Civil Procedure: Commentary and Materials, 7th edition
Civil Procedure: Commentary and Materials is an essential resource on civil procedure for students and practitioners
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Civil Procedure: Commentary and Materials 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 further readings, to aid and extend understanding of the issues. 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, limitation of actions, commencing proceedings and case management, service, pleading, parties and joinder, gathering evidence, trial and appeal, costs, enforcement and practical directions. Federal, state and territory procedures are covered.
This seventh edition contains completely revised and updated commentary, legislation, Rules of Court, cases and articles.
• Covers all jurisdictions to equip students for practice Australia-wide
• Authoritative commentary and analysis
• Includes extensive discussion of alternative dispute resolution
• All chapters include questions, notes and further reading
• Aids and extends students understanding of the issues
Colbran et al, LexisNexis Study Guide: Civil Procedure, 2nd ed, 2019
• Hemming & Penovic, Civil Procedure in Australia, 2015
• Simmons, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Civil Procedure, 2016
• Zillmann & Hemming, LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Civil Procedure, 2016
Table of contents
Ch 1 Court Adjudication in the Civil Justice System
Ch 2 Case Management and the Overriding Purpose
Ch 3 Alternative Dispute Resolution
Ch 4 Jurisdiction
Ch 5 Non-compliance, Amendment and Time
Ch 6 Limitation of Actions
Ch 7 Commencing Proceedings
Ch 8 Service
Ch 9 Appearance
Ch 10 Joinder of Parties and Actions
Ch 11 Group Proceedings
Ch 12 Pleading
Ch 13 Summary Disposition
Ch 14 Discovery
Ch 15 Further Means of Obtaining Evidence
Ch 16 Affidavits
Ch 17 Interlocutory Procedures
Ch 18 Settlement
Ch 19 Trial
Ch 20 Appeal and New Trial
Ch 21 Costs
Ch 22 Enforcement