Product details

Publisher: 
Carswell
Practice area: 
Evidence
Jurisdiction: 
General
Publication date: 
2009-12-30
ISBN: 
9780779823024
Carswell

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
Carswell

Canadian Evidence Law in a Nutshell, 3rd Edition

Availability: In Stock

Description

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