CRIMINAL LAW – conviction appeal – supply of prohibited drug – credibility evidence – coincidence evidence
EVIDENCE – Credibility and reliability – Previous representation of a person who is not a witness – Evidence Act 2008 (Vic) ss 55, 101A, 108A.
EVIDENCE – Witnesses – Credibility evidence – Whether evidence of a previous representation admissible as credibility evidence – Whether a ‘person’ includes a corporation for the purposes of s 108A of the Evidence Act 1995 (Cth)
Evidence – statutory exceptions to hearsay rule in civil proceedings – whether person who made representation not available to give evidence about asserted fact – whether it would cause undue expense or undue delay or would not be reasonably practicable to call person who made the representation to give evidence – general statutory discretion to exclude evidence: whether probative value of evidence substantially outweighed by danger that it might be unfairly prejudicial to a party.
Criminal Practice & Procedure
admissibility of Alibi Notice
whether consciousness of guilt or credibility
whether notice should have been excluded
directions on lies