Book Spotlight - March 2022
Continue to watch this space for promotions highlighting one of the books recently added to the PLA Library collection, as well as old favourites we think may be of interest to our PLA Library users.
Today's spotlight is on the book, Modern Criminal Evidence by Matthew Gourlay, Brock Jones, Renee Pomerance, Glen Crisp, and Jill D. Makepeace.
Published: August 2021 by Emond.
Modern Criminal Evidence is the first major treatise to provide a truly practical and comprehensive guide to criminal evidence law in Canada. Unlike other texts in this area, this book’s practical approach guides readers through evidentiary issues in all components of criminal law, providing indispensable insight from Crown, defence, and judicial perspectives. Read more.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Chapter 1: Introduction: Basic Concepts in the Law of Evidence
Chapter 2: From Evidence to Verdict: Confessions of a Judicial Fact-Finder
Chapter 3: Judicial Notice
Chapter 4: Opinion Evidence
Chapter 5: Circumstantial Evidence
Chapter 6: Hearsay
Chapter 7: Character Evidence
Chapter 8: Examination of Witnesses
Chapter 9: Specific Types of Witnesses
Chapter 10: Confessions and Self-Incrimination
Chapter 11: Privilege
Chapter 12: Digital Evidence
Chapter 13: Documentary Evidence
Chapter 14: Identification Evidence
Chapter 15: Intersection of Proceedings
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