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LA3004 - Evidence

Credit points: 03
Year: 2018
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

To provide a practical and theoretical understanding of the law of evidence to prepare students for what will be required in practice. The course will give a background to the development of the common law and will also look at the relevant Queensland and Commonwealth legislation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain and critique the importance of evidence in legal practice;
  • Research legal issues and analyse using primary and secondary sources;
  • Apply primary and secondary sources in a range of practical scenarios;
  • Communicate effectively in writing.
Prerequisites: (LA2017 or LA1005) and (LA2018 or LA1004) and (LA2020 or LA1012)

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 23-Aug-2018
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Chris Davies
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Chris Davies, Mrs Salome Pretorius.
Contact hours:
  • 26 hours lectures
    Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).

    Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
    Census Date 23-Aug-2018
    Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Chris Davies
    Lecturers: Dr Helen Sungaila, <Person not found>.
    Contact hours:
    • 26 hours lectures
      Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); assignments (30%).

      Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.