USYD

Semester 2, 2017


LAWS5013 - Evidence

41 pages

17,000 words

$49.00

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Description

Concise summary prepared for the final exam, includes all topics studied throughout semester and all cases in the unit outline.
Topics:
- Proof (parts 1 & 2): burden of proof; standard of proof; prima facie case; judicial notice; inferences from absence of evidence; warnings: potentially unreliable evidence
- Adducing evidence: calling a witness; competence and compellability; sworn and unsworn evidence
- Witnesses: examination of witnesses; cross-examination of witnesses; vulnerability witnesses; re-examination; re-opening a caise
- Real evidence
- Documents
- Admissibility of evidence: relevance; discretionary exclusion and limits on use; hearsay; admissions; credibility; opinion; character of the accused; tendency and coincidence evidence