Canadian Evidence Law in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

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Canadian Evidence Law in a Nutshell, Third Edition provides a succinct introduction to the legal and practical aspects of the law of evidence in Canada. Professors Delisle and Dufraimont articulate the principles underlying each of the rules of evidence, bringing clarity to this fascinating, and continually evolving area of law. The third edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect recent changes in the law and to add the latest leading Supreme Court of Canada decisions such as R. v. Khela, R. v. Khelawon, F.H. v. McDougall, R. v. J.H.S, R. v. Trochym, R. v. Stirling, R. v. Griffin, Canada (Privacy Commissioner) v. Blood Tribe Department of Health, R. v. Singh, and R. v. Grant.

Highlights of the text include:

  • Basic concepts of relevance, materiality, and discretion to exclude
  • Character evidence
  • Similar fact evidence
  • Manner of proof
  • Real evidence
  • Questioning and impeaching witnesses
  • Privileged communications
  • Privilege against self-incrimination
  • Confessions
  • Exclusion of improperly obtained evidence, and more

Publisher:
Carswell

Practice Area:
Evidence

Jurisdiction:
General

Publication Date:
2009-12-30

Hardcover Specifications

Service #:
30836073

Sub #:
30836073

Pages:
190

Shelf Space:
1

Volume:
N/A

Anticip Unkeep Cost:
N/A

eBook Specifications

ISBN:
9780779823024