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Published: 15 April 2018

832 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198811855

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The Modern Law of Evidence

Twelfth Edition

Adrian Keane and Paul McKeown

  • An authoritative, exceptionally clear, and comprehensive work, focusing on the rules that underpin the law of evidence, guiding students through this complex subject
  • Provides an examination of the theory behind the law as well as its practical application, helping to engage the reader with the key debates and encouraging analytical thought
  • In-depth coverage of all key topics found on evidence modules ensures that this is the ideal core text for any student studying for academic or professional qualifications

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter offering expanded coverage on visual and voice identification
  • Coverage of the direction on the criminal standard of proof in The Crown Court Compendium, Part 1
  • The latest European jurisprudence on hearsay evidence, including: Schatschaschwili v Germany and Seton v UK
  • Coverage of new case law, including, R v Midmore (implied representations), Ibrahim v CPS and Wills v DPP (res gestae), R v Mitchell, R v Awoyemi, and R v Platt (bad character), R v G, R v C, and R v Evans (cross-examination), Kennedy v Cordia (Services) LLP, Pora v R, and Myers v R (expert evidence and witnesses)

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