ISBN: 9781858004211


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Thomson Round Hall’s Nutshell on evidence law is a revision tool for students, summarising the essential components of the vast subject of evidence law. it is a user-friendly, accurate and concise work that will be an invaluable study aid, outlining the main principles and major cases in the following areas:Contents The burden of proof; The testimony of witnesses; Corroboration; Identification evidence; Leading evidence of an accused’s previous convictions (similar fact evidence); Cross-examing the accused on his previous convictions or his bad character; The rule against hearsay; Confession evidence; Evidence obtained in breach of an accused’s constitutional rights and illegally obtained; Evidence; Expert and opinion evidence; Privilege.Ross Gorman is a practising barrister. He is also a tutor in Griffith College Dublin and in The Honorable Society of Kings Inns.