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This book is now Out of Print.
A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Cross on Evidence 11th Australian Edition isbn 9780409345957

Cross on Evidence 10th Australian Edition


ISBN13: 9780409339574
New Edition ISBN: 9780409345957
Previous Edition ISBN: 9780409333398
Published: December 2014
Publisher: LexisNexis Australia
Country of Publication: Australia
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print
Paperback edition out of print, ISBN13 9780409339567



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, 10th edition, has been thoroughly revised to incorporate statutory developments and changes to existing case law.

The 21 chapters in Cross are divided according to topics, providing greater depth and analysis of case law and discussing the scope and nature of the rules of evidence.

Subjects:
Evidence, Other Jurisdictions , Australia
Contents:
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