About this blog

This is a blog for updates on developments in Western Australian evidence law, with a particular focus on criminal trials. Most posts will be short summaries of recent judgments. Blog posts will focus on particular points of interest from the judgments and are not intended to be comprehensive.

About the author

Aidan Ricciardo is a Lecturer at the University of Western Australia Law School. He holds a Master of Laws from The University of Melbourne, Bachelors of Laws (Hons) and Arts (Communication Studies) from the University of Western Australia, and a Graduate Certificate of Legal Practice.

His teaching and research interests include evidence law, health law, and the intersection between those areas. Aidan is also a Legal Member of the Human Research Ethics Committee of the South Metropolitan Health Service (at Fiona Stanley Hospital).

Aidan’s teaching excellence has been acknowledged with numerous awards and commendations. In 2021, Aidan was nationally recognised as the recipient of the inaugural Excellence in Teaching Award (Early Career) in the Australian Legal Education Awards.

You can access Aidan’s UWA research profile here.

Important notice

The content of this blog does not apply in all jurisdictions, does not constitute legal advice, and should not be relied upon. You should seek legal advice in relation to any particular matters you may have. All opinions expressed are my own, not necessarily those of any organisations with which I am connected.