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Published: 05 April 2018

456 Pages


ISBN: 9780198806844

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Fifth Edition

Andrew Choo

  • Provides a concise and thought-provoking account of the key principles that underlie the law of evidence, helping students to develop a full, analytical understanding of the subject
  • The author's highly engaging and accessible writing style demystifies an often complex area of law
  • Draws upon a wealth of comparative, socio-legal and non-legal perspectives to provide students with a well-rounded and contextual understanding of the subject

New to this Edition:

  • New cases on: Confession evidence: Ibrahim v UK (2016)
  • Expert evidence: Myers v R (2015)
  • Bad character evidence: R v Awoyemi (2016); R v Mitchell (2016); R v Platt (2016)
  • Legal professional privilege: R v Brown (Edward) (2015)
  • Sexual behaviour evidence: R v Evans (Chedwyn) (2016)
  • DNA evidence: R v FNC (2015); R v Tsekiri (2017)
  • Vulnerable witnesses: R v G (S) (2017); R v Lubemba (2014)
  • Good character evidence: R v Hunter (Nigel) (2015)
  • Photographic evidence: R v Shanmugarajah (2015)

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