*For LLB and BA/BCom specialising in law
BASIC PRINCIPLES OF THE:
(a) Law of obligations (contract and delict)
(b) Criminal law
(c) Law of civil procedure;
(d) Law of criminal procedure; and
(e) Law of evidence.
ACCESS TO JUSTICE:
(a) Courts and alternative dispute resolution;
(b) Legal profession; and
(c) Access to justice and its promotion in South Africa (the idea, problems, representation in criminal matters, role of different organisations, etc).
THE ABOVE CONTENT FORMS THE BASIS OF THE SKILLS COMPONENT (INCORPORATING ACADEMIC LITERACY SKILLS) WHICH CONSISTS OF:
(a) Drafting a simple contract based upon a set of facts (law of contract)
(b) Reading, understanding, summarising a case on the law of delict and applying the principles of legal argument and logic to it
(c) Summarising, analysing, criticising and improving (“edit”) a piece of writing on the law of evidence
(d) Understanding and applying the principles of examination in chief, cross-examination and re-examination to a concrete set of facts with a view to participation in a “moot court” or debate.