | June 24, 2017

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Murphy on Evidence is firmly established as a leading student text, framing the law of evidence in its practical context, suitable for undergraduates as well as those studying for professional law exams. Frequently consulted by judges and practitioners, and regularly cited in judgments, it hascome to be regarded as a work of authority throughout the common law world. The book's unique approach effectively bridges the gap between the academic study of the law of evidence and its application in practice, combining detailed analysis of the law with a wealth of practical information abouthow it is used in the courtroom. The text is accompanied by two well-crafted fictional cases - one criminal and one civil - allowing students an opportunity to contextualize and test their growing knowledge. Each chapter presents challenging issues and questions for discussion which can be applied to a suite of supporting casedocumentation. Online Resource Centre:The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains: * Supporting documents and multimedia resources for the two fictional cases, including:Prosecution and defence case papersPolice interviews (incl. transcripts, audio, and video)Witness statementsCriminal procedure formsCivil claim forms* A range of multiple-choice questions enabling students to test their knowledge * A list of useful web links
Richard Glover is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Wolverhampton, and previously practised as a solicitor.
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Title:Murphy on EvidenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0 inPublished:June 24, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198788738

ISBN - 13:9780198788737

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to the law of evidence2. The language of the law of evidence3. The judicial function in the law of evidence4. The burden and standard of proof5. Proof without evidence6. Witnesses: competence and compellability; oaths and affirmations7. Examination-in-chief8. Cross-examination and beyond9. Corroboration and suspect witness warnings10. The rule against hearsay I: Scope and working of the rule11. The rule against hearsay II: Common law and statutory exceptions12. The rule against hearsay III: Admissions and confessions13. The rule against hearsay IV: The accused's denials and silence14. Character evidence I: Character evidence generally; in civil cases; evidence of good character15. Character evidence II: Evidence of bad character16. Previous judgments as evidence17. Opinion evidence18. Public interest immunity and privilege I: Public interest immunity19. Public interest immunity and privilege II: Privilege