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Evidence paper, part 4 (hearsay basics)

August 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I cannot say that readers have been vocally demanding part 4 of my evidence paper in the period since part 3 appeared on 7 April 2010.  Nevertheless, in case anyone remains interested, here it is, with the balance to follow with a little more regularity.  I have created a category specific to this series of […]

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Evidence paper, part 5 (reviving memory)

August 28th, 2010 · No Comments

This is part 5 of the serialisation of my evidence paper.  The previous posts are here. * * * ‘One reason why the solicitor might not be able to give evidence in the orthodox manner is that he could no longer remember the conversation which might have been a decade earlier.  In theory, under the […]

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Evidence paper, part 3 (hearsay introduction)

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments

This is the third instalment of my evidence paper.  Part 2 is here. Hearsay Litigation involving lawyers is typically document-heavy.  Lawyers usually record more things on their files in more detail than most people.  Court files contain a detailed record of the history of a matter, even to the near-unique extent of oral and written […]

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Evidence paper, part 2 (the problem)

April 7th, 2010 · No Comments

(Part 1 is here.) Associate Professor Palmer noted that my research paper read a bit like a ‘set your own examination’.  He was right.  But I didn’t do it because I knew the answers.  I did it because I wanted to know the answers.  Here’s the problem I set myself:

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Evidence paper, part I (introduction to the new law)

March 24th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Now I know my posting on the new Evidence Act has been a bit sporadic, and disordered, but now I’ve written my research paper on the subject, and whereas before I was subjecting you to the offcuts I discarded along the way, now I am going to subject you to a serialised version of the […]

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