Vepa P. Sarathi's Law of Evidence is a classic work on the subject that clarifies and explains the complicated rules governing the law of evidence in a straightforward and easily comprehensible style.
While maintaining the flair of this admired work, the author has updated the current seventh edition of the book with the latest case laws and statutory changes which have happened since the last edition.
With the enormous growth of Information Technology, electronic records have replaced paper-based transactions and consequently the use of digital and electronic signatures to authenticate these records. This edition exhaustively deals with this topic including the pronouncement of the Supreme Court in Anvar P.V. v. P.K. Basheer, (2014) 10 SCC 473.
The amendments carried out in the Evidence Act, 1872 through the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013 have been discussed exhaustively. Apart from this readers will find the appendices of the book very useful. The first appendix discusses whether Industrial Tribunal is bound by the rules of Evidence Act and the second appendix is devoted to Digital and Electronic Signatures.