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Quick Reference Card: Evidence for Common Law States, 2nd Edition

Quick Reference Card: Evidence for Common Law States, 2nd Edition

Field, D, 2019

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Book 9780409351057 $20.00

Quick Reference Card – Evidence for Common Law States, 2nd edition provides a concise summary of the key principles, legislation and cases relating to evidence law in the common law states in 6 laminated A4 pages designed to be folded into an easy-to-handle reference.

Description

Quick Reference Card: Evidence for Common Law States, written by highly experienced author David Field, clearly summarises the most important principles, legislation and cases relating to evidence law in Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia.


This card covers relevance, admissibility, burdens of proof, proof without new evidence, forms of evidence, competence and compellability of witnesses, privilege, oral testimony, character evidence, hearsay, opinion evidence, identification evidence, corroboration in criminal cases, and unlawfully obtained evidence.


The Quick Reference Card makes an ideal study aid both for classroom and exam use and is an excellent tool for practitioners needing a ready-reference on evidence law in the common law states. The laminated A4 pages are designed to be folded into an easy-to-handle reference.

 

Features

• Concise summary of the most important principles of evidence law
• Overview of key case law and legislation
• Quick easy and clear access to key principles
• Portable
• Durable laminated card
• Great as a revision checklist
• Perfect for exam use

 

Related Titles
Field, Queensland Evidence Law, 4th ed, 2017
Field, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Evidence for Common Law States, 3rd ed, 2019
Field & Offer, Western Australian Evidence Law, 2015
Ligertwood & Edmond, Australian Evidence, 6th ed, 2017

Author

David Field BA(Hons) (Law) (Nott); PhD (Bond) is an Honorary Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at Bond University.

Table of Contents

Topics cover:
Relevance
Admissibility
Burdens of Proof
Proof without New Evidence
Forms of Evidence
Competence and Compellability of Witnesses
Privilege
Oral Testimony
Character Evidence
Hearsay
Opinion Evidence
Identification Evidence
Corroboration in Criminal Cases
Unlawfully Obtained Evidence

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