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Cross & Tapper on Evidence

Thirteenth Edition

Roderick Munday

December 2018

ISBN: 9780199668601

872 pages
Paperback
246x171mm

In Stock

Price: £52.99

Cross & Tapper continues to provide exceptionally clear and detailed coverage of the modern law of evidence, with an element of international comparison. The foremost authority in the area, it is a true classic of legal literature.

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Cross & Tapper continues to provide exceptionally clear and detailed coverage of the modern law of evidence, with an element of international comparison. The foremost authority in the area, it is a true classic of legal literature.

  • Includes the most detailed and authoritative coverage of all aspects of the law of evidence, ensuring that students gain a full understanding of the subject
  • Includes coverage of relevant points from other common law jurisdictions, providing an illuminating element of international comparison
  • Features extensive referencing, which enables students to follow up on points of interest and further develop their learning

New to this edition

  • Thoroughly updated to reflect key developments in the area, with particular focus on new case law relevant to evidence of privilege, character and hearsay.
  • Coverage of new cases, including: Horncastle v UK 2015 and R v Bradshaw 2017 (admissibility of hearsay evidence); Ibrahim v CPS 2016 (admission of evidence under res gestae); R v Hamberger 2017 (exceptions to the hearsay rule); JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov 2016 (liability to conviction in a different jurisdiction)

About the Author(s)

Roderick Munday, Reader Emeritus in Law, University of Cambridge

Roderick Munday is Reader Emeritus in Law at the University of Cambridge, Fellow Emeritus of Peterhouse, Cambridge, and a Bencher of Lincoln's Inn.

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction
    2:Matters not requiring proof and judicial findings as evidence
    3:Burdens and proof
    4:The functions of the judge and jury
    5:Witnesses
    6:The course of evidence
    7:Character in general
    8:Bad character of the accused
    9:Privilege
    10:Public policy
    11:Opinion
    12:Hearsay in general
    13:Hearsay in civil proceedings
    14:Hearsay in criminal proceedings
    15:Documentary evidence
    16:Proof of frequently recurring matters

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