Web links

The following is a list of websites providing free access to a wide range of materials relating to the law of evidence.

Advocate’s Gateway

http://www.theadvocatesgateway.org/

A variety of resources relating to vulnerable witnesses and defendants, including toolkits for case management and planning to question different types of vulnerable witness.

 

Attorney General’s Office

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/attorney-generals-office

A variety of announcements, publications, consultations, and statistics.

 

Australasian Legal Information Institute

http://www.austlii.edu.au/

Australian and international cases, legislation, and legal articles.

 

BAILII (British and Irish Legal Information Institute)

http://www.bailii.org/

British and Irish cases and legislation, EU cases, Law Commission reports, and other British and Irish law-related material.

 

Canadian Legal Information Institute

http://www.canlii.com/

Canadian cases and legislation.

 

Civil Procedure Rules

http://www.justice.gov.uk/guidance/courts-and-tribunals/courts/procedure-rules

 

Codes of Practice (Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984)

http://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office/series/police-and-criminal-evidence-act-1984-pace-current-versions

 

Commonwealth Legal Information Institute

http://www.commonlii.org/

Cases and legislation from all Commonwealth countries, External Territories, Dependencies, Hong Kong, and Ireland.

 

Criminal Bar Association

http://www.criminalbar.com/

Various updates and resources relating to criminal law and practice.

 

Criminal Courts Review, A Review of the Criminal Courts of England and Wales by Lord Justice Auld, September 2001

http://www.criminal-courts-review.org.uk/

 

Criminal Procedure Rules

http://www.justice.gov.uk/guidance/courts-and-tribunals/courts/procedure-rules

 

Crown Court Compendium, Part 1

https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/crown-court-compendium-part-i-jury-and-trial-management-and-summing-up.pdf

Guidance on directing the jury in Crown Court trials and on jury and trial management.

 

Crown Prosecution Service

http://www.cps.gov.uk

Research material, including resources for victims and witnesses and Research, Monitoring and Evaluation Reports.

 

European Court of Human Rights

http://www.echr.coe.int/

The European Convention on Human Rights, ECHR cases and news on forthcoming and recent judgments.

 

Family Procedure Rules

http://www.justice.gov.uk/guidance/courts-and-tribunals/courts/procedure-rules

 

Federal Rules of Evidence (United States)

http://www.uscourts.gov/uscourts/rules/rules-evidence.pdf

 

Home Office

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office

Publications, policies, consultations, and statistics relating to crime.

 

Judicial College

http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/training-support/judicial-college

Publications relating to judicial training, including key reference material.

 

Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

http://www.jcpc.uk

Judgments of the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council.

 

Law Commission

http://www.lawcom.gov.uk

Law Commission Reports and Consultation Papers.

 

Law Reform Commission of Ireland

http://www.lawreform.ie

Irish Law Reform Reports and Consultation Papers.

 

Liberty

http://www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk

Various materials relating to civil liberties and human rights.

 

Memory and the law: The Research Board of the British Psychological Society’s Guidelines on Memory and the Law

http://www.forcescience.org/articles/Memory&TheLaw.pdf

Findings and recommendations from the scientific study of human memory.

 

Ministry of Justice

https://www.justice.gov.uk

Statistics and policy and research publications.

 

New Zealand Legal Information Institute

http://www.nzlii.org

New Zealand cases, legislation, and legal articles.

 

Northern Ireland Law Commission

http://www.nilawcommission.gov.uk/

Northern Ireland Law Reform Reports and Consultation Papers.

 

Parliament

http://www.parliament.uk

Bills and draft Bills before Parliament and Hansard (the edited verbatim reports of proceedings in both Houses of Parliament).

 

Parliamentary Documents

http://www.official-documents.co.uk

Command and House of Commons Papers.

 

Parliamentary Joint Committee on Human Rights

http://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/joint-select/human-rights-committee/

Materials relating to human rights in the UK, including judgments, reports, and associated evidence.

 

Scottish Law Commission

http://www.scotlawcom.gov.uk/

Scottish Law Reform Reports and Consultation Papers.

 

South Africa Supreme Court of Appeal

http://www.justice.gov.za/sca/judgments/judgem_sca.htm

All judgments of the South Africa Supreme Court of Appeal from 1999 onwards.

 

Supreme Court

http://www.supremecourt.uk

Judgments of the Supreme Court and live video coverage of sittings.

 

United Kingdom Legislation

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/

UK Acts of Parliament and Statutory Instruments.

 

World Legal Information Institute

http://www.worldlii.org/

Access to worldwide law, including a Law Reform Project with links to worldwide law reform databases.