Evidence: Principles and Problems, Twelfth Edition is a leading casebook on Canadian evidence law.
This is the twelfth edition of Evidence: Principles and Problems, a leading casebook on Canadian evidence law. Combining text and excerpts from leading cases with commentary and thought-provoking problem scenarios, the work continues to be a comprehensive resource on the law of evidence for both students and practitioners.
New in this edition
This edition has been thoroughly edited and updated.
The following major new Supreme Court rulings are considered:
- Villaroman S.C.C.(circumstantial evidence; rule in Hodge’s case)
- Bradshaw S.C.C. (corroboration for hearsay admissibility)
- Bingley S.C.C. (drug recognition experts)
- Durham Regional Crime Stoppers S.C.C. (informer privilege)
- Barton Alta.C.A. (sexual assault stereotypes and dated jury instructions)
- Brissard Ont.C.A. (motive in sexual assault cases)
- Nero Ont.C.A. (spousal privilege)
- Hirsch Sask.C.A. (Facebook messages)
- Abbey (no. 2) Ont.C.A. (expert evidence)
- Falconer N.S.C.A. (admissions)
- MacIsaac Ont.C.A. (collateral facts)
Attention is also given throughout to many significant rulings by trial judges, including the sexual assault acquittal in Ghomeshi and Parliament’s response in Bill C-51.