The British Experience with Hearsay Reform: A Cautionary Tale

11 Pages Posted: 20 Feb 2016 Last revised: 11 May 2016

Date Written: February 18, 2016

Abstract

The paper explores the British experience with the Civil Evidence Act of 1995 and the Criminal Justice Act of 2003, which significantly reform the common law treatment of hearsay and substitute a discretionary approach to admission.

Suggested Citation

Brodin, Mark S., The British Experience with Hearsay Reform: A Cautionary Tale (February 18, 2016). Fordham Law Review, Vol. 84, 2016; Boston College Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 392. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2734164

Mark S. Brodin (Contact Author)

Boston College - Law School ( email )

885 Centre Street
Newton, MA 02459-1163
United States

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