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Advanced law of evidence 802


 
Modulekode LOE 802
Kwalifikasie Postgraduate
Fakulteit Faculty of Law
Module-inhoud

The module comprises a study of selected capita of contemporary issues relating to the law of evidence. Aspects dealt with include the following:

  1. Relevance and the fact-finding process: problematic aspects
  2. Evidentiary aspects of the sentencing process with specific reference to the role of behavioural sciences
  3. Expert witnesses and the “hired gun” phenomenon
  4. A constitutional perspective on the privilege against self-incrimination
  5. Specific aspects of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act
  6. Evidentiary aspects of the Sexual Offences Act
Modulekrediete 30.00
NQF Level 09
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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