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Civil Procedure: Commentary & Materials, 5th Edition

Civil Procedure: Commentary & Materials, 5th Edition

Colbran, S; Spender, P; Jackson, S; Douglas, R, 2012

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Book 9780409331943 $181.00

Civil Procedure Commentary & Materials provides students and practitioners with a comprehensive analysis of the practical and theoretical issues encountered in Australian civil procedure, including alternative dispute resolution.
Format: Paperback 

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Click here to read the review first published in Ethos - ACT Law Society Journal September 2013 - Issue 229.

Civil Procedure Commentary & Materials provides students and practitioners with a comprehensive analysis of the practical and theoretical issues encountered in Australian civil procedure, including alternative dispute resolution. Civil Procedure Commentary & Materials 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. Civil Procedure Commentary & Materials examines and discusses each substantive and procedural step in the trial process.

Features
· New internal design distinguishes different features in the text, allowing readers to easily navigate through the book.
· In-depth questions, notes, comments and further readings in each chapter aid and extend student understanding of the issues discussed.
· Complimentary teaching and learning support available on www.lexisnexis.com.au/Campus



Author

Colbran, S E

Stephen Colbran is a Professor of Law, Central Queensland University.

Spender, P

Peta Spender is an Associate Professor at the ANU College of Law, Australian National University.

Jackson, S M

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

Douglas, R J

Roger Douglas is a Professor of Law, La Trobe University.

Penovic, T

Tania Penovic is Deputy Director, Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Monash University.

Table of Contents

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, and Particular Parties
11. Pleading
12. Summary Disposition
13. Discovery
14. Further means of obtaining evidence
15. Affidavits
16. Interlocutory procedures
17. Settlement
18. Trial
19. Appeal and New Trial
20. Costs
21. Enforcement

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