The Modern Law of Evidence by Adrian KeaneThe Modern Law of Evidence by Adrian Keane

The Modern Law of Evidence

byAdrian Keane, Paul McKeown

Paperback | March 19, 2016

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A superbly clear, direct, and detailed explanation of the rules that underpin the law of evidence.The Modern Law of Evidence is a lucid, engaging, and authoritative guide to this fascinating area of study. Straightforward and practical in approach, it also provides concise and focused analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current debates. An ideal text for undergraduates and students studying on the Bar Professional Training Course and Legal Practice Course, The Modern Law of Evidence is also an authoritative reference point for practitioners and judges.Online Resource Centre The eleventh edition is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, containing:- Regular updates on key developments - A list of web links to essential sources - Guidance on approaching the problem questions contained in the book
Adrian Keane is a Barrister and Emeritus Professor of Law at the City Law School in London. Paul McKeown is a Barrister and Senior Lecturer at the City Law School in London.
Title:The Modern Law of EvidenceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.03 inPublished:March 19, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198749295

ISBN - 13:9780198749295

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Preliminaries3. Evidence obtained by illegal or unfair means4. The burden and standard of proof5. Witnesses6. Examination-in-chief7. Cross-examination and re-examination8. Corroboration and care warnings9. Documentary and real evidence10. Hearsay in criminal cases11. Hearsay admissible by statute in civil proceedings12. Hearsay admissible at common law13. Confessions14. Statutory inferences from an accused's silence or conduct15. Evidence of character: evidence of character in civil cases16. Evidence of character: evidence of the good character of the accused17. Evidence of character: evidence of bad character in criminal cases18. Opinion evidence19. Public policy20. Privilege21. Judgments as evidence of the facts upon which they were based22. Proof of facts without evidence

Editorial Reviews

"This work has become firmly established as one of the leading textbooks on evidence." --Criminal Law and Justice Weekly