ch. 1. Introductory matters chapter 2. The burden and standard of proof chapter 3. Competence and compellability chapter 4. The process of trial chapter 5. Suspect evidence chapter 6. Drawing adverse inferences against the defendant chapter 7. Character and convictions chapter 8. Hearsay : the rule, exceptions under the Civil Evidence Act 1995 and at Common Law chapter 9. Hearsay under the Criminal Justice Act 2003 chapter 10. Confessions chapter 11. Evidence obtained by illegal or unfair means chapter 12. Opinion evidence chapter 13. Privilege and public policy.