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(p. 327) 17. Corroboration, the ‘Turnbull Guidelines’ and Opinion Evidence 

(p. 327) 17. Corroboration, the ‘Turnbull Guidelines’ and Opinion Evidence
(p. 327) 17. Corroboration, the ‘Turnbull Guidelines’ and Opinion Evidence

Martin Hannibal

and Lisa Mountford

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date: 04 December 2020

This chapter considers the nature of corroborative evidence; the situations where corroborative evidence is required as a matter of law; the situations where a corroboration warning might be given as a matter of judicial discretion; and the application of the ‘Turnbull guidelines’ in cases where eye-witness identification is disputed. It also explains the rules relating to opinion evidence and to expert opinion evidence in particular.

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