Medical evidence in courts of law.

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Report of a joint committee of the General Council of the Bar of England and Wales, the Law Society and the British Medical Association.

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ContributionsGeneral Council of the Bar., Law Society., British Medical Association.
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Number of Pages28
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The suggested directions and accompanying text are not intended to constitute an authoritative statement of the law. They are guidelines only and aim to reflect the law.This book aims to provide a thorough and detailed discussion of the principles and practice of evidence interpretation and evaluation by using real cases by way of illustration.

The presentation is appropriate for students of forensic science or related disciplines at advanced undergraduate and master's level or for practitioners engaged in.

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