Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location by Walter G. Robillard, Donald A. Wilson, Curtis M. Brown, PDF
By Walter G. Robillard, Donald A. Wilson, Curtis M. Brown, Winfield Eldridge
Expert surveyors and lots of civil engineers needs to comprehend the legislation of limitations and the proof invaluable for effective and exact boundary selection. This re-creation of the preeminent text/reference at the topic is introduced thoroughly brand new, with new fabric at the use of expertise in surveying and its criminal ramifications, using forensic investigative options within the discovery of obscured proof, new case legislations examples all through, and new indicates support illustrate the options offered.
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A witness false in one part of his or her testimony is to be distrusted in other parts of testimony. 4. Testimony of an accomplice ought to be viewed with distrust and the evidence of the oral admissions of a party with caution. 5. In civil cases, the afﬁrmative of the issue must be proved, and when the evidence is contradictory, the decision must be made according to the preponderance of evidence; that in criminal cases guilt must be established beyond reasonable doubt. 6. Evidence is to be estimated not only by its own intrinsic weight, but also according to the evidence that it is in the power of one side to produce and of the other to contradict.
The surveyor is a professional specialist who knows how to read and interpret deed words and how to set monuments in accordance with the words. Understanding and applying the correct law (including the laws of evidence) are unquestionably part of a surveyor’s duties, and responsibilities. Failure to DEFINITION, SCOPE, AND NATURE OF EVIDENCE 45 understand and properly apply these requirements may result in claims of negligence or malpractice. Most law is written, but there also exists unwritten law.
Since the practicing surveyor can expect on occasion that his or her ﬁndings of boundary location will be tested in court, he or she should assign values to evidence in the same proportion that it will be accepted in court. ” Surveys based on unrecorded maps of unknown origin may be impossible to substantiate in court. DEFINITION, SCOPE, AND NATURE OF EVIDENCE 29 The value of evidence is relative and is subject to general, not deﬁnite, rules. In a borderline decision, what the law of evidence is will not be known until the conclusion of the case.
Evidence and Procedures for Boundary Location by Walter G. Robillard, Donald A. Wilson, Curtis M. Brown, Winfield Eldridge