LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Evidence for Common Law States, 4th edition

Assists students in common law evidence jurisdictions to consolidate knowledge through practice and revision questions

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409358865
Release Date: November 07, 2023
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LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Evidence for Common Law States is designed to facilitate continuous review and preparation for assignments and examinations. It consolidates and reinforces readers’ knowledge and understanding of the law of evidence applicable in each of Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. The author provides clear and concise revision guides for each major topic and a systematic approach to analysing and answering problem and exam questions.

Each chapter commences with a summary of relevant cases and identification of the key issues. All questions are followed by a suggested answer plan, a sample answer and comments on how the answer might be viewed by an examiner. The author also offers advice on common errors to avoid and practical hints and tips on how to achieve higher marks.

Features

• Provides a summary of key issues
• Questions with answer guide, model answer, examiners comments and tips to keep in mind
• Specifically for students in common law evidence jurisdictions Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia
• Helps students revise key areas before attempting problem questions
• Assists students with effective exam study preparation

Related Titles

• Field, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Uniform Evidence Law, 4th ed, 2023
• Field, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Evidence for Common Law States, 2012
• Field, van Caenegem & Duffy, Queensland Evidence Law, 6th ed, 2022
• Field & Offer, Western Australian Evidence Law, 2014
• Ligertwood & Edmond, Australian Evidence, 6th ed, 2017

 

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Table of contents


  • Ch 1 Relevance

  • Ch 2 Burdens and Standards of Proof

  • Ch 3 Shortcuts to Proof

  • Ch 4 Competence, Compellability and Privilege

  • Ch 5 The Course of a Trial

  • Ch 6 Character, Propensity and Prejudice

  • Ch 7 Hearsay

  • Ch 8 Opinion, Identification and Corroboration

  • Ch 9 Unlawfully Obtained Evidence

  • Ch 10 The Final Hurdle