LL.B 325 Evidence I


This course critically explores the roles of evidence in a civil and criminal courtroom in consideration of due process. It covers topics that includes standards and burdens of proof, witness competence, witness examination, and inadmissible evidence.


Learning Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the skills of forensic reasoning and how these are used in the courtroom.
  • Demonstrate a detailed understanding of the functions, principles, and rules of evidence.
  • Critically discuss relationships between rules and principles of evidence and the Human Rights conventions.
  • Understand the sources of law of Evidence.
  • Critically discuss methods of forensic reasoning within the rules of evidence that are applied in given situations.
  • Evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of rules of evidence and procedures.