A superbly clear, direct, and detailed explanation of the rules that underpin the law of evidence. The Modern Law of Evidence is a lucid, engaging, and authoritative guide to this fascinating area of study. Straightforward and practical in approach, it also provides concise and focused analysis of the theory behind the law, with an emphasis on recent discussion and current debates. The Modern Law of Evidence is an ideal text for undergraduate and postgraduate students, including students studying on the Bar Professional Training Course and Legal Practice Course. It is also an authoritative reference point for practitioners and judges, having been cited with approval by appellate courts in the UK and Commonwealth.