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LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Uniform Evidence Law, 2nd edition

LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Uniform Evidence Law, 2nd edition

Field, D, 2015

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Format ISBN Price
Book 9780409340310 $66.00

The new edition of this popular text provides valuable tools for study and preparation for exams and assignments on evidence in uniform evidence jurisdictions. It combines succinct summaries of key principles, relevant cases and legislation with sample questions and answers in all key topics.

 

Format: Paperback

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


LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Uniform Evidence Law 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 the uniform Evidence Act jurisdictions. 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
     •     Designed specifically for students in uniform evidence jurisdictions - content is aligned with units of study in NSW, Vic, Tas, ACT, NT
     •     Succinct topic summaries helps students revise key areas
     •     Provides guidance on answering problem questions

Author

David Field is an Associate Professor of Law at Bond University, where he has taught evidence law for over 12 years. He has specialised in Supreme Court commercial causes and legal aid criminal cases during his career in practice. He was also the Solicitor for Prosecutions for Queensland.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1     Relevance, Admissibility and Weight
Chapter 2     Burdens and Standards of Proof
Chapter 3     Shortcuts to Proof
Chapter 4     Competence, Compellability and Privilege
Chapter 5     The Course of a Trial
Chapter 6     Character, Propensity and Prejudice
Chapter 7     Hearsay
Chapter 8     Opinion, Identification and Corroboration
Chapter 9     Illegally or Improperly Obtained Evidence
Chapter 10   The Final Hurdle

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