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Murphy on evidence

Author: Peter Murphy
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th edView all editions and formats
Summary:
'Murphy on Evidence' bridges the gap between the academic and practical treatment of the law of evidence. Written by an author with many years of experience in both practice and teaching, this book contains a comprehensive academic analysis of the law and a wealth of information on how the law is applied.
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Genre/Form: Lehrbuch
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Murphy
ISBN: 9780199216284 0199216282
OCLC Number: 137221442
Notes: Includes index.
12th ed.- cataloged as a serial in LC.
Description: lvi, 707 pages : forms ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction to the law of evidence --
The language of the law of evidence --
The judicial function in the law of evidence --
The burden and standard of proof --
Character evidence I: character evidence generally, in civil cases, evidence of good character --
Character evidence II: evidence of bad character --
The rule against hearsay I: scope and working of the rule --
The rule against hearsay II: common law and statutory exceptions --
The rule against hearsay III: admissions and confessions --
The rule against hearsay IV: the accused's denials and silence --
Opinion evidence --
Previous judgments as evidence --
Public interest immunity and privilege I: public interest immunity --
Public interest immunity and privilege II: privilege --
Witnesses: competence and compellability, oaths and affirmations --
Examination in chief --
Cross-examination and beyond --
Corroboration and suspect witness warnings --
Documentary and real evidence --
Proof without evidence --
The Queen v Coke, the Queen v Littleton, Blackstone v Coke.
Responsibility: Peter Murphy.

Abstract:

'Murphy on Evidence' bridges the gap between the academic and practical treatment of the law of evidence. Written by an author with many years of experience in both practice and teaching, this book contains a comprehensive academic analysis of the law and a wealth of information on how the law is applied.
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WEIGHING UP THE EVIDENCE:

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THE COMPLETE AND PROVEN METHOD FOR TEACHING EVIDENCE

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