Advanced law of evidence 802

Modulekode LOE 802
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Law

The module comprises a study of selected capita of contemporary issues relating to the law of evidence. Aspects dealt with include the following:
(a) Relevance and the fact-finding process: problematic aspects
(b) Evidentiary aspects of the sentencing process with specific reference to the role of behavioural sciences
(c) Expert witnesses and the “hired gun” phenomenon
(d) A constitutional perspective on the privilege against self-incrimination
(e) Specific aspects of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act
(f) Evidentiary aspects of the Sexual Offences Act

Modulekrediete 30.00
Prerequisites No prerequisites.
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Module is presented in English
Department Procedural Law
Period of presentation Semester 1 or Semester 2

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