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  1. Twitter 1 item
  2. Essential Reading 3 items
    1. The modern law of evidence - Adrian Keane, Paul McKeown 2018

      Book Recommended New 12th Edition

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    3. Evidence: law and context - Jonathan Doak, Claire McGourlay, Mark Thomas 2018

      Book Essential Also available as a Taylor & Francis eBook

  3. Seminar 1 – Admissibility and Proof 6 items
    1. Essential Reading 2 items
      1. The evolution of the discretionary exclusion of evidence - David Ormerod, Diane Birch 2004

        Article  Available via Westlaw

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        Article  Available via Westlaw - See Dennis, I. ‘Reverse onuses and presumption of innocence: in search of principle’ [2005] Crim LR 901

    2. Recommended Reading: 4 items
      1. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Hunter, M. ‘Judicial Discretion: Section 78 in Practice’ [1994] Crim LR 558

      2. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Ormerod, D. ‘ECHR and the Exclusion of Evidence: Trial Remedies for Article 8 Breaches’ [2003] Crim LR 61

      3. Defendant Participation in the Criminal Process - Abenaa Owusu- Bempah 2018

        Book Recommended Also available as an eBook Central eBook. Read Chapter 4 and 8 - Defendant participation; 4.1 Calling to account; 4.2 The development of the adversarial trial; 4.3The defendant’s current role; 4.4 Conclusion. Participation and the future of criminal procedure 8.1Reverse burdens of proof 8.2The nature of criminal procedure in the light of defendant participation 8.3The future of criminal procedure 8.4Conclusion

  4. Seminar 2 – Character Evidence and Hearsay 11 items
    1. Essential Reading 6 items
      1. Coventry law journal (ejournal)

        Journal  Available via Westlaw. See Steventon, B.V. and Brown, S.J. [2008] ‘The Admissibility of Bad Character evidence’ 13 (1): 1-9 - also available via Coventry University institutional repository - see next entry.

      2. The admissibility of bad character evidence - B.V. Steventon, S.J Brown

        Article  Available via CURVE (the Institutional Repository for Coventry University)

      3. Bad News for Good Character - Matt Stanbury 16/04/2015

        Webpage  Blog Post from the Appeals Barrister - Plain English fact sheets about the criminal appeals process from barrister Matt Stanbury, info@appealsbarrister.com

      4. R v Hunter [2015] EWCA Crim 63

      5. Price v UK [2016] ECHR 15602/07

    2. Recommended Reading: 5 items
  5. Seminar 3 – Confessions and Competence and Compellability 15 items
    1. Essential Reading: 6 items
      1. Evidence: law and context - Jonathan Doak, Claire McGourlay, Mark Thomas 2018

        Book  Also available as a Taylor & Francis eBook. Chapter 4,7,8,9

      2. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Birch, D. (1989) ‘The pace hots up: confessions and confusions under the 1984 Act’ Criminal Law Review Feb, 95-116

      3. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Dennis, I, ‘Legal advice in Police Stations: 25 years on’ [2011] Crim LR 1

    2. Recommended Reading 7 items
      1. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Choo, A. & Nash, S. ‘What’s the matter with section 78?’ [1999] Crim LR 929

      2. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Skinns, L. ‘The Right to legal advice in the police station; past present and future’ [2011] Crim LR 19

      3. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  See Stockdale, M. and Jackson, a. ‘Expert evidence in Criminal Proceedings: Current Challenges and Opportunities’ [2016] Crim LR 344

      4. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Cape, ‘Incompetent Police Station Advice and the Exclusion of Evidence’ [2002] Crim LR 471

  6. Seminar 4 –Examination-in-Chief Cross and Re-Examination (focus on special measures and sexual history evidence) 28 items
    1. Essential Reading 16 items
      1. Evidence: law and context - Jonathan Doak, Claire McGourlay, Mark Thomas 2018

        Book  Chapters 4 (refresh your memory), 5, and 6 - or the same chapters (Special Measures and Examination in-Chief) from another Evidence text book

      2. R v Evans [2016] EWCA Crim 452 

      3. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal Essential Available via Westlaw - See Hoyano, L. 'Cross-examination of sexual assault complainants on previous sexual behaviour: views from the barristers' row' [2019] Crim. L.R. 2019, 2, 77-114

      4. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Wurtzel, D. (2014) ‘The youngest witness in a murder trial: making it possible for very young chidren to give evidence’ Criminal Law Review, 12, 893-901

      5. Cross-Examination of Sexual Assault Complainants on Previous Sexual Behaviour: Views from the Barristers’ Row - Laura Hoyano 19/11/2018

        Document Essential Full report published by Criminal Bar Association 29/11.2018. Available to download from author's professional website

      6. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See McEwan, J., 'Vulnerable Defendants and the Fairness of Trials' [2013] Crim LR 100-113

      7. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal Essential Available via Westlaw - See Fairclough, S. 'Speaking up for Injustice: reconsidering the provision of special measures through the lens of equality' [2018] Crim LR 1, 4-19

      8. Limiting the use of complainants’ sexual history in sexual offence cases - Ministry of Justice

        Document Essential Available to download from the GOV.UK website

      9. Challenging the law on sexual history evidence: a response to Dent and Paul - Clare McGlynn

        Article Recommended Available via Westlaw. Response to the below - challenging their rejection of criticisms of the current regime, including that it may cause victim blaming and that Evans opens the floodgates to admitting such evidence.

      10. In defence of section 41 - Nick Dent, Sandra Paul

        Article Recommended Available via Westlaw. Defends current policy on use of sexual history evidence in trials under the Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Act 1999 s.41, with reference to R. v Evans (Chedwyn) (CA).

    2. Suggested further reading: 12 items
      1. Taking trauma seriously - Louise Ellison, Vanessa E Munro 07/2017

        Article 

      2. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Padfield, N. 'The trouble with rape', (2018) Criminal Law Review 4, 275-77

      3. Women and the criminal justice system: failing victims and offenders? 2018

        Book  Also available as a Springer eBook. Read Chapter 3: Triggs, C. 'False Allegations of Sexual Violence: The Reality' 43-66 - see full text link below

      4. False Allegations of Sexual Violence: The Reality - Charlotte Triggs OBE

        Chapter  Available as part of a Springer eBook

      5. Cross-examining young alleged complainers in Scottish criminal cases - Samantha J. Andrews, Michael E. Lamb

        Article Essential Available via Westlaw

  7. Seminar 5 – Expert Evidence, Identification and Corroboration 7 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. Evidence: law and context - Jonathan Doak, Claire McGourlay, Mark Thomas 2018

        Book  Chapters 13 and 10 or the same chapters (Expert Evidence, Identification and Corroboration) from another Evidence text book

      2. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal Essential Available via Westlaw - See Stone, M. ‘Instant Lie Detection? Demeanour and credibility in criminal trials’ [1991] Criminal Law Review Nov. 821-830

      3. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Davies, G and Piasecki, E. ‘No More Laissez Faire? Expert Evidence, Rule Changes and Reliability’ [2016] Crim LR 328

    2. Further Reading: 4 items
      1. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Stockdale, M. and Jackson, a. ‘Expert evidence in Criminal Proceedings: Current Challenges and Opportunities’ [2016] Crim LR 344

      2. The trouble with rape - Nicola Padfield 2018

        Article 

      3. The criminal law review 1954-

        Journal  Available via Westlaw - See Padfield, N. 'The Trouble With Rape (Editorial)' Crim. L.R. 2018, 4, 275-277

  8. Useful Other Sources and Textbooks 10 items
    1. The criminal process - Ashworth, Andrew, Redmayne, Mike 2010

      Book 

    2. Evidence - Andrew L.-T. Choo 01/04/2018

      Book 

    3. Evidence: text & materials - Gregory Durston c2011

      Book 

    4. Evidence - R. J. C. Munday 2017

      Book 

    5. Murphy on Evidence - Richard Glover 25/05/2017

      Book 

    6. Criminal evidence - Roberts, Paul, Zuckerman, A. A. S. 2010

      Book 

    7. Cross and Tapper on evidence - Tapper, Colin, Cross, Rupert 2010

      Book