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Australian Uniform Evidence Law

Australian Uniform Evidence Law

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  • Publication planned for: May 2019
  • availability: Not yet published - available from May 2019
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781108450010

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  • Australian Uniform Evidence Law offers a practical, clear and student-friendly introduction to the law of evidence and its operation across Uniform Evidence Act jurisdictions Using a logical structure with the Evidence Act 1995 (Cth) as its point of reference, this text introduces basic concepts before leading into more detailed coverage of the Act. Curated cases and excerpts from the legislation, with clear summaries and explanations of the rules, help students understand the application of the Act. Practice problems at the end of each chapter provide students with the opportunity to test their knowledge of each topic. Additionally, a 'Putting it all together' chapter at the end of the text challenges students with complex problems. Guided solutions, a summary of the key points discussed, key terms and definitions, and guides to further reading are included for each chapter. Providing clear explanation and engaging examples, this highly readable text is an essential resource for students.

    • clear and accessible text with logical structure written for students
    • well-chosen and curated case extracts and legislation
    • problems in each chapter and 'Putting it all together' problems at the end of the book to show how the topics interrelate with each other
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    Product details

    • Publication planned for: May 2019
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781108450010
    • dimensions: 247 x 174 mm
    • availability: Not yet published - available from May 2019
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Adducing evidence
    3. Relevance
    4. Hearsay
    5. Opinion
    6. Admissions
    7. Tendency and coincidence
    8. Credibility
    9. Character
    10. Identification evidence
    11. Privileges
    12. Discretionary and mandatory exclusions
    13. Facilitation of proof and ancillary matters
    14. Putting it all together
    15. Suggested answers to practice problems.

  • Authors

    Fiona Hum, Monash University, Victoria
    Fiona Hum is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, Monash University.

    Bronwen Jackman, University of New England, Australia
    Bronwen Jackman is a Lecturer in the Law School, University of New England.

    Ottavio Quirico, University of New England, Australia
    Ottavio Quirico is a Senior Lecturer in the Law School, University of New England.

    Gregor Urbas, Australian National University, Canberra
    Dr Gregor Urbas is a barrister at Blackburn Chambers in the Australian Capital Territory, and a Visitor at the Australian National University.

    Kip Werren, University of New England, Australia
    Kip Werren is a Lecturer in the Law School, University of New England.

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