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3rd Edition

Key Facts Evidence

ISBN 9781444118629
Published August 27, 2010 by Routledge
160 Pages

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Book Description

Key Facts is the essential revision series for anyone studying law, including LLB, ILEX and post-graduate conversion courses.

The Key Facts series provides the simplest and most effective way for you to absorb and retain the essential facts needed to pass your exams effortlessly.

Key features include:

* Diagrams at the start of chapters to summarise the key points
* Structured heading levels to allow for clear recall of the main facts
* Charts and tables to break down more complex information

New to these editions is an improved text design making the books easier read and the facts easier to retain.

Key Facts books are supported by the website where you will find extensive revision materials including MCQs and Key Q&As.

Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to the Law of Evidence
2 The Burdens and Standards of Proof
3 Testimony of Witnesses
4 Courseof Trial
5 Corroboration, Lies, Care Warnings and Identification Evidence
6 Silence: Drawing Adverse Inferences Against the Defendant
7 Character and Convictions
8 Hearsay: the Rule, Exceptions under the Civil Evidence Act 1995 and at Common Law
9 Statutory Exceptions to the Hearsay rule in Criminal Cases
10 Hearsay: civil cases
11 Confessions
12 Evidence Obtained by Illegal or Unfair Means
13 Opinion Evidence
14 Disclosure of Evidence and Protection from Disclosure: Privilege and Public Interest Immunity

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Emma Washbourne is Senior Lecturer in law at Birmingham City University.
Beverley Hopkins (BA, LLB, LLM) is Senior Lecturer at the University of Central England.

Chris Turner LLM is a qualified barrister and a Senior Lecturer in Law at Wolverhampton University.He has taught law at all levels. He is also series editor of Unlocking the Law and Key Cases, both published by Hodder Arnold. Jacqueline Martin LLM has ten years' experience as a practising barrister and has taught law at all levels. She is also series editor of Unlocking the Law and Key Cases, both published by Hodder Arnold.