Cross on Evidence
Edition 9 ed
OverviewThis prestigious work, written by the Honourable J D Heydon AC, provides a detailed and authoritative analysis of the Rules of the Law of Evidence in Australia with explicit statements of doctrine, together with extensive citation of the large body of authority. Cross on Evidence, 9E, has been thoroughly revised to incorporate statutory developments and changes to existing case law. The Honourable J D Heydon AC has updated the text to include significant decisions on the rule in Jones v Dunkel (Kuhl v Zurich Financial Services Australia Ltd (2011) 243 CLR 361; Australian Securities and Investments Commission v Hellicar (2012) 286 ALR 501). This new edition also incorporates changes to: legal and evidential burdens of proof; relevance and wrongly received evidence; reception of fresh evidence on appeal; the discretion to exclude DNA evidence; spousal incrimination; similar fact evidence; lay opinion evidence; expert evidence; and contractual construction.