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Australian evidence: a principled approach to the common law and the uniform acts
Edition:
5th Edition
Year:
2010
Format:
Book
Call No:
KN 390 L 4 5
Publisher:
Chatswood, N.S.W.: LexisNexis Butterworths
Subject:
Evidence ;
Keywords:
I. THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES: A procedural perspective -- Discovering past events -- The procedural environment -- Structuring the rules of evidence -- Synopsis -- II. THE TRIAL PROCESS: The process in outline -- The essential tasks of the trial court -- The ambit of evidential rules -- III. CHARACTER: Introduction -- Prosecution evidence revealing the accused's incriminating propensity or tendency -- Defence evidence revealing a co-accused's incriminating propensity -- Cross-examination of an accused disclosing propensity -- Evidence of propensity tendered by the accused -- Evidence revealing the propensity of a third party -- Evidence revealing propensity in civil actions -- Conclusion -- IV. UNRELIABLE EVIDENCE: CORROBORATION AND RELATED NEWS: Introduction -- Testimony requiring mandatory corroboration -- Testimony requiring a mandatory corroboration warning -- Testimony requiring warning only as a matter of practice -- The nature of corroborative evidence -- Functions of a judge and jury: directing the jury -- Conclusion -- V. THE ADVERSARY CONTEXT: Access to information -- The nature of rules restricting access to information -- Adversary restrictions upon access to information -- Public policy restrictions upon access to information -- VI. PARTY PRESENTATION AND PROSECUTION: Introduction -- Burden of proof: nature and incidence -- No case to answer -- Material facts determined from information presented by the parties -- VII. THE TESTIMONIAL EMPHASIS: Introduction -- Documentary evidence -- Real evidence -- Testimonial evidence -- VIII. HEARSAY: Scope of the hearsay rule -- Exceptions to the hearsay prohibition -- Common law exceptions -- Statutory exceptions to the hearsay rule -- The uniform legislation
ISBN/ISSN:
9780409324808
Notes:
Includes tables and index
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