Journals Higher Education

$125.00

Hardcover

Published: 21 March 2016

272 Pages

9.7 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780198746348


Bookseller Code (07)


A new practitioner law publication

Expert Evidence and Criminal Jury Trials

Ian Freckelton QC, Jane Goodman-Delahunty, Jacqueline Horan, and Blake McKimmie

  • Synthesises unique and unprecedented empirical data from the courtroom with rigorous analysis to provide a critical perspective on expert evidence processes in common law jurisdictions
  • Offers broad psychological insights how different kinds of evidence are received and comprehended by juries
  • Discusses the challenges presented by modern technologies used in expert evidence e.g. DNA analysis, computer evidence in fraud trials, facial and body-mapping, lip reading, gait analysis, shoe impression evidence, and criminal profiling
  • Covers key UK decisions, including Dallagher [2002] EWCA Crim 1903, concerning ear print analysis, and Atkins [2010] 1 Cr App R 8, concerning facial mapping
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