Uniform Evidence Law; Commentary and Materials 6e

Uniform Evidence Law; Commentary and Materials 6e

By Stephen Odgers SC, Elisabeth Peden, Miiko Kumar

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Date: 24/08/2018

Code: 9780455241111

Lawbook Co., AUSTRALIA

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Description

Uniform Evidence Law: Commentary and Materials 6th edition has been updated throughout to provide essential case extracts and thoughtful concise commentary covering the uniform evidence legislation in the UEL jurisdictions of the Commonwealth, new South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania.

This latest edition includes discussion of the following significant developments and new case law:

  • Important cases on adducing evidence from witnesses (R v GW (2016) 258 CLR 108 and Tootle v R [2017] NSWCCA 103);
  • Recent decision on adducing documents and business records (Capital Securities XV Pty Ltd (formerly known as Prime Capital Securities Pty Ltd) v Calleja [2018] NSWCA 26);
  • Significant hearsay decisions (Sio v The Queen (2016) 259 CLR 47 and Pate v the Queen [2015] VSCA 110);
  • New decision on expert evidence (Langford v Tasmania [2018] TASCCA 1);
  • Significant decisions on the admissibility of tendency and coincidence evidence (Hughes v The Queen [2017] HCA 20; 344 ALR 187 and R v GM [2016] NSWCCA 78);
  • Privilege (Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union v Australian Building and Construction Commissioner [2018] FCAFC 4);
  • Important decisions on discretionary exclusion (IMM v The Queen (2016) 257 CLR 300 and Dickman v The Queen [2017] HCA 24); and 
  • New decision on warning in respect of delay (Robbins (a pseudonym) v The Queen [2017] VSCA 288). 

 

Table of Contents

Part 1 - Introduction

  • Chapter 1 - Introduction

Part 2

  • Chapter 2 - Witnessses
  • Chapter 3 - Documents
  • Chapter 4 - Real Evidence

Part 3 - Admissibility of Evidence

  • Chapter 5 - Relevance
  • Chapter 6 - Discretions to Exclude or Limit Use of Evidence
  • Chapter 7 - Hearsay
  • Chapter 8 - Opinion
  • Chapter 9 - Admissions
  • Chapter 10 - Tendency and Coincidence
  • Chapter 11 - Credibility
  • Chapter 12 - Character
  • Chapter 13 - Identification Evidence
  • Chapter 14 - Privilege

Part 4 - Proof

  • Chapter 15 - Burden and Standard of Proof
  • Chapter 16 - Judicial Notice
  • Chapter 17 - Facilitation of Proof
  • Chapter 18 - Corroboration and Warnings
  • Chapter 19 - Prima facie Case

Part 5 - Case Files and Answers to Questions

  • Chapter 20 - Case Files
  • Chapter 21 - Answers to Questions

Appendix

  • Evidence Act
  • Relationship Between the Evidence Act 2001 (Tas) and the Evidence Act 1995 (Cth)
  • Criminal Procedure act 1986 (NSW) - Extracts

 

 

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