Evidence Law in Queensland
Edition 9 ed
OverviewEvidence Law in Queensland has provided practitioners and students alike with reliable and comprehensive commentary on the Evidence Act 1977 (Qld) for over two decades. Over nine previous editions, John Forbes has applied his expertise to maintaining an authoritative, regularly-updated resource for practitioners, law enforcement professionals and students. The 9th edition incorporates fresh analysis of legislative and case law developments, including: commentary fully revised to accommodate relevant judicial developments since June 2010; more than 300 new decisions noted; amendments to the Evidence Act 1977 (Qld) effected by the Civil Proceedings Act 2001 (Qld); discussion of the relationship between the Evidence Act 1977 (Qld) and the Uniform Civil Procedure Rules; credit issues and the declining importance of demeanour; recent developments regarding relationship evidence and the Pfennig test; further consideration of the open court policy; lies as evidence, and further consideration of the Edwards direction.