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  • 作      者: Hamish C. Stewart, B.A., Ph.D. (Econ.)(Harvar
  • 出版时间: 2014-07-31
  • 语      言: 英文
  • 价      格: 2320HKD
内容简介
The law of evidence is one of the most important - and at times, challenging - areas of law. Because it is central to both the civil and criminal courtroom, a solid knowledge of its principles is essential for any lawyer whose files regularly or occasionally involve litigious matters. This important title brings together in one accessible source the law of evidence that applies in civil and criminal proceedings before Canadian courts. Topics covered include:
•Oral evidence
•Competency and compellability
•Testimonial qualifications of a witness
•Examination of witnesses, prior inconsistent statements, refreshed and recorded memory
•Burden and quantum of proof
•Civil and criminal proceedings
•Charter litigation and Constitutional considerations
•Presumptions
•Hearsay evidence
•Exceptions to the rule against hearsay
•Necessity and reliability
•Opinion evidence
•Statements to persons not in authority
•The confessions rule: statements to persons in authority
•Admissibility of statements
•Character evidence
•Application of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
•Commonly encountered Charter violations
•Principles of exclusion
•Formal admissions
•Res judicata
•Various categories of privilege And much more.

Features


•Enhanced contents
•A general table of contents to the level of chapter headings
•A detailed table of contents to the level of clause headings
•Detailed sectional contents set out within the commentary for each chapter and section
•References and abbreviations - an alphabetical listing of special references and abbreviations used in the volume, with an explanation of their meaning
•Selected secondary sources - setting out selected texts, articles, and other secondary sources pertaining to the subject that the reader may find to be relevant and helpful
•Glossary of definitions - identifying words and phrases defined in the various rules of civil procedure across Canada, and providing the text of the definition in each jurisdiction for easy reference. A valuable "quick reference" in a field marked by a wide variety of statutes promulgated across many jurisdictions

Plus


•Table of cases
•Table of statutes and statutory instruments
•List of related titles
•Index
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