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Cross on Evidence 9th Australian Edition isbn 9780409333398

Cross on Evidence 8th Australian Edition


ISBN13: 9780409326680
New Edition ISBN: 9780409333398
Previous Edition ISBN: 0409321478
Published: December 2009
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780409326673



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 an exposition of the principles underlying the various rules.

In this eighth Australian edition, the author expands the commentary of this well-respected work to include; the extensive amendments to the Evidence Acts 1995 (Cth and NSW), and the extension of that Act to Victoria. Further, the work reflects the extensive revisions on views, judicial notice, opinion evidence, the control of prosecution addresses, and questions in cross-examination.

New material has been introduced in relation to the treatment of wrongly received evidence, privilege, and rules governing police examination.

Subjects:
Evidence, Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
1. Introduction
2. Facts which Need to Be Proved by Evidence
3. Estoppels
4. The Burden of Proof and Presumptions
5. The Degrees of Proof
6. The Functions of Judge and Jury
7. The Competence and Compellability of Witnesses
8. Corroboration
9. The Course of Evidence
10. Character and Credibility
11. Similar Fact Evidence
12. Evidence by Accused Persons
13. Privilege
14. Public Policy
15. Opinion
16. The Rule Against Hearsay
17. The Rule Against Hearsay: Principal Exceptions at Common Law
18. The Rule Against Hearsay: Statutory Exceptions
19. The Doctrine of Res Gestae
20. Documentary Evidence
21. Proof of Frequently Recurring Matters;