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II. Matters not requiring proof and judicial findings as evidence

II. Matters not requiring proof and judicial findings as evidence  

Roderick Munday

in Cross & Tapper on Evidence (13th edn)

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Nov 2018
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Oct 2018
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9780191795664
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199668601.003.0002
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chapter
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9780199668601
This chapter examines the exceptions to the general rule that all facts in issue, or relevant to the issue, in a given case must be proved by evidence. It shows that sometimes, the judge, ... More
3. The judicial function in the law of evidence

3. The judicial function in the law of evidence  

Richard Glover

in Murphy on Evidence (15th edn)

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May 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191830730
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10.1093/he/9780198788737.003.0003
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9780198788737
This chapter discusses the different functions in a court and how the court is composed of a tribunal of law and a tribunal of fact. In a jury trial, the judge decides matters of law and is ... More
13. Judges

13. Judges  

Geoffrey Rivlin

in First Steps in the Law (7th edn)

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May 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191800337
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10.1093/he/9780198735892.003.0013
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chapter
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9780198735892
This chapter focuses on the different types of professional judges. Part-time judges are solicitors or barristers who are appointed to sit between fifteen and fifty days a year as judges. ... More
8. The judiciary

8. The judiciary  

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey, and Natalie Wortley

in English Legal System (3rd edn)

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Apr 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191845925
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10.1093/he/9780198808152.003.0008
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9780198808152
This chapter describes and discusses the different types of judge, and their roles, within the English legal system. An outline of the system of judicial appointments is given. There is ... More
3. The European Court of Human Rights: organization, practice, and procedure

3. The European Court of Human Rights: organization, practice, and procedure  

David Harris, Michael O’Boyle, Ed Bates, Carla Buckley, and Krešimir Kamber

in Harris, O'Boyle, and Warbrick: Law of the European Convention on Human Rights (4th edn)

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Aug 2018
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Sep 2018
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9780191827242
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10.1093/he/9780198785163.003.0003
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chapter
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9780198785163
This chapter discusses the organization and functions of the European Court of Human Rights. Topics covered include the composition of the Court; the election of judges; the roles of the ... More
7. The Judiciary:Our Law Upholders

7. The Judiciary:: Our Law Upholders  

Geoffrey Rivlin

in First Steps in the Law (7th edn)

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May 2015
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Aug 2015
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9780191800337
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10.1093/he/9780198735892.003.0007
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9780198735892
This chapter talks about the judges who are responsible for upholding the law. One of their most important characteristics is that they are independent, which means that they must have no ... More
IV. The functions of the judge and jury

IV. The functions of the judge and jury  

Roderick Munday

in Cross & Tapper on Evidence (13th edn)

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Nov 2018
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Oct 2018
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9780191795664
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199668601.003.0004
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9780199668601
This chapter discusses the basic functions of judge and jury. It begins with the general rule of separation of functions of judge and jury, before turning to some of the more direct methods ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Claire De Than and Russell Heaton

in Criminal Law (4th edn)

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May 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191764219
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199657209.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199657209
This introductory chapter begins by considering the definition of a ‘crime’. It then discusses the role of the substantive criminal law; classification of offences; appeals and the role of ... More
10. Trial by judge and jury

10. Trial by judge and jury  

Andrew Sanders, Richard Young, and Mandy Burton

in Criminal Justice (4th edn)

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Jul 2010
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Jun 2014
eISBN: 
9780191783692
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199541317.003.0010
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chapter
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9780199541317
This chapter discusses the jury trial. It discusses the influence of the judge on the trial process and outcome; how jury composition affects perceptions of the fairness and legitimacy of ... More
7. Style

7. Style  

John Snape and Gary Watt

in How to Moot: A Student Guide to Mooting (2nd edn)

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May 2010
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Jun 2015
eISBN: 
9780191811364
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199571673.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199571673
This chapter outlines ways in which style can be improved to make the moot presentation more persuasive. It provides answers to the following questions: following questions: How should the ... More
8. Judge and judgment

8. Judge and judgment  

John Snape and Gary Watt

in How to Moot: A Student Guide to Mooting (2nd edn)

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May 2010
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Jun 2015
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9780191811364
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199571673.003.0008
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chapter
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9780199571673
This chapter deals with the moot judge and judgment. It addresses the following questions: How is the moot judge's assessment divided between the moot and the law? Is it possible to lose on ... More
1. Relevance and admissibility of evidence

1. Relevance and admissibility of evidence  

Roderick Munday

in Evidence (10th edn)

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May 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191872563
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198832461.003.0001
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chapter
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9780198832461
Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. The law of evidence ... More
5. Case law

5. Case law  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills (3rd edn)

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Apr 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191827662
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10.1093/he/9780198785903.003.0005
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9780198785903
This chapter first discusses the fundamental distinctions between common law and civil law. It then examines the operation of the doctrine of precedent, and considers the arguments for and ... More
5. Law and moral legitimacy

5. Law and moral legitimacy  

Raymond Wacks

in Understanding Jurisprudence: An Introduction to Legal Theory (5th edn)

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Oct 2017
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Sep 2018
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9780191844003
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198806011.003.0005
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9780198806011
This chapter discusses the essential elements of Dworkin’s theory of law. It focuses on Dworkin’s assault on positivism. Dworkin denies the positivist separation between law and morals; ... More
5. Case law

5. Case law  

Scott Slorach, Judith Embley, Peter Goodchild, and Catherine Shephard

in Legal Systems & Skills: Learn, Develop, Apply (4th edn)

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Jun 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191892950
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198834328.003.0005
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chapter
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9780198834328
This chapter first discusses the fundamental distinctions between common law and civil law. It then examines the operation of the doctrine of precedent, and considers the arguments for and ... More
8. The judiciary

8. The judiciary  

Steve Wilson, Helen Rutherford, Tony Storey, Natalie Wortley, and Birju Kotecha

in English Legal System (4th edn)

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May 2020
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Sep 2020
eISBN: 
9780191888212
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198853800.003.0008
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9780198853800
This chapter describes and discusses the different types of judge, and their roles, within the English legal system. This includes the Lord Chancellor, Supreme Court Justices, Appeal Court ... More
19. General principles governing international criminal trials

19. General principles governing international criminal trials  

Antonio Cassese, Paola Gaeta, Laurel Baig, Mary Fan, Christopher Gosnell, and Alex Whiting

in Cassese's International Criminal Law (3rd edn)

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Jan 2013
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Jun 2013
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9780191764509
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780199694921.003.0041
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chapter
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9780199694921
The Statutes of the International Criminal Court, and of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda enumerate a list of ... More
1. Introduction

1. Introduction  

Tony Weir

in An Introduction to Tort Law (2nd edn)

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Sep 2006
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Jun 2015
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9780191811425
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10.1093/he/9780199290376.003.0001
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chapter
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9780199290376
Celebrated for their conceptual clarity, titles in the Clarendon Law Series offer concise, accessible overviews of major fields of law and legal thought. This introductory chapter provides ... More
3. Sources of Law II: Case Law

3. Sources of Law II: Case Law  

Mark Thomas and Claire McGourlay

in English Legal System Concentrate: Law Revision and Study Guide

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Aug 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780191764165
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10.1093/he/9780199654239.003.0003
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chapter
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9780199654239
Each Concentrate revision guide is packed with essential information, key cases, revision tips, exam Q&As, and more. This chapter focuses on case law, a major source of law providing for ... More
14. The Trials

14. The Trials  

Alisdair A. Gillespie and Siobhan Weare

in The English Legal System (7th edn)

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Sep 2019
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Sep 2019
eISBN: 
9780191868979
DOI: 
10.1093/he/9780198830900.003.0014
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chapter
ISBN: 
9780198830900
This chapter examines the trial process and identifies the differences between summary trials and trials on indictment. It details who is in court, what their role should be, and how they ... More

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