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The principles of the law of evidence in civil and criminal cases.
The Law of Evidence lays out the set of rules and principles that govern whether particular proof of a fact will be rejected or admitted as evidence. Often, therefore, this means that the rules are largely concerned with stating what is not admissible evidence, followed by limited restorative exceptions.
|Paper title||Law of Evidence|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$672.30|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,118.80|
- 96 LAWS points
- Pre or Corequisite
- Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
- LAWS 314
- Limited to
- LLB, LLB(Hons)
- Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
- Teaching staff
- Course materials are provided by the Faculty.
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- Learning Outcomes
- The Law of Evidence is crucial to any student who is contemplating appearing as counsel in any form of litigation.