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Practitioners' Library - Evidence in Criminal Trials

This casebook draws together case authorities which have laid down key evidential principles in connection with our criminal trial process.
Publisher: LexisNexis
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ISBN/ISSN: LNSGPRLIBEVIB
Publisher: LexisNexis

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This casebook draws together case authorities which have laid down key evidential principles in connection with our criminal trial process.

It seeks to be a practical guide to understanding the rubric of criminal trial evidence, as well as related issues of practice and procedure. Particular emphasis is given to the approaches adopted by the courts towards evaluation of evidence. Extracts from the relevant judgments are also reproduced.

Table of contents

· Chapter 1: An Overview of the Criminal Trial Process 
· Chapter 2: Criminal Trial Jurisdiction
· Chapter 3: Nature of the Law of Evidence
· Chapter 4: Classifications of Evidence
· Chapter 5: Prosecution’s Burden of Proof at the Close of Its Case
· Chapter 6: Prosecution’s Burden of Proof at the Close of the Trial
· Chapter 7: Statutory Presumption
· Chapter 8: Hearsay
· Chapter 9: Illegally Obtained Evidence
· Chapter 10: Opinion and Expert Evidence
· Chapter 11: Character Evidence
· Chapter 12: Similar Fact Evidence
· Chapter 13: Effect of Improper Admission of Evidence
· Chapter 14: General Principles Governing Admissibility of Statements
· Chapter 15: Incriminatory Statements
· Chapter 16: Inconsistent Statements
· Chapter 17: Statements Confirmed by Subsequent Facts - s27 of the Evidence Act
· Chapter 18: Statements of Co-accused - s30 of the Evidence Act
· Chapter 19: Competence and Compellability
· Chapter 20: Privilege
· Chapter 21: Witnesses Requiring Special Consideration
· Chapter 22: Production of Evidence
· Chapter 23: Corroboration
· Chapter 24: Identification Evidence
· Chapter 25: Rebuttal Evidence
· Chapter 26: Cross-Examination to Test Veracity or Credibility
· Chapter 27: Failure to Cross-Examine Witnesses
· Chapter 28: Inferences from Non-production of Evidence
· Chapter 29: Inferences from Silence
· Chapter 30: Demeanour, Credibility and Findings of Fact
· Chapter 31: Refreshing Memory
· Chapter 32: Lies in Testimony
· Chapter 33: Collusion and Contamination of Testimonies