Rules of Evidence: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition

 
Rules of Evidence: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition
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ISBN:
978-1-55239-480-9
 
Publisher:
Emond Publishing
 
Page Count:
320
 
Status:
Available
 
Publication Date:
February 2016
 
Subjects:
Evidence; Law Clerk; Paralegal
 
 
 
 

Evidence law is a system of complex rules and principles that govern what information should be heard by the trier of fact. Rules of Evidence: A Practical Approach, 2nd Edition teaches students in paralegal and law clerk courses the practical approach to analyzing a fact situation and applying these rules in a logically sequenced manner. The book also addresses strategies for the effective presentation of testimonial and documentary evidence in the context of court and tribunal proceedings.

  • Concise overview of the fundamental rules of evidence, including rules of hearsay
  • Up-to-date Charter jurisprudence including the approach to remedies available under s. 24(2)
  • Current treatment of the law on self-incrimination and the right to silence
  • Updated discussion of spousal competency, compellability, and privilege to reflect the changes made to the Canada Evidence Act by the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights
  • Expanded discussion of the role of evidence in wrongful convictions
  • Case summaries that enable the reader to see how courts apply evidentiary principles

Part I: The Basic Concepts and Fundamental Principles

  • Chapter 1: Who's Who in the Courtroom
  • Chapter 2: Evidence in the Decision-Making Process
  • Chapter 3: Burden of Proof and Standard of Proof
  • Chapter 4: Fundamental Principles

Part II: Exclusion of Evidence That May Be Relevant and Material

  • Chapter 5: Hearsay
  • Chapter 6: Traditional Exceptions to the Hearsay Rule
  • Chapter 7: The Principled Exception to the Hearsay Rule
  • Chapter 8: Character Evidence
  • Chapter 9: Opinion Evidence
  • Chapter 10: Privilege

Part III: Evidence and the Charter

  • Chapter 11: Self-Incrimination
  • Chapter 12: Wrongfully Obtained Evidence

Part IV: Methods of Presenting Evidence

  • Chapter 13: Forms of Evidence
  • Chapter 14: Oral Evidence

Glossary
Index

Instructor Resources

  • Instructor's Guide
  • PowerPoint Presentations
  • Test Banks (Instuctor and Student Versions)

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