MLL334 - Evidence
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
|Prerequisite:||MLL214 and MLL218|
Campus: 4 x 1 hour classes per week
Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
The unit aims to give students an understanding of the law relating to the collection and use of information pertaining to the subject matter of criminal and civil proceedings. The rationale for the rules comprising the law of evidence and the values they reflect will also be considered. Topics include: the theoretical foundations of the rules of evidence; competence and compellability of witnesses; burden and standard of proof; privilege; examination of witnesses; the accused as a witness; similar fact evidence; documentary evidence; opinion evidence; admissions and confessions; the hearsay rule and its exceptions; illegally obtained evidence and corroboration. The unit covers the Uniform Evidence Act and common law rules.
Written Assignment 1500 words 20%, Test (Multiple Choice) 20%, Examination 2 hours 60%
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All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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