Evidence Law (7030.4)
|Level:||Undergraduate Third Year Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Law & Justice|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2018 Semester 2 DR Gregor URBAS (Ph: +61 2 62012729 ) ON-CAMPUS
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Evidence is a branch of procedural law which determines how facts can be proved in litigation. This unit aims to give a general understanding of the common law and legislation, particularly the Evidence Act 1995 (C'th) and (NSW), which regulates the proof of facts in federal, ACT and NSW courts and tribunals. Topics to be examined include the rules regarding the burden and standard of proof; presumptions and prima facie cases; exclusionary rules relating to the privilege against self-incrimination, client professional privilege and public interest immunity; examination of witnesses; real and documentary evidence; and the hearsay rule including admissions and confessions.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Posses an understanding of the rules relating to evidence, their origin in the common law and the Evidence Act 1995 (C'th) and (NSW), the principles underlying those rules and their relationship to substantive law; an ability to apply the relevant rules and to predict their operation; familiarity with the contexts in which rules of evidence are significant; an ability to find the relevant law and law reform proposals relating to evidence; improved skills in legal research and writing, critical analysis, legal problem solving, advocacy, client presentation and communication.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
Four hours per week.
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