LLB Civil Procedure and Evidence

Student listening in a seminarModule leader: Keith Uff

Module description:

Topics Include:

  • Limitation of actions
  • Costs and the role of inferior judicial officers
  • The course of a civil action under the Civil Procedure Rules 1998 and its associated Practice Directions
  • The fast track, the multi track and the small claims track
  • The law of evidence in civil cases, including in particular; burden and standard of proof; competency and compellability of witnesses; presentation of testimony; doctrine of judicial notice; privilege; hearsay.



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