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The Modern Law of Evidence Adrian Keane (Barrister, Emeritus Professor of Law, The City Law School, City University, London)

The Modern Law of Evidence By Adrian Keane (Barrister, Emeritus Professor of Law, The City Law School, City University, London)

The Modern Law of Evidence by Adrian Keane (Barrister, Emeritus Professor of Law, The City Law School, City University, London)


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The Modern Law of Evidence is a best-selling and indispensable guide for students studying the contemporary law of evidence. The eleventh edition examines the theory behind the law as well as its practical application, with emphasis on current debates.

The Modern Law of Evidence Summary

The Modern Law of Evidence by Adrian Keane (Barrister, Emeritus Professor of Law, The City Law School, City University, London)

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

The Modern Law of Evidence Reviews

Overall, The Modern Law of Evidence encourages critical analysis while remaining accessible and engaging. The textbook is impressive in its authority and clarity, and continues to set the highest standard in its coverage of a challenging subject area. * CILEx Journal *
Review from previous edition A reliable and effective textbook which combines currency, clarity, and accessibility. * Ruth Costigan, Associate Professor, Swansea University *
If you are looking for an impressive consideration of evidence law then The Modern Law of Evidence is exactly the text you need... * Student Law Review *
This work has become firmly established as one of the leading textbooks on evidence. * Criminal Law and Justice Weekly *

About Adrian Keane (Barrister, Emeritus Professor of Law, The City Law School, City University, London)

Adrian Keane is a Professor of Law at The City Law School, City University, London. Paul McKeown is a Senior Lecturer at The City Law School, City University, London.

Table of Contents

1: Introduction 2: Preliminaries 3: Evidence obtained by illegal or unfair means 4: The burden and standard of proof 5: Witnesses 6: Examination-in-chief 7: Cross-examination and re-examination 8: Corroboration and care warnings 9: Documentary and real evidence 10: Hearsay in criminal cases 11: Hearsay admissible by statute in civil proceedings 12: Hearsay admissible at common law 13: Confessions 14: Statutory inferences from an accused's silence or conduct 15: Evidence of character: evidence of character in civil cases 16: Evidence of character: evidence of the good character of the accused 17: Evidence of character: evidence of bad character in criminal cases 18: Opinion evidence 19: Public policy 20: Privilege 21: Judgments as evidence of the facts upon which they were based 22: Proof of facts without evidence

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GOR008235014
9780198749295
0198749295
The Modern Law of Evidence by Adrian Keane (Barrister, Emeritus Professor of Law, The City Law School, City University, London)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
20160218
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