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Last Updated Date:   3 June 2022

8 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course seeks to impart knowledge of major rules and doctrines of evidence law. Students are expected to achieve competency in the application of those rules and doctrines and to acquire a critical understanding of the underlying assumptions, principles, policies and rationales. Coverage includes rules on admissibility of evidence, exclusionary discretion, privileged communication, right of silence and burdens and standards of proof.

Course Convenor: Prof Ho Hock Lai

Co-teacher(s): Emeritus Prof Chin Tet Yung; A/P Jean Ho; As/P Benny Tan; Mr Tan Ming Ren; Ms Winona Kang & Mr Emmanuel Aw

Module Codes: LCJ5011

Contact Hours: One 3 hr lecture + One 3-hr tutorial

Workload: 6 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Presentation & Performance - 20%; Final Exam - 80%

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: Year 1 Law Compulsory modules:
LCJ5003 Law of Contract; LCJ5004 Law of Torts; LCJ5001 Criminal Law; LCJ5016 Legal Analysis, Research & Communication; LCJ5025 Singapore Law In Context; LCJ5002 Introduction to Legal Theory

Examination Date: Monday, 21 November 2022 (AM)

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