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No matter how good your research and study skills, the ultimate test for the law student is the exam. This book explains how to tackle successfully the sort of problems and essay questions typically found in exam papers. The authors clearly guide students through the process of planning and structuring answers, providing advice on what to include, and on what to leave out. The book contains 50 questions and model answers divided into chapters covering all major topics. Each chapter begins with an introduction focusing on important points and ends with suggestions for further reading. Each question is supported by clear commentary indicating exactly what examiners are looking for, followed by an answer plan listing the key points to cover. Online Resource Center An Online Resource Center accompanies the book, providing revision and exam advice, links to useful websites, and a glossary to develop students' understanding of subject-specific terms.
Maureen Spencer is a Principal Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University. John Spencer is a Visiting Senior Lecturer in Law at Middlesex University. He is also a barrister and law reporter.
Table of Contents
|Table of Cases||p. ix|
|Table of Statutes||p. xix|
|Table of Statutory Instruments||p. xxv|
|Burden and standard of proof; presumptions||p. 5|
|Witnesses: competence and compellability; special measures||p. 37|
|Character of defendant||p. 56|
|Confessions and the defendant's silence||p. 146|
|Improperly obtained evidence||p. 180|
|Corroboration and identification||p. 199|
|Opinion evidence||p. 214|
|Issues in the course of trial||p. 227|
|Privilege and public policy||p. 251|
|Mixed questions||p. 274|
|Selected Bibliography||p. 307|
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