Cross on Evidence, 9th Edition (Softcover)
|Author(s) :||Heydon, J D|
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|Format :||Softcover Book|
|Published :||December, 2012|
This prestigious work, written by the Honourable J D Heydon AC, provides a detailed and authoritative analysis of the Rules of the Law of Evidence in Australia with explicit statements of doctrine, together with extensive citation of the large body of authority.
Cross on Evidence, 9th edition, has been thoroughly revised to incorporate statutory developments and changes to existing case law. The Honourable J D Heydon AC has updated the text to include significant decisions on the rule in Jones v Dunkel (Kuhl v Zurich Financial Services Australia Ltd (2011) 243 CLR 361; Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Hellicar (2012) 286 ALR 501). This new edition of Cross on Evidence, also incorporates changes to: legal and evidential burdens of proof; relevance and wrongly received evidence; reception of fresh evidence on appeal; the discretion to exclude DNA evidence; spousal incrimination; similar fact evidence; lay opinion evidence; expert evidence; and contractual construction.
· Authoritative text on the law of evidence
· Covers civil and criminal laws of evidence in all Australian jurisdictions
· Written by The Hon. Justice Heydon AC QC
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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 - The 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