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Cross on Evidence, 11th edition

Cross on Evidence, 11th edition provides a detailed and authoritative analysis of the rules of the law of evidence in Australia. It contains explicit statements of doctrine together with an exposition of the principles underlying the various rules.
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409345940
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Cross on Evidence, 11th edition, this prestigious text, written by the Honourable J D Heydon AC QC, provides a detailed and authoritative analysis of the rules of the law of evidence in Australia. It contains explicit statements of doctrine together with an exposition of the principles underlying the various rules. This edition is fully up to date and is the only significant Australian text which covers the entirety of the law of evidence in Australia, both in the uniform jurisdictions and the states which have separate regimes. Features Authoritative text on the law of evidence Covers civil and criminal law of evidence in all Australian jurisdictions States both the detail of the law and the principles on which it rests

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Table of 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 – 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