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Evidence Concentrate

Law Revision and Study Guide

Sixth Edition

Maureen Spencer and John Spencer

August 2019

ISBN: 9780198840633

272 pages

In Stock


Price: £12.99

Highest quality revision and study guides for use alongside core reading to help consolidate knowledge, focus revision, and maximise potential



Evidence Concentrate is written and designed to help you succeed. Accurate and reliable, Concentrate guides help focus your revision and maximise your exam performance. Each guide includes revision tips, advice on how to achieve extra marks, and a thorough and focused breakdown of the key topics and cases.

  • Written by experts and covering all the key topics so you can approach your exams with confidence
  • Clear, concise, and easy-to-use helping you get the most out of your revision
  • Full of learning features and tips to show you how best to impress your examiner
  • Revision guides you can rely on: trusted by lecturers, loved by students
  • There is a wide array of accompanying online resources, including interactive, key cases flashcards, self-test questions and advice on revision and exam technique

New to this edition

  • Extended coverage of Identification Evidence including Code D (updated 2017)
  • R v Midmore [2017] Crim 533 on hearsay
  • R v G (S) [2017] EWCA 617 on Special Measures Directions
  • R v Evans [2016] EWCA 452 on cross examination of complainants in sexual cases

About the Author(s)

Maureen Spencer, Associate Professor of Law, Middlesex University, and John Spencer, Barrister

Table of Contents

    1:Introduction, principles and key concepts
    2:Burden of proof
    3:Confessions and the defendant's silence
    4:Improperly obtained evidence, other than confessions
    5:Character evidence
    6:Hearsay evidence
    7:Competence and compellability, special measures
    8:Identification, care warnings, questioning at trial
    9:Opinion evidence
    10:Public interest immunity

Additional Resources

Packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more, Evidence Concentrate is also supported by extensive online resources to take your learning further Access the online resources:

- Pinpoint which areas you need to concentrate on with the diagnostic test
- Test your knowledge with the multiple-choice questions and receive feedback on your answers
- Improve your essay skills using the outline answers for guidance on what to include and how to structure your answer
- Revise the facts and principles of key cases using the interactive flashcards
- Check that you have covered the main points of a topic using the key facts checklists
- Achieve better marks following the advice on revision and exam technique by experienced examiner Nigel Foster

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