Law on Hearsay

Law on Hearsay
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  • Released 7th Feb 2022
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  • James Edenborough
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Hearsay has for some time been subject to the statutory provisions of the Criminal Justice Act 2003 and it helps to have an introduction, or refresher for those who have been doing other things for a while, as well as looking the key case and some more recent appeals to see how the legislation works through in practice.

This presentation aims to do three things, review the key relevant provisions of the CJA 2003, second consider the steps laid out in the leading case of R v Riat & Others [2012] EWCA Crim 1509, and third look at other cases dealing with hearsay.

Hearsay remains a regular and significant issue in criminal proceedings, and it’s important to have a working knowledge.

The key legislation are sections 114 to 136 of the Criminal Justice Act 2003.

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Learning objectives:

An understanding of the key legislation for dealing with hearsay evidence in criminal proceedings.

An understanding of the steps in the key caselaw and some recent issues in cases showing how the law is applied in practice.

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James Edenborough

Consultant to LTC (Practising Barrister) • Law Training Centre

James studied history at the University of Cambridge, going on to an MA in Legal and Political Theory at UCL. A practising barrister, James was at the criminal bar for 13 years. In 2015, James moved in-house to work in professional regulation, specialising in fitness to practise. James taught criminal procedure to paralegal students for NALP and was a trainer for the International Debate Education Association, an NGO which promotes democratic culture through debate, teaching seminars to students in Russia, central Europe, and China.

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