Description : This book offers a general, yet substantive view of evidence law. Its chapters combine content with relevant cases, allowing readers to learn and analyze the legal reasoning and court decision-making process behind the laws. Written in a reader-friendly format, the chapters feature elements that enhance instruction and help readers develop essential skills. Exhibits and illustrations provide a visual connection to the material. Legal Research Using the Internet applications and Internet Icons alert readers to Web references and promote the use of web-based legal resources to strengthen technology skills. The appendix presents additional information on the court system and its procedures, giving an expanded overview of evidence law and its use in the legal process. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : The Modern Law of Evidence is well established and relied upon as a lucid, engaging and authoritative guide to the contemporary law of evidence. Straightforward and practical in approach, this textbook also provides concise analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current topics. The tenth edition has been carefully developed and updated to ensure that it continues to provide a thorough and utterly reliable guide for students. This book is an ideal text for undergraduates and students studying the BPTC or LPC. It has been cited with approval by the highest appellate courts, thereby also cementing its reputation as an excellent resource for practitioners and judges. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains regular updates to the text and a helpful list of web links.
Description : A clear and accessible introduction to the law of evidence, enhanced with numerous case and material extracts and visual aids.
Description : Murphy on Evidence is firmly established as a leading student text, framing the law of evidence in its practical context, suitable for undergraduates as well as those studying for professional law exams. Frequently consulted by judges and practitioners, and regularly cited in judgments, it has come to be regarded as a work of authority throughout the common law world. The book's unique approach effectively bridges the gap between the academic study of the law of evidence and its application in practice, combining detailed analysis of the law with a wealth of practical information about how it is used in the courtroom. The text is accompanied by two well-crafted fictional cases - one criminal and one civil - allowing students an opportunity to contextualize and test their growing knowledge. Each chapter presents challenging issues and questions for discussion which can be applied to a suite of supporting case documentation. Online Resource Centre The book is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, which contains: DT Supporting documents and multimedia resources for the two fictional cases, including: Prosecution and defence case papers Police interviews (incl. transcripts, audio, and video) Witness statements Criminal procedure forms Civil claim forms DT A range of multiple-choice questions enabling students to test their knowledge DT A list of useful web links
Description : Choo's Evidence provides students with a lucid account of the core principles of the law of civil and criminal evidence in England and Wales, whilst also exploring the fundamental rationales that underlie the law as a whole. This clear and engaging text explores current debates and draws on different jurisdictions to achieve a fascinating mix of critical and thought provoking analysis for students and practitioners alike. Where appropriate the author draws on comparative material and a variety of socio-legal, empirical, and non-legal material. Also, thorough footnoting and further reading lists provide valuable signposting to a wealth of additional sources.
Description : The Core Text series takes the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing a reliable and invaluable guide for students of law at all levels. Written by leading academics and renowned for their clarity, these concise texts explain the intellectual challenges of each area of the law. Munday's Evidence provides students with a succinct yet thought-provoking introduction to all of the key areas covered on undergraduate law of evidence courses. Vibrant and engaging, the book sets out to demystify a traditionally intimidating area of law. Probing analysis of the issues, both historic and current, ensures that the text contains a thorough exploration of the 'core' of the subject. Whether used as a primer, core text, or as a reintroduction to the subject, Evidence is the ideal companion for those keen to grasp the core principles and current law of evidence. Online Resource Centre This book is accompanied by an open access Online Resource Centre, including: Answer guidance to questions in the text Useful weblinks Legal updates www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/orc/munday9e/
Description : A leading expert in informal logic, Douglas Walton turns his attention in this new book to how reasoning operates in trials and other legal contexts, with special emphasis on the law of evidence. The new model he develops, drawing on methods of argumentation theory that are gaining wide acceptance in computing fields like artificial intelligence, can be used to identify, analyze, and evaluate specific types of legal argument. In contrast with approaches that rely on deductive and inductive logic and rule out many common types of argument as fallacious, Walton&’s aim is to provide a more expansive view of what can be considered &"reasonable&" in legal argument when it is construed as a dynamic, rule-governed, and goal-directed conversation. This dialogical model gives new meaning to the key notions of relevance and probative weight, with the latter analyzed in terms of pragmatic criteria for what constitutes plausible evidence rather than truth.
Description : Scots Law The only dedicated text on the Scottish Law of evidence, the new edition offers a summary of the current law unrivalled by any other work. It covers all the main areas of this important subject and is fully updated to take account of all legislative and case law developments.