Murphy on Evidence (15ed)

Murphy on Evidence (15ed)
Murphy on Evidence (15ed)
Glover, R
Oxford University Press
  • Written by a former criminal practitioner with continuing strong links with the legal profession, the book effectively bridges the gap between theory and practice, ensuring that students gain a fully rounded understanding of the subject and appreciate how the law is applied in criminal and civil cases
  • An authoritative reference in the common law world, the text is regularly cited in judgments and by law reform groups
  • Two fictional case studies with a wealth of accompanying case documentation allow students to apply their growing knowledge
  • Thought-provoking questions for discussion at the end of each chapter encourage a critical, problem-based approach to the subject

New to this Edition:

  • The table of contents has been restructured to present a more narrative approach to the law as it would be encountered in a live case
  • Analysis of the latest case law developments, with over 200 new appellate decisions referred to and discussed since the last edition, including:Rizan v Hayes[2016],Chief Constable of Lancashire v Wilson[2015] (on the burden and standard of proof);Hunter[2015] (on good character directions);Sullivan[2015],Prospere[2016],Mitchell[2016],Stewart[2016],Awoyemi[2016],Lunkulu[2015],Umair[2016],Muhedeen[2016],Hussain[2015] (on bad character evidence);Beghal v DPP[2016],Brown[2016],Property Alliance Group v The Royal Bank of Scotland[2016],RE v United Kingdom(2016) (on privilege);Wright v R[2016];O'Donnell v United Kingdom(2015) (on remaining silent at court);Re R(Children) [2015],Bala[2016] (on competence and compellability)
  • Discussion of new legislation and procedure rules, including: Serious Crime Act 2015; The Modern Slavery Act 2015; The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015
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