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Cross on Evidence, 11th edition

Cross on Evidence, 11th edition

Heydon, J D, 2017

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Cross on Evidence, 11th edition, this prestigious text describes and analyses the main rules of the law of evidence in Australia. Written by the Honourable J D Heyson AC QC, this text provides explicit statements of doctrine and an exposition of the principles underlying the various rules.

 

Format: Paperback

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Cross on Evidence, 11th edition, this prestigious text, written by the Honourable J D Heydon AC QC, provides a detailed and authoritative analysis of the rules of the law of evidence in Australia. It contains explicit statements of doctrine together with an exposition of the principles underlying the various rules. This edition is fully up to date and is the only significant Australian text which covers the entirety of the law of evidence in Australia, both in the uniform jurisdictions and the states which have separate regimes.

 

Features

  • Authoritative text on the law of evidence
  • Covers civil and criminal law of evidence in all Australian jurisdictions
  • States both the detail of the law and the principles on which it rests
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    Author

    The Honourable J D Heydon AC QC is a former Justice of the High Court of Australia. He was appointed to the Court in February 2003, after having been a Judge of the New South Wales Court of Appeal since 2000.

    Table of Contents

    Chapter 1 – Introduction
    Chapter 2 – Facts which Need not be Proved by Evidence
    Chapter 3 – Estoppels
    Chapter 4 – The Burden of Proof and Presumptions
    Chapter 5 – Degrees of Proof
    Chapter 6 – The Functions of Judge and Jury
    Chapter 7 – The Competence and Compellability of Witnesses
    Chapter 8 – Corroboration
    Chapter 9 – The Course of Evidence
    Chapter 10 – Character and Credibility
    Chapter 11 – Similar Fact Evidence
    Chapter 12 – Evidence by Accused Persons
    Chapter 13 – Privilege
    Chapter 14 – Public Interest
    Chapter 15- Opinion
    Chapter 16 – The Rule against Hearsay
    Chapter 17 – The Rule against Hearsay: Principal Exceptions at Common Law
    Chapter 18 – The Rule against Hearsay: Statutory Exceptions
    Chapter 19 – The Doctrine of Res Gestae
    Chapter 20 – Documentary Evidence
    Chapter 21 – Proof of Frequently Recurring Matters

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