Criminal Evidence 
Expires after 90 days
Colin Beaumont, legal trainer
CPD Hours: 1
The following 10 important points will be covered during the presentation.
- The extent to which that which is written on the PET Form or the PTPH Form can become admissible evidence during the trial itself
- An examination of the legislation and recent case-law concerning bad character of both defendants and non-defendants
- An examination of the legislation and recent case-law concerning hearsay evidence
- Res Gestae and in particular 999 calls to the police and body-worn footage
- The circumstances in which a written witness statement may be read in the course of the trial and the circumstances in which it may not! – Some really interesting case-law
- Section 139 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and refreshing of memory whilst giving evidence
- Hostility rulings and a consideration of Section 119 of the CJA 2003
- Expert evidence – duties placed upon a party calling an expert to ensure that that person is an expert and to ensure that the expert’s report is written in a particular way – some very interesting case-law in this area
- The Criminal Procedure Rules 2015 (as amended) and the Criminal Practice Directions
- The provision of evidence and the disclosure of unused material which meets the test for disclosure – the duties placed upon the Crown at common law and under the Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 and the duties placed upon the defence
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