Canadian Evidence Law in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

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Canadian Evidence Law in a Nutshell, 3rd 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. Contents include:

  • Basic concepts of relevance, materiality and discretion to exclude
  • Character evidence
  • Similar fact evidence
  • Manner of proof
  • Real evidence
  • Questioning and impeaching witnesses
  • The new regime governing child witnesses
  • The principled approach to hearsay evidence
  • Exceptions to the hearsay rule
  • Opinion and expert evidence
  • Privileged communications
  • Privilege against self-incrimination
  • Confessions
  • Exclusion of improperly obtained evidence

Publisher:
Carswell

Practice Area:
Evidence

Jurisdiction:
General

Publication Date:
2009-12-30

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30836073

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30836073

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9780779823024