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Q&A Evidence

11th Edition

By Charanjit Singh

Routledge

208 pages

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Description

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in assessment. Each book contains essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and model answers that help you to:

Plan your revision and know what examiners are looking for:

  • Introducing how best to approach revision in each subject
  • Identifying and explaining the main elements of each question, and providing marker annotation to show how examiners will read your answer

Understand and remember the law:

  • Using memorable diagram overviews for each answer to demonstrate how the law fits together and how best to structure your answer

Gain marks and understand areas of debate:

  • Providing revision tips and advice to help you aim higher in essays and exams
  • Highlighting areas that are contentious and on which you will need to form an opinion

Avoid common errors:

  • Identifying common pitfalls students encounter in class and in assessment

The series is supported by an online resource that allows you to test your progress during the run-up to exams. Features include: multiple choice questions, bonus Q&As and podcasts.

Table of Contents

1 Basic Concepts 2 Burden and Standard of Proof 3 Presumptions, Competence and Compellability 4 Hearsay I 5 Hearsay II 6 Hazardous Evidence 7 Confessions and Ill-Gotten Evidence 8 Character Evidence I 9 Character Evidence II 10 The Course of Testimony 11 Opinion Evidence 12 Privilege and Public Policy

About the Author

Dr Charanjit Singh is Head of Subject and Research at the University of West London's School of Law.

About the Series

Questions and Answers

Routledge Q&As give you the tools to practice and refine your exam technique, showing you how to apply your knowledge to maximum effect in an exam situation. Each book contains up to fifty essay and problem-based questions on the most commonly examined topics, complete with expert guidance and fully worked model answers.

These books provide you with the skills you need for your exams by:

  • Helping you to be prepared: each title in the series has an introduction presenting carefully tailored advice on how to approach assessment for your subject
  • Showing you what examiners are looking for: each question is annotated with both a short overview on how to approach your answer, as well as footnoted commentary that demonstrate how model answers meet marking criteria
  • Offering pointers on how to gain marks, as well as what common errors could lose them: Aim Higher and Common Pitfalls offer crucial guidance throughout
  • Helping you to understand and remember the law: diagrams for each answer work to illuminate difficult legal principles and provide overviews of how model answers are structured

Books in the series are also supported by a Companion Website that offers online essay-writing tutorials, podcasts, bonus Q&As and multiple-choice questions to help you focus your revision more effectively.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LAW000000
LAW / General
LAW026000
LAW / Criminal Law / General
LAW037000
LAW / Evidence