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Civil Procedure — Commentary and Materials, 6th edition

Civil Procedure — Commentary and Materials, 6th edition

Colbran, S; Spender, P; Douglas, R; Jackson, S; Penovic, T; Townes O'Brien, M, 2015

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Civil Procedure — Commentary and Materials, 6th edition provides the reader with a comprehensive analysis of the practical and theoretical issues encountered in Australian civil procedure.

 

Format: Paperback

Description

Civil Procedure — Commentary and Materials, 6th edition provides students and practitioners with a comprehensive analysis of the practical and theoretical issues encountered in Australian civil procedure, including alternative dispute resolution. This text combines a wealth of primary and secondary materials from all jurisdictions. The common law is clearly set out, together with extensive practical commentary. Each chapter features in-depth questions and notes together with lists of further reading to aid and extend understanding of the issue. It also examines and discusses each substantive and procedural step in the trial and appeal process.

Topics include jurisdiction of a court to consider a matter, alternative dispute resolution, limitations of actions, commencing proceedings and case management, service, pleading, parties and joinder, gathering evidence, trial and appeal, costs, enforcement and practical directions. Each of the state, territory and federal procedures is covered. New to this edition is a chapter on group proceedings.

This sixth edition contains completely revised and updated legislation, Rules of Court, cases and articles.

 

Features

     •     Authoritative authors from different jurisdictions.
     •     Each chapter features in-depth questions and notes together with lists of further reading.

 

Related Titles

Colbran, LexisNexis Study Guide — Civil Procedure, forthcoming, 2016
Hemming & Penovic, Civil Procedure in Australia, 2015
Peden & Kumar, Quick Reference Card Civil Procedure, 2011

Author

Stephen Colbran is a Professor of Law, Head Discipline of Law, School of Business and Law at Central Queensland University.

Peta Spender is a Professor at the ANU College of Law, Australian National University and a Presidential Member of the Australian Capital Territory Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

Roger Douglas is Professor of Law at La Trobe University where he has taught since 1972. His recent research relates to the use of law by and against political dissidents.

Sheryl Jackson is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law at Queensland University of Technology.

Tania Penovic is Deputy Director of the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law and a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Law at Monash University.

Molly Townes O’Brien is an Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law, Australian National University.

Table of Contents

     1.     Court adjudication in the civil justice system
     2.     Case management and the overriding purpose
     3.     Alternative Dispute Resolution
     4.     Jurisdiction
     5.     Non-compliance, amendment and Time
     6.     Limitation of actions
     7.     Commencing proceedings
     8.     Service
     9.     Appearance
   10.     Joinder of parties and actions
   11.     Group proceedings
   12.     Pleadings
   13.     Summary disposition
   14.     Discovery
   15.     Further means of obtaining evidence
   16.     Affidavits
   17.     Interlocutory procedures
   18.     Settlement
   19.     Trial
   20.     Appeal and New Trial
   21.     Costs
   22.     Enforcement

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