This paper deals about the source and types of evidence, and the situation of illegal evidence in Spanish law, including aspects such as direct and indirect gathering of illegal evidence, procedural effects, jurisprudence analysis, fruit of the poisonous tree doctrine. The paper also describes the topic in Chilean law, focusing of the gathering and exclusion of illegal evidence, sanction to the illegal exercise of evidence law, fundamental rights that may be affected when gathering illegal evidence in national law. Finally, it discusses about the explicit treatment of illegal evidence in Chilean criminal procedural code, and the absence of specific norms in the civil procedure code.
|Number of pages||38|
|Journal||Revista Chilena de Derecho|
|State||Published - 2007|