LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Evidence for Common Law States, 3rd edition

LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Evidence for Common Law States, 3rd EDITION assists students in common law evidence jurisdictions to consolidate knowledge through practice and revision questions

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409350524
Release Date: July 17, 2019
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409350531
Release Date: July 17, 2019
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LexisNexis Questions & Answers: Evidence for Common Law States 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 each of Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia. 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.


  • Provides a summary of key issues
  • Helps students revise key areas before attempting problem questions
  • Questions with answer guide, model answer, examiners comments and tips to keep in mind
  • Assists students with effective exam study preparation
  • Designed for students in common law evidence jurisdictions
  • Content is relevant and aligned with units of study in Qld, WA & SA

Related Titles

Field, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Uniform Evidence Law, 3rd ed, 2019
Field, LexisNexis Case Summaries: Evidence for Common Law States, 2012
Field, Queensland Evidence Law, 4th ed, 2017
Field & Offer, Western Australian Evidence Law, 2014
Ligertwood & Edmond, Australian Evidence, 6th ed, 2017


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Table of contents

Chapter 1 Relevance

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 Unlawfully Obtained Evidence

Chapter 10 The Final Hurdle