The Modern Law of Evidence

Author: Adrian Keane,Paul McKeown

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198811853

Category: Law

Page: 840

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A superbly clear, direct, and detailed explanation of the rules that underpin the law of evidence. The Modern Law of Evidence is a lucid, engaging, and authoritative guide to this fascinating area of study. Straightforward and practical in approach, it also provides concise and focused analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current debates. An ideal text for undergraduates and students studying on the Bar Professional Training Course and Legal Practice Course, The Modern Law of Evidence is also an authoritative reference point for practitioners and judges.
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The Modern Law of Evidence

Author: Adrian Keane,Paul McKeown

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198749295

Category:

Page: 816

View: 9799

A superbly clear, direct, and detailed explanation of the rules that underpin the law of evidence.The Modern Law of Evidence is a lucid, engaging, and authoritative guide to this fascinating area of study. Straightforward and practical in approach, it also provides concise and focused analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current debates. An ideal text for undergraduates and students studying on the Bar Professional Training Course and Legal Practice Course, The Modern Law of Evidence is also an authoritative reference point for practitioners and judges.Online Resource Centre The eleventh edition is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre, containing:- Regular updates on key developments - A list of web links to essential sources - Guidance on approaching the problem questions contained in the book
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Evidence and the Adversarial Process

The Modern Law

Author: Jenny McEwan

Publisher: Hart Publishing Limited

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 293

View: 7648

The first edition of Evidence and the Adversarial Process was published in 1992. Since then the law of evidence has undergone many significant changes, for example to the right to silence, the rules on disclosure, corroboration and the treatment of child witnesses. Despite substantial revision of the original text, the themes of the first edition are retained: to what extent is the content of the law of evidence dictated by the adversarial form of trial, and is it worth retaining? Do the rules of evidence operate in the interests of justice?The new edition is designed not only to interest readers already conversant with the law of evidence but to be used as a text by law teachers interested in a more discursive approach than that employed by traditional evidence textbooks. To this end, it contains more explanatory material than the first edition, and should be entirely comprehensible to the novice. The objective is to provide a self-contained but critical account of the manner in which cases are tried in England and Wales. As such it is ideal for students of law studying for university and professional examinations.
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A Digest of the Law of Evidence

Author: James Fitzjames Stephen

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Burden of proof

Page: 198

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The Law of Proof in Early Modern Equity

Author: Michael R. T. Macnair

Publisher: Duncker & Humblot

ISBN: 9783428491988

Category: Law

Page: 322

View: 5001

This volume is a systematic study of the rules of proof in English Courts of Equity between the later sixteenth and the early eighteenth century. In this period the proof practices of the Courts of Equity were controversial, as contemporary lawyers saw them as linked to the Civil Law, and some perceived a threat to the Common Law tradition. The reality of this linkage and threat has continued to be controversial among historians. In addition, this period saw the early stages of the development of the Common Law of Evidence, which in modern law is a striking divergence from Civil Law systems. The origins of the law of evidence have traditionally been linked to the need for judges to control the jury, but this view has been subject to several recent critiques. The Courts of Equity did not generally use jury trial. This study considers Equity proof rules in their relationships to contemporary Civil and Canon Law proof conceptions, medieval Common Law rules governing proof of facts, and early Common Law evidence rules. It concludes that Equity courts operated a variant of civilian proof concepts, and mediated an influence of these concepts on the origins of the Common Law of Evidence. These findings cast a new light on the debates on these origins, and on the relationship between the Common Law and Civil Law traditions in early modern England.
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Eine kurze Geschichte der Menschheit

Author: Yuval Noah Harari

Publisher: DVA

ISBN: 364110498X

Category: History

Page: 528

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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.
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Unterwegs zum Buddha

sein Leben, seine Lehre, seine Wirkung

Author: Pankaj Mishra

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783896671349

Category:

Page: 444

View: 8946

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Rethinking Evidence

Exploratory Essays

Author: William Twining

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1139453211

Category: Law

Page: N.A

View: 5529

The Law of Evidence has traditionally been perceived as a dry, highly technical, and mysterious subject. This book argues that problems of evidence in law are closely related to the handling of evidence in other kinds of practical decision-making and other academic disciplines, that it is closely related to common sense and that it is an interesting, lively and accessible subject. These essays develop a readable, coherent historical and theoretical perspective about problems of proof, evidence, and inferential reasoning in law. Although each essay is self-standing, they are woven together to present a sustained argument for a broad inter-disciplinary approach to evidence in litigation, in which the rules of evidence play a subordinate, though significant, role. This revised and enlarged edition includes a revised introduction, the best-known essays in the first edition, and chapters on narrative and argumentation, teaching evidence, and evidence as a multi-disciplinary subject.
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Sachverständigenbeweis im deutschen und englischen Zivilprozess

Author: Daniel Tiwisina

Publisher: V&R unipress GmbH

ISBN: 3899712218

Category: History

Page: 417

View: 9618

Fragen zum Sachverständigenbeweis spielen in allen europäischen Rechtsordnungen eine große Rolle. Je größer das verfügbare Wissen der Menschheit wird, desto größer werden auch die Schwierigkeiten der Sachverhaltsermittlung und Rechtsanwendung im Zivilprozess. Gleichwohl wird grundsätzlich angestrebt, dem rechtssuchenden Bürger in einem zügigen, kostengünstigen und transparenten Verfahren zur Durchsetzung seiner Rechte zu verhelfen, was sich aber häufig gerade wegen des notwendigen Einsatzes sachverständiger Personen als schwierig erweist. Der Autor untersucht in dieser Arbeit die unterschiedlichen Konzepte zum Sachverständigenbeweis im deutschen und im - seit 1999 stark reformierten - englischen Zivilprozessrecht. Der anschließende Rechtsvergleich erläutert die Unterschiede der jeweiligen nationalen Lösungsansätze und bewertet sie vor dem Hintergrund der aktuellen Probleme.
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Law, Interpretation and Reality

Essays in Epistemology, Hermeneutics and Jurisprudence

Author: P.J. Nerhot

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401578753

Category: Philosophy

Page: 458

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PATRICKNERHOT Since the two operations overlap each other so much, speaking about fact and interpretation in legal science separately would undoubtedly be highly artificial. To speak about fact in law already brings in the operation we call interpretation. EquaHy, to speak about interpretation is to deal with the method of identifying reality and therefore, in large part, to enter the area of the question of fact. By way of example, Bemard Jackson's text, which we have placed in section 11 of the first part of this volume, could no doubt just as weH have found a horne in section I. This work is aimed at analyzing this interpretation of the operation of identifying fact on the one hand and identifying the meaning of a text on the other. All philosophies of law recognize themselves in the analysis they propose for this interpretation, and we too shall seek in this volume to fumish a few elements of use for this analysis. We wish however to make it clear that our endeavour is addressed not only to legal philosophers: the nature of the interpretive act in legal science is a matter of interest to the legal practitioner too. He will find in these pages, we believe, elements that will serve hirn in rcflcction on his daily work.
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The Judicial Assessment of Expert Evidence

Author: Déirdre Dwyer

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 052150970X

Category: Law

Page: 435

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Deirdre Dwyer examines how a court can decide when to accept an expert's opinion, focusing on English civil justice.
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Frontiers of Legal Theory

Author: Richard A. Posner

Publisher: Harvard University Press

ISBN: 9780674013605

Category: Law

Page: 453

View: 9265

The most exciting development in legal thinking since World War II has been the growth of interdisciplinary legal studies. Judge Richard Posner has been a leader in this movement, and his new book explores its rapidly expanding frontier.
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