Confrontation and compulsory process : U.S. and European approaches compared
O'Brian Jr., William E.. (2011) Confrontation and compulsory process : U.S. and European approaches compared. International Commentary on Evidence, Vol.9 (No.2). p. 4. ISSN 1554-4567Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.2202/1554-4567.1118
This paper discusses the relationship between the English hearsay rule and the principles governing the right to a fair trial under Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights. While the provisions serve similar purposes, they do not always produce the same result. Two sorts of cases are discussed: cases where the hearsay rule admits evidence that should be excluded because it violates the defendant's right to examine or have examined the witnesses against him, and cases where the hearsay rule excludes evidence that should be admitted to protect the defendant's right to a fair trial. The treatment of these cases is contrasted to the treatment of similar cases under the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. © 2012 De Gruyter. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||K Law > K Law (General)|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Social Sciences > School of Law|
|Journal or Publication Title:||International Commentary on Evidence|
|Publisher:||Berkeley Electronic Press|
|Official Date:||1 December 2011|
|Page Range:||p. 4|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
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