This comprehensive book provides a clear explanation of the operative rules of evidence in all Australian jurisdictions by reference to their underlying and unifying evidential principles, providing the necessary framework to understand and address evidential issues.
This edition has been completely rewritten to take account of major case law and statutory developments since the first edition. It details the key divergences and convergences in the law of evidence across Australia and addresses a number of significant international comparisons. Examples are used throughout the text to illustrate the practical application of the law, while diagrams graphically summarize complex legal issues.
This book sets out the rules of evidence, as they apply in Australian courts, in a manner designed to be highly accessible and readily comprehensible. Equal treatment is given to both the uniform evidence legislation and the common law that applies in the remaining Australian jurisdictions.
The text summarizes significant U.S. Supreme Court decisions, additional leading cases; forefront expert, scientific, and electronic evidence developments; and principal schools of evidentiary thought. It also includes practical implementation as well as scholarly approaches.
Each E&E offers hypothetical questions complemented by detailed explanations that allow you to test your knowledge of the topics in your courses and compare your own analysis. The Evidence version provides an alternative perspective to help you understand your casebook and in-class lectures.
Mastering Evidence is a clear, concise discussion of the rules of evidence. Focusing primarily on the Federal Rules of Evidence, this book fully explains the details of those rules. It is also organized according to the same structure as the Federal Rules and is, therefore, easier to follow.
This text explores current debates and draws on different jurisdictions to achieve a fascinating mix of critical and thought-provoking analysis for students and practitioners of the law of evidence. Thorough consideration is given to all areas of contemporary concern,particularly the ongoing implications of the Human Rights At 1998 and the Criminal Justice Act 2003.
This text provides an examination of the theory behind the rules that underpin the law of evidence as well as its practical application, helping to engage the reader with the key debates and encouraging analytical thought.