Posted by Peel Law Association
on 15 June 2022
Two new Criminal Law titles have just been added to the PLA Library Collection!
Qualifying and Challenging Expert Evidence
by Eric V. Gottardi, et al.
Published: April 2022 by Emond Publishing
Qualifying and Challenging Expert Evidence is an essential guide for legal practitioners and expert witnesses participating in a criminal trial. Applicable to Crown, defence counsel, and the judiciary, this handbook uses clear and concise language to address all aspects of expert witness testimony from start to finish. Read more.
Practical Guide to Evidence and Proof in Criminal Cases, 9th ed.
by (Hon.) Roger E. Salhany, Edward W. Claxton
Published: March 2022 by Emond Publshing
The Practical Guide to Evidence and Proof in Criminal Cases, 9th edition offers a clear and concise explanation of the different types of evidence admissible in criminal cases, the rules excluding certain categories of evidence, and the exceptions to those rules. Read more.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I: PRINCIPLES OF PROCEDURE
Preparing for Trial
Avenues for Challenging Experts
PART II: SPECIFIC TYPES OF EXPERT EVIDENCE
Appendix: Biology Reports
Appendix: Firearms Report
Table of Cases
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART I ADMISSIBILITY
Chapter One: General Principles
Chapter Two: Kinds of Evidence
PART II EXCLUDED EVIDENCE
Chapter Three: Hearsay
Chapter Four: Previous Consistent Statements
Chapter Five: Character Evidence
Chapter Six: Opinion Evidence
Chapter Seven: Admissions and Confessions
PART III TRIAL PROCESS
Chapter Eight: Proof at Trial
Chapter Nine: Presumptions and Burdens of Proof
Chapter Ten: Particular Problems of Proof
Both items are available to PLA Members in good standing for sign-out. PLA Members can sign-out up to three items for overnight use for a seven day period. Overdue charges may be applicable to items that are not returned by their due date.
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